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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Planning over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Planning
Rank 585 607 541
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -66
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 36 31 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.060% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.075% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 19
Median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £757 £520 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £263 £513
% change year-on-year
+38.09% -48.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
41353 41436 38956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 80.13% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27578 27436 24583
Median daily rate £450 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1087 1133
Median hourly rate £28.75 £27.78 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.49% +11.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Network Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Network Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Planning within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 20 £525 +10.52% 2
South East +13 7 £400 +52.38% 1
South West +7 3 £338 -
North West -1 2 £450 +20.00% 1
West Midlands - 2 £413 - 1
East of England +21 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £288 -
Network Planning
UK

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Network Planning.

1 30 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 20 (28.99%) LTE
3 18 (26.09%) BGP
4 17 (24.64%) MS Visio
4 17 (24.64%) Project Management
5 16 (23.19%) Wireless
5 16 (23.19%) Network Design
5 16 (23.19%) Cisco
5 16 (23.19%) 3G
5 16 (23.19%) OSPF
6 15 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
6 15 (21.74%) Network Security
7 14 (20.29%) HSRP
7 14 (20.29%) Firewall
7 14 (20.29%) VRRP
8 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
8 13 (18.84%) LAN
8 13 (18.84%) WAN
8 13 (18.84%) CCNP
9 12 (17.39%) CheckPoint
9 12 (17.39%) EIGRP
9 12 (17.39%) VPN
9 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 12 (17.39%) Windows
10 11 (15.94%) VoIP
10 11 (15.94%) CCNA
10 11 (15.94%) Data Centre
10 11 (15.94%) Logistics
11 10 (14.49%) Huawei

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 17 (24.64%) MS Visio
2 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 8 (11.59%) MS Office
4 2 (2.90%) AutoCAD
4 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.45%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.99%) LTE
2 18 (26.09%) BGP
3 16 (23.19%) 3G
3 16 (23.19%) OSPF
3 16 (23.19%) Wireless
4 15 (21.74%) Network Security
5 14 (20.29%) Firewall
5 14 (20.29%) HSRP
5 14 (20.29%) VRRP
6 13 (18.84%) LAN
6 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
6 13 (18.84%) WAN
7 12 (17.39%) EIGRP
7 12 (17.39%) VPN
8 11 (15.94%) VoIP
9 10 (14.49%) 802.11
9 10 (14.49%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (14.49%) Internet
10 5 (7.25%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (7.25%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) GIS
2 2 (2.90%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
General
1 30 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.59%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Military
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) German Language
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Architect
2 9 (13.04%) Consultant
3 8 (11.59%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.59%) Security Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Designer
4 6 (8.70%) Network Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Network Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (5.80%) Lead Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Build Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.35%) OSS Solutions Designer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Telecoms Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.45%) JSON
2 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.80%) PMI
5 2 (2.90%) FMCG
5 2 (2.90%) Statistics
6 1 (1.45%) CMDB
6 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Project Management
2 16 (23.19%) Network Design
3 11 (15.94%) Logistics
4 10 (14.49%) Change Control
5 9 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (11.59%) Escalation Management
7 7 (10.14%) SDLC
8 6 (8.70%) Process Improvement
9 5 (7.25%) Network Optimisation
9 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.80%) Business Process Improvement
10 4 (5.80%) Energy Management
10 4 (5.80%) Migration
10 4 (5.80%) Scrum
10 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
11 3 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.35%) C
3 2 (2.90%) ABAP
3 2 (2.90%) MapBasic
3 2 (2.90%) SQL
3 2 (2.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (18.84%) CCNP
3 11 (15.94%) CCNA
4 4 (5.80%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.35%) CCDA
5 3 (4.35%) CCIE
6 2 (2.90%) CCSA
6 2 (2.90%) CCSE
6 2 (2.90%) Degree
7 1 (1.45%) CCDP
7 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) Cacti
1 9 (13.04%) Nagios
1 9 (13.04%) SmokePing
2 4 (5.80%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (4.35%) Netcool
4 2 (2.90%) SCCM
4 2 (2.90%) SCOM
4 2 (2.90%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.45%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.45%) OPNET
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Cisco
2 12 (17.39%) CheckPoint
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.49%) Huawei
4 9 (13.04%) Aruba
4 9 (13.04%) Intel Security
4 9 (13.04%) Riverbed
4 9 (13.04%) SolarWinds
5 8 (11.59%) Juniper
6 7 (10.14%) Palo Alto
7 6 (8.70%) F5
7 6 (8.70%) Tellabs
7 6 (8.70%) Virgin Media
8 5 (7.25%) Fortinet
8 5 (7.25%) SAP
9 4 (5.80%) Mapinfo
9 4 (5.80%) Oracle
9 4 (5.80%) Stonesoft
10 3 (4.35%) Nokia
10 3 (4.35%) Siemens