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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Planning
Rank 113 123 108
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 21 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.18% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.26% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
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£295 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £290 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
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
1957 1946 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.83% 71.02% 68.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 974 712
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 41 49
Average hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015. 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
Newbury - 12 £295 -
Slough +5 5 £465 - 1
Reading +7 2 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Network Planning
South East

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 35 (61.40%) Telecoms
2 31 (54.39%) Ericsson
2 31 (54.39%) Radio Access Network
3 29 (50.88%) 3G
4 27 (47.37%) 2G
5 25 (43.86%) 4G
6 24 (42.11%) RNC
7 23 (40.35%) GSM
8 21 (36.84%) LTE
9 19 (33.33%) GPRS
10 18 (31.58%) MPLS
10 18 (31.58%) Wireless
11 17 (29.82%) WiMAX
11 17 (29.82%) CDMA2000
11 17 (29.82%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (29.82%) DSL
11 17 (29.82%) SDH
11 17 (29.82%) UMTS
11 17 (29.82%) HSPA
11 17 (29.82%) GPON
12 13 (22.81%) C
12 13 (22.81%) VoLTE
13 12 (21.05%) Huawei
14 11 (19.30%) Network Design
14 11 (19.30%) Actix
15 9 (15.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 7 (12.28%) QA
17 6 (10.53%) NSN NetAct
17 6 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
18 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) Maya
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 31 (54.39%) Radio Access Network
2 29 (50.88%) 3G
3 27 (47.37%) 2G
4 25 (43.86%) 4G
5 24 (42.11%) RNC
6 23 (40.35%) GSM
7 21 (36.84%) LTE
8 19 (33.33%) GPRS
9 18 (31.58%) MPLS
9 18 (31.58%) Wireless
10 17 (29.82%) WiMAX
10 17 (29.82%) CDMA2000
10 17 (29.82%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (29.82%) DSL
10 17 (29.82%) SDH
10 17 (29.82%) UMTS
10 17 (29.82%) HSPA
10 17 (29.82%) GPON
11 13 (22.81%) VoLTE
12 2 (3.51%) CDMA
General
1 35 (61.40%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Network Planner
2 9 (15.79%) Radio Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Design Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Transmission Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Designer
5 3 (5.26%) Transmission Planner
5 3 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (3.51%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Ericsson Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) RAN Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Tester
7 1 (1.75%) Network Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Statistics
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Network Design
2 6 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (3.51%) Performance Management
3 2 (3.51%) Network Architecture
3 2 (3.51%) Network Management
3 2 (3.51%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (1.75%) Capacity Management
4 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.75%) Time Management
4 1 (1.75%) Service Management
4 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) CCIE
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) CCNP
2 1 (1.75%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) Ericsson
2 12 (21.05%) Huawei
3 11 (19.30%) Actix
4 9 (15.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) ComArch
7 1 (1.75%) F5
7 1 (1.75%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.75%) Brocade
7 1 (1.75%) VMware
7 1 (1.75%) Juniper
7 1 (1.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.75%) Nokia
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