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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Planning
Rank 85 121 107
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -14
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 48 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.67% 0.43% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 0.58% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 2
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£290 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £450 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £450 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £270 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.80
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
2005 2079 1546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.74% 74.76% 70.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1083 615
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 61 70
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -35.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 - 17 £291 - 4
Reading - 7 - -
Network Planning
South East

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 32 (58.18%) Telecoms
1 32 (58.18%) Radio Access Network
2 31 (56.36%) Ericsson
3 29 (52.73%) 3G
4 27 (49.09%) 2G
5 25 (45.45%) RNC
6 22 (40.00%) GSM
7 21 (38.18%) 4G
8 20 (36.36%) LTE
9 17 (30.91%) GPRS
9 17 (30.91%) UMTS
10 16 (29.09%) CDMA2000
10 16 (29.09%) HSPA
10 16 (29.09%) WiMAX
10 16 (29.09%) Wireless
11 15 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (27.27%) MPLS
11 15 (27.27%) DSL
11 15 (27.27%) SDH
11 15 (27.27%) GPON
12 12 (21.82%) VoLTE
12 12 (21.82%) C
13 10 (18.18%) Huawei
13 10 (18.18%) Actix
14 9 (16.36%) Network Design
14 9 (16.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 7 (12.73%) QA
16 6 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
17 5 (9.09%) NSN NetAct
18 4 (7.27%) VCP4

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 32 (58.18%) Radio Access Network
2 29 (52.73%) 3G
3 27 (49.09%) 2G
4 25 (45.45%) RNC
5 22 (40.00%) GSM
6 21 (38.18%) 4G
7 20 (36.36%) LTE
8 17 (30.91%) GPRS
8 17 (30.91%) UMTS
9 16 (29.09%) CDMA2000
9 16 (29.09%) Wireless
9 16 (29.09%) HSPA
9 16 (29.09%) WiMAX
10 15 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (27.27%) GPON
10 15 (27.27%) MPLS
10 15 (27.27%) DSL
10 15 (27.27%) SDH
11 12 (21.82%) VoLTE
12 2 (3.64%) CDMA
General
1 32 (58.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Network Planner
2 8 (14.55%) Radio Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Design Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Transmission Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Transmission Planner
5 3 (5.45%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Ericsson Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) Network Optimisation Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) RAN Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) Radio Network Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) Designer
7 1 (1.82%) Network Designer
7 1 (1.82%) Network Architect
7 1 (1.82%) Architect
7 1 (1.82%) Business Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Tester
7 1 (1.82%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Statistics
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Network Design
2 6 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (3.64%) Performance Management
3 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
3 2 (3.64%) Network Management
3 2 (3.64%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (1.82%) Project Management
4 1 (1.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) VCP4
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) CCIE
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) Ericsson
2 10 (18.18%) Huawei
2 10 (18.18%) Actix
3 9 (16.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco
5 3 (5.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.82%) Nokia
6 1 (1.82%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) ComArch
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