The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Planning
Rank 522 484 446
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -38
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 35 38 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.088% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.12% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 12
Average daily rate £438 £320 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.71% +4.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £395 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £315 £306
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.80 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- +108.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37929 31517 38922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 72.98% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23931 19262 22641
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1113 994 1339
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.55 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Network Planning
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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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -17 15 £283 -15.67% 1
London -28 10 £450 -
West Midlands -20 1 - -
East of England -32 1 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Network Planning
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Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (48.05%) 3G
2 29 (37.66%) Telecoms
3 26 (33.77%) SAP
4 25 (32.47%) Radio Access Network
5 23 (29.87%) 2G
5 23 (29.87%) LTE
6 22 (28.57%) SAP APO
7 21 (27.27%) Ericsson
8 13 (16.88%) Ethernet
9 11 (14.29%) Huawei
9 11 (14.29%) CRM
9 11 (14.29%) ATM
9 11 (14.29%) Nokia
10 10 (12.99%) SDH
10 10 (12.99%) RNC
11 9 (11.69%) LSMW
11 9 (11.69%) SAP CRM
11 9 (11.69%) NEC
11 9 (11.69%) SAP SCM
11 9 (11.69%) Logistics
11 9 (11.69%) SAP ERP
11 9 (11.69%) ERP
11 9 (11.69%) Manugistics
11 9 (11.69%) DWDM
11 9 (11.69%) Procure-to-pay
12 8 (10.39%) 4G
12 8 (10.39%) Project Management
13 7 (9.09%) GPRS
14 6 (7.79%) UMTS
14 6 (7.79%) Nortel

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (1.30%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.30%) Smallworld
1 1 (1.30%) Zimbra
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Maya
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (28.57%) SAP APO
2 9 (11.69%) SAP CRM
2 9 (11.69%) SAP SCM
2 9 (11.69%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 37 (48.05%) 3G
2 25 (32.47%) Radio Access Network
3 23 (29.87%) 2G
3 23 (29.87%) LTE
4 13 (16.88%) Ethernet
5 11 (14.29%) ATM
6 10 (12.99%) SDH
6 10 (12.99%) RNC
7 9 (11.69%) DWDM
8 8 (10.39%) 4G
9 7 (9.09%) GPRS
10 6 (7.79%) UMTS
10 6 (7.79%) UTRAN
11 5 (6.49%) BT 21CN
12 4 (5.19%) GSM
12 4 (5.19%) HTTP
13 3 (3.90%) SMS
13 3 (3.90%) Parlay
13 3 (3.90%) ISUP
13 3 (3.90%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.60%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) LSMW
General
1 29 (37.66%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.79%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Consultant
2 20 (25.97%) SAP Consultant
3 12 (15.58%) Design Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) Network Planner
5 10 (12.99%) SAP APO Consultant
6 9 (11.69%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 9 (11.69%) Functional Consultant
6 9 (11.69%) Transmission Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Radio Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) RAN Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Network Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Network Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Radio Network Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Configuration Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Databuild Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) IP Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Network Project Manager
10 1 (1.30%) Performance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.60%) GIS
2 1 (1.30%) Video on Demand
2 1 (1.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) UNIX
1 1 (1.30%) Solaris
1 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) CRM
2 9 (11.69%) ERP
2 9 (11.69%) Logistics
2 9 (11.69%) Procure-to-pay
3 8 (10.39%) Project Management
4 3 (3.90%) Validation
4 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (2.60%) Migration
5 2 (2.60%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (2.60%) Time Management
5 2 (2.60%) Network Architecture
5 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL
6 1 (1.30%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.30%) Quality Management
6 1 (1.30%) Change Management
6 1 (1.30%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.30%) Workflow
6 1 (1.30%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) Perl
1 3 (3.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.60%) CCNA
2 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.60%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) CCIE
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.30%) CAPM
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) SAP
2 21 (27.27%) Ericsson
3 11 (14.29%) Nokia
3 11 (14.29%) Huawei
4 9 (11.69%) NEC
4 9 (11.69%) Manugistics
5 6 (7.79%) Nortel
6 5 (6.49%) Cisco
6 5 (6.49%) BT
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle
7 4 (5.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (3.90%) Juniper
9 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.60%) Cramer
9 2 (2.60%) Cerion
10 1 (1.30%) F5
10 1 (1.30%) VMware
10 1 (1.30%) Tektronix
10 1 (1.30%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.30%) IBM