The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for RNC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RNC over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio Network Controller (RNC)
North West / Cheshire
Rank - - 63
Contract jobs citing RNC 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £265 £275
% change year-on-year -33.96% -3.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 67 194 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 12.71% 20.10% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 122 72
Median daily rate £338 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 18
Median hourly rate £17.00 £27.05 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.15% +54.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.84 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

RNC
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing RNC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for RNC in Cheshire

RNC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RNC in Cheshire

RNC
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for RNC.

1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Node B
1 1 (100.00%) Feasibility Study

RNC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) Node B
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Performance Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (100.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA