The table below looks at the statistics for Network Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Planning over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Planning
Rank 562 489 531
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +42
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 40 102 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.22% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 12
Average daily rate £351 £290 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.12% -34.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £443 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £279 £263
% change year-on-year
+25.56% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Network Planning
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38390 36509 34149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.35% 77.80% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25486 23681 21098
Average daily rate £428 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1105 979 1068
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Network Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Network Planning Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Planning
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network Planning Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Planning across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Network Planning Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Network Planning Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Planning
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
South East -43 17 £375 +32.74%
London -11 8 £364 -7.91%
West Midlands - 5 £275 -
Yorkshire -12 3 £325 +18.18%
South West +4 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Network Planning
UK

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 37 (48.68%) Telecoms
2 24 (31.58%) Cisco
2 24 (31.58%) Huawei
3 22 (28.95%) LTE
4 19 (25.00%) 3G
5 16 (21.05%) 2G
6 14 (18.42%) Juniper
7 11 (14.47%) SDH
7 11 (14.47%) Wireless
8 10 (13.16%) GSM
8 10 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (13.16%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (11.84%) Ethernet
9 9 (11.84%) DWDM
9 9 (11.84%) Finance
10 8 (10.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 8 (10.53%) Ericsson
10 8 (10.53%) RNC
11 7 (9.21%) Capacity Management
11 7 (9.21%) Nokia
11 7 (9.21%) Mapinfo
11 7 (9.21%) WCDMA
11 7 (9.21%) CCNP
11 7 (9.21%) MPLS
11 7 (9.21%) Firewall
12 6 (7.89%) CCIE
12 6 (7.89%) VPN
12 6 (7.89%) Ciena
12 6 (7.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.32%) Smallworld
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.63%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.32%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.95%) LTE
2 19 (25.00%) 3G
3 16 (21.05%) 2G
4 11 (14.47%) SDH
4 11 (14.47%) Wireless
5 10 (13.16%) GSM
5 10 (13.16%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (11.84%) DWDM
6 9 (11.84%) Ethernet
7 8 (10.53%) RNC
8 7 (9.21%) Firewall
8 7 (9.21%) MPLS
8 7 (9.21%) WCDMA
9 6 (7.89%) VPN
10 5 (6.58%) BGP
10 5 (6.58%) LAN
11 4 (5.26%) 4G
11 4 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
11 4 (5.26%) UMTS
11 4 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) GIS
2 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) Big Data
3 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.32%) MS Access
3 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
General
1 37 (48.68%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.84%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) German Language
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) French Language
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (13.16%) Consultant
2 8 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 7 (9.21%) Architect
3 7 (9.21%) Optimisation Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Network Manager
4 6 (7.89%) Network Planner
5 5 (6.58%) Databuild Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Network Architect
5 5 (6.58%) RAN Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) 3G Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Circuiting Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) LTE Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Radio Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Security Architect
7 2 (2.63%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) XML
2 2 (2.63%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.32%) CSS
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) Middleware
3 1 (1.32%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Economics
2 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.32%) FMCG
5 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.32%) PMI
5 1 (1.32%) Statistics
5 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (9.21%) Capacity Management
3 5 (6.58%) Network Design
3 5 (6.58%) Network Management
3 5 (6.58%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (5.26%) Demand Forecasting
4 4 (5.26%) Network Optimisation
5 3 (3.95%) Business Development
5 3 (3.95%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.95%) Project Management
5 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.63%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.63%) Change Management
6 2 (2.63%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.63%) Information Security
6 2 (2.63%) Project Governance
6 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) MapBasic
3 1 (1.32%) ABAP
3 1 (1.32%) C
3 1 (1.32%) Java
3 1 (1.32%) Perl
3 1 (1.32%) PHP
3 1 (1.32%) Python
3 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.21%) CCNP
3 6 (7.89%) CCIE
4 5 (6.58%) CCNA
4 5 (6.58%) Degree
5 4 (5.26%) CISSP
6 3 (3.95%) JNCIE
6 3 (3.95%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) APMP
8 1 (1.32%) CWNA
8 1 (1.32%) HNC
8 1 (1.32%) HND
8 1 (1.32%) HP APS
8 1 (1.32%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.32%) MBA
8 1 (1.32%) PhD
8 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (3.95%) OPNET
3 1 (1.32%) Cacti
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Cisco
1 24 (31.58%) Huawei
2 14 (18.42%) Juniper
3 8 (10.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 8 (10.53%) Ericsson
4 7 (9.21%) Mapinfo
4 7 (9.21%) Nokia
5 6 (7.89%) Ciena
5 6 (7.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (6.58%) Blue Coat
6 5 (6.58%) BT
6 5 (6.58%) Intel Security
6 5 (6.58%) Nortel
7 4 (5.26%) Remedy
8 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.95%) Forcepoint
8 3 (3.95%) SAP
8 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.95%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.63%) IronPort
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