Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for RNC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RNC over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Radio Network Controller (RNC)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 162 149
Rank change year-on-year -3 -13 +11
Contract jobs citing RNC 6 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.15% 0.050% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.22% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Berkshire median daily rate £220 £290 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.14% -4.92% +190.48%
South East median daily rate £220 £290 £305
% change year-on-year -24.14% -4.92% +67.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

RNC is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 786 915 1,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.12% 22.88% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 445 544
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £232 £225 £229
90th Percentile £600 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 52 48
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.81 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.24% -51.45% +115.28%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.28 £13.99
90th Percentile £42.25 £55.00 £54.78
South East median hourly rate £17.49 £23.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year -24.25% -28.95% +62.50%

RNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing RNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for RNC in Berkshire

RNC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RNC in Berkshire

RNC
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RNC within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 4 £220 -
Newbury -13 2 - -
RNC
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RNC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for RNC.

1 4 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 4 (66.67%) 3G
1 4 (66.67%) 2G
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia
3 2 (33.33%) Network Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (16.67%) Cramer
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia DX200
4 1 (16.67%) MGW
4 1 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks

RNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) 2G
1 4 (66.67%) 3G
1 4 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (16.67%) MGW
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia DX200
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Databuild Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Radio Planner
1 1 (16.67%) RAN Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) RAN Performance Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) Cramer
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia Networks