Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 175 159
Rank change year-on-year +28 -16 +14
Contract jobs citing RNC 5 9 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.13% 0.18% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.79% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Berkshire median daily rate £220 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +9.09% -
South East median daily rate £220 £300 £275
% change year-on-year -26.67% +9.09% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £27.50 -
South East median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 737 1134 1346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.37% 23.29% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 543 590
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £236 £250 £203
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 37 53
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -58.57% +89.19%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £46.20 £40.25 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% - +48.57%

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 27 July 2017. 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 +23 4 £220 -
Newbury +3 1 - -
RNC
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 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 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) 2G
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Nokia DX200
4 1 (20.00%) MGW
4 1 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (20.00%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Cramer
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Huawei
4 1 (20.00%) Node B
4 1 (20.00%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation

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 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (40.00%) 2G
2 2 (40.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) MGW
3 1 (20.00%) Node B
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia DX200
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Databuild Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Amdocs OSS
1 1 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Cramer
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia Networks