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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Planning
Rank 119 98 123
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +25
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 9 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 1.05% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.41% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 2
Average daily rate £400 £290 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £283 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £307 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £290 £290
% change year-on-year
+33.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 - -
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
1976 2131 1995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.13% 74.54% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 1123 1016
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 64 45
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 5 £491 - 1
Slough +8 3 £375 -19.35%
Network Planning
South East

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (42.11%) Huawei
3 5 (26.32%) 2G
3 5 (26.32%) 3G
4 4 (21.05%) DHCP
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless
4 4 (21.05%) IPsec
4 4 (21.05%) OSPF
4 4 (21.05%) BGP
4 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
4 4 (21.05%) VRRP
4 4 (21.05%) LTE
4 4 (21.05%) HSRP
4 4 (21.05%) GLBP
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (15.79%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Economics
5 3 (15.79%) Network Design
5 3 (15.79%) Network Security
5 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
5 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) WCDMA
5 3 (15.79%) Internet

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) 2G
1 5 (26.32%) 3G
2 4 (21.05%) BGP
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
2 4 (21.05%) GLBP
2 4 (21.05%) HSRP
2 4 (21.05%) IPsec
2 4 (21.05%) LTE
2 4 (21.05%) OSPF
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) VRRP
2 4 (21.05%) Wireless
3 3 (15.79%) GSM
3 3 (15.79%) Internet
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security
3 3 (15.79%) WCDMA
4 2 (10.53%) 4G
4 2 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (57.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) French Language
3 1 (5.26%) German Language
3 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Optimisation Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 3G Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Network Architect
3 3 (15.79%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) OSS Solutions Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Radio Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Radio Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Databuild Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Product Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Radio Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) RAN Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Economics
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Business Process Improvement
2 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
2 3 (15.79%) Demand Forecasting
2 3 (15.79%) Network Design
2 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
2 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
2 3 (15.79%) SDLC
2 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCIE
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Huawei
2 3 (15.79%) Tellabs
2 3 (15.79%) Virgin Media
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.26%) Ciena
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Mapinfo
4 1 (5.26%) Nokia
4 1 (5.26%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy