The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 April 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 267 250
Contract jobs citing RNC 0 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.082% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.38% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £275 £283
% change year-on-year -36.36% -2.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1414 2099 2058
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.45% 21.56% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 1182 1001
Median daily rate £400 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +5.86% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 108 102
Median hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.06% +6.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

RNC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

RNC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RNC in the South East

RNC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RNC in the South East