The table below looks at the statistics for Network Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Planning over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Planning
Rank 118 111 112
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 7 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.76% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.11% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£400 £270 £221
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £294 £224
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £285 £225
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £8.84
Network Planning
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1868 1716 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.41% 68.37% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 874 712
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £242 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% +6.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Network Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Planning across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Planning across the Berkshire region.

Network Planning Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Planning across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Network Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Network Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Planning across the Berkshire region.

Network Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Planning
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Planning within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 2 £450 +66.66%
Slough -9 2 - -
Network Planning
South East

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Planning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Planning.

1 11 (57.89%) Telecoms
2 6 (31.58%) Validation
2 6 (31.58%) LTE
3 5 (26.32%) 3G
4 4 (21.05%) GSM
4 4 (21.05%) UMTS
4 4 (21.05%) 2G
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (15.79%) SMS
5 3 (15.79%) Parlay
5 3 (15.79%) ISUP
5 3 (15.79%) SCCP
5 3 (15.79%) INAP
5 3 (15.79%) HTTP
5 3 (15.79%) SLA
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (10.53%) SCDPM
6 2 (10.53%) 4G
6 2 (10.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (10.53%) Ericsson
6 2 (10.53%) VMS
6 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
6 2 (10.53%) SDH
6 2 (10.53%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) ATM
6 2 (10.53%) Cramer
6 2 (10.53%) 2.5G
6 2 (10.53%) McAfee

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Planning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) LTE
2 5 (26.32%) 3G
3 4 (21.05%) GSM
3 4 (21.05%) UMTS
3 4 (21.05%) 2G
4 3 (15.79%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (15.79%) SMS
4 3 (15.79%) Parlay
4 3 (15.79%) ISUP
4 3 (15.79%) SCCP
4 3 (15.79%) INAP
4 3 (15.79%) HTTP
5 2 (10.53%) 4G
5 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
5 2 (10.53%) SDH
5 2 (10.53%) ATM
5 2 (10.53%) 2.5G
5 2 (10.53%) RNC
6 1 (5.26%) VLAN
6 1 (5.26%) WiMAX
General
1 11 (57.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Design Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Radio Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Transmission Planner
2 2 (10.53%) Network Planner
3 1 (5.26%) Radio Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Network Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
3 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) VMS
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Validation
2 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Data Entry
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCDPM
1 2 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 2 (10.53%) Ericsson
2 2 (10.53%) Cramer
2 2 (10.53%) McAfee
2 2 (10.53%) Lumension
3 1 (5.26%) ComArch
3 1 (5.26%) Huawei
3 1 (5.26%) VMware