The table below looks at the statistics for RNC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RNC over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
Rank 454 466 434
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -32
Contract jobs citing RNC 125 98 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 1.49% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 14
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£271 £315 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £258 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £315 £328
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7559 6567 6800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.57% 13.11% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4102 3366 3311
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 372 568
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

RNC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RNC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RNC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RNC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RNC within the UK.

RNC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

RNC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RNC within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

RNC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

RNC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RNC within the UK.

RNC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

RNC
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RNC within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 114 £271 +6.37% 1
South East +10 52 £205 -19.60% 1
Berkshire +18 41 £150 -41.17% 1
North West -1 22 £375 -
Newbury - 11 £194 -
Reading +7 10 - -
Manchester -7 8 £375 -
Scotland -3 5 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

RNC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RNC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RNC.

1 111 (70.25%) Telecoms
2 104 (65.82%) Radio Access Network
3 102 (64.56%) Ericsson
4 99 (62.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 88 (55.70%) GSM
6 78 (49.37%) UMTS
7 75 (47.47%) ATM
7 75 (47.47%) SLA
8 73 (46.20%) SDH
9 71 (44.94%) Ethernet
9 71 (44.94%) WFM
10 70 (44.30%) Line Management
11 69 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
12 62 (39.24%) 3G
13 47 (29.75%) 2G
14 42 (26.58%) Network Planning
15 29 (18.35%) LTE
16 22 (13.92%) 4G
17 18 (11.39%) VCP4
18 17 (10.76%) Nokia
19 14 (8.86%) Statistics
19 14 (8.86%) Performance Engineering
20 12 (7.59%) Huawei
21 9 (5.70%) QA
22 6 (3.80%) NBAP
22 6 (3.80%) Wireshark
22 6 (3.80%) Degree
22 6 (3.80%) Wireless
23 5 (3.16%) Cisco
23 5 (3.16%) MGW

RNC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing RNC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RNC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Maya
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 104 (65.82%) Radio Access Network
2 88 (55.70%) GSM
3 78 (49.37%) UMTS
4 75 (47.47%) ATM
5 73 (46.20%) SDH
6 71 (44.94%) Ethernet
7 62 (39.24%) 3G
8 47 (29.75%) 2G
9 29 (18.35%) LTE
10 22 (13.92%) 4G
11 6 (3.80%) NBAP
11 6 (3.80%) Wireshark
11 6 (3.80%) Wireless
12 5 (3.16%) MGW
13 4 (2.53%) GGSN
13 4 (2.53%) SGSN
13 4 (2.53%) GPRS
14 3 (1.90%) WiMAX
14 3 (1.90%) UTRAN
14 3 (1.90%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) MS Access
General
1 111 (70.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.90%) German Language
3 2 (1.27%) Finance
3 2 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (0.63%) Front Office
4 1 (0.63%) Back Office
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (48.10%) Field Engineer
2 15 (9.49%) Network Planner
3 14 (8.86%) Performance Engineer
4 6 (3.80%) Databuild Engineer
5 5 (3.16%) Transmission Engineer
5 5 (3.16%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 4 (2.53%) RAN Engineer
6 4 (2.53%) 3G Engineer
6 4 (2.53%) Tester
7 3 (1.90%) Network Specialist
7 3 (1.90%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (1.90%) Transmission Planner
8 2 (1.27%) CS Core Engineer
8 2 (1.27%) Radio Engineer
8 2 (1.27%) Support Engineer
8 2 (1.27%) Analyst
8 2 (1.27%) Test Analyst
9 1 (0.63%) Consultant
9 1 (0.63%) Support Technician
9 1 (0.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) Statistics
2 1 (0.63%) Handset
2 1 (0.63%) GIS
2 1 (0.63%) User Experience
2 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.94%) WFM
2 70 (44.30%) Line Management
3 69 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (26.58%) Network Planning
5 14 (8.86%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (1.27%) ETL
6 2 (1.27%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (1.27%) Migration
7 1 (0.63%) Change Management
7 1 (0.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2
7 1 (0.63%) Project Management
7 1 (0.63%) Time Management
7 1 (0.63%) Resource Management
7 1 (0.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (0.63%) Network Architecture
7 1 (0.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (0.63%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.27%) C
2 1 (0.63%) SQL
2 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (11.39%) VCP4
2 6 (3.80%) Degree
3 1 (0.63%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (47.47%) SLA
2 9 (5.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 102 (64.56%) Ericsson
2 99 (62.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 17 (10.76%) Nokia
4 12 (7.59%) Huawei
5 5 (3.16%) Cisco
6 4 (2.53%) Actix
6 4 (2.53%) Siemens
6 4 (2.53%) Nortel
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle
7 3 (1.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (1.27%) NEC
9 1 (0.63%) Cramer
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.63%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.63%) ComArch
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