Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 15 December 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)
England > North of England
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 345 351
Rank change year-on-year +42 +6 -61
Contract jobs citing RNC 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.009% 0.014% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.062% 0.082% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
North of England median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £285 £258 £305
% change year-on-year +10.68% -15.57% +14.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North of England median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1621 2427 2402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 14.35% 16.88% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1052 1498 1411
North of England median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +12.59%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £213
90th Percentile £547 £550 £540
England median daily rate £406 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +1.44% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 168 227
North of England median hourly rate £15.22 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.36% +40.63% -17.95%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.20 £40.00 £41.80
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -15.56% +7.14% +5.00%

RNC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing RNC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for RNC in the North of England

RNC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RNC in the North of England

RNC
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RNC within the North of England region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
North West +14 1 - -
RNC
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 North of England region with a requirement for RNC.

1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Optimisation

RNC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics