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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Planning
Rank 566 511 522
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +11
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 29 59 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.12% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.16% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 12
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £380 £506
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £526 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £513 £505
% change year-on-year
-48.78% +1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.25
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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
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
London -12 12 £463 +8.82% 2
South East -12 9 £263 -33.96% 9
North West -26 3 £375 -26.82%
South West -15 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
Network Planning
UK

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 77 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 39 (32.23%) LTE
3 37 (30.58%) GSM
4 33 (27.27%) 3G
5 30 (24.79%) Wireless
6 29 (23.97%) 4G
7 27 (22.31%) Radio Access Network
8 26 (21.49%) Huawei
8 26 (21.49%) UMTS
8 26 (21.49%) Cisco
9 25 (20.66%) Ericsson
9 25 (20.66%) SDH
10 23 (19.01%) 2G
10 23 (19.01%) Network Design
11 20 (16.53%) Nokia
12 19 (15.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 17 (14.05%) QA
14 16 (13.22%) GPRS
15 15 (12.40%) HNC
15 15 (12.40%) MPLS
15 15 (12.40%) RNC
15 15 (12.40%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (12.40%) GPON
16 14 (11.57%) WiMAX
16 14 (11.57%) HSPA
16 14 (11.57%) DSL
16 14 (11.57%) CDMA2000
16 14 (11.57%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (11.57%) Ethernet
16 14 (11.57%) Juniper

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (0.83%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Office
2 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) SAP APO
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 39 (32.23%) LTE
2 37 (30.58%) GSM
3 33 (27.27%) 3G
4 30 (24.79%) Wireless
5 29 (23.97%) 4G
6 27 (22.31%) Radio Access Network
7 26 (21.49%) UMTS
8 25 (20.66%) SDH
9 23 (19.01%) 2G
10 16 (13.22%) GPRS
11 15 (12.40%) MPLS
11 15 (12.40%) RNC
11 15 (12.40%) GPON
12 14 (11.57%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (11.57%) HSPA
12 14 (11.57%) WiMAX
12 14 (11.57%) DSL
12 14 (11.57%) CDMA2000
12 14 (11.57%) Ethernet
13 13 (10.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.65%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.83%) MS Access
General
1 77 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.61%) German Language
3 5 (4.13%) Finance
4 4 (3.31%) Electronics
5 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.65%) Marketing
6 2 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (15.70%) Consultant
2 11 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
2 11 (9.09%) Network Planner
3 10 (8.26%) Network Engineer
4 9 (7.44%) Security Consultant
4 9 (7.44%) Design Engineer
4 9 (7.44%) Senior Security Consultant
4 9 (7.44%) Radio Engineer
5 6 (4.96%) Performance Engineer
5 6 (4.96%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (4.13%) SAP APO Consultant
6 5 (4.13%) RAN Engineer
6 5 (4.13%) Data Scientist
7 4 (3.31%) Designer
7 4 (3.31%) RAN Configuration Engineer
7 4 (3.31%) Configuration Engineer
7 4 (3.31%) Architect
8 3 (2.48%) Project Manager
8 3 (2.48%) Analyst
8 3 (2.48%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) Middleware
2 1 (0.83%) WSRP
2 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Statistics
2 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.13%) Visualisation
3 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.13%) Economics
4 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.65%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.83%) FMCG
5 1 (0.83%) GIS
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.65%) UNIX
2 1 (0.83%) Solaris
2 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.01%) Network Design
2 15 (12.40%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (8.26%) Business Development
4 8 (6.61%) Load Balancing
5 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (4.96%) Performance Engineering
5 6 (4.96%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (4.13%) Analytics
7 4 (3.31%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.48%) Quality Management
8 3 (2.48%) Process Management
8 3 (2.48%) Migration
8 3 (2.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.48%) CRM
8 3 (2.48%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (2.48%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.48%) Network Management
8 3 (2.48%) Data Analysis
9 2 (1.65%) Logistics
9 2 (1.65%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.09%) C
2 10 (8.26%) SQL
3 5 (4.13%) Python
4 4 (3.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) HNC
2 12 (9.92%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (9.92%) CCNP
3 10 (8.26%) CISSP
4 8 (6.61%) Degree
5 5 (4.13%) PhD
6 3 (2.48%) CCIE
6 3 (2.48%) HND
6 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) CCDP
8 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.83%) PMP
8 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.05%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) NSN NetAct
2 5 (4.13%) OPNET
3 2 (1.65%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 26 (21.49%) Cisco
1 26 (21.49%) Huawei
2 25 (20.66%) Ericsson
3 20 (16.53%) Nokia
4 19 (15.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 14 (11.57%) Juniper
5 14 (11.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 11 (9.09%) Siemens
7 10 (8.26%) Actix
8 9 (7.44%) SAP
9 5 (4.13%) ZTE
10 4 (3.31%) Oracle
11 3 (2.48%) IBM
11 3 (2.48%) Nortel
11 3 (2.48%) ComArch
12 2 (1.65%) BT
12 2 (1.65%) Cramer
12 2 (1.65%) Tektronix
12 2 (1.65%) Agilent
12 2 (1.65%) MobileIron