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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Planning
Rank 509 526 497
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 69 36 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.075% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 5
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£450 £600 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £507 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £630 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £535 £375
% change year-on-year
-20.56% +42.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.38 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
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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
37593 35462 37976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.67% 73.73% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23709 22246 22478
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 975 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 +10 19 £410 -31.66% 2
South East +3 15 £450 - 2
North West +2 5 £300 -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (48.08%) Telecoms
2 29 (27.88%) LTE
3 26 (25.00%) SAP
4 25 (24.04%) 3G
5 21 (20.19%) SAP APO
6 18 (17.31%) Ethernet
6 18 (17.31%) Radio Access Network
7 16 (15.38%) 2G
7 16 (15.38%) SDH
8 15 (14.42%) ATM
8 15 (14.42%) Huawei
8 15 (14.42%) Degree
8 15 (14.42%) Computer Science
9 14 (13.46%) Cisco
10 13 (12.50%) WAN
11 12 (11.54%) Ericsson
11 12 (11.54%) Wireless
12 11 (10.58%) Nokia
13 10 (9.62%) Project Management
13 10 (9.62%) Migration
14 9 (8.65%) NEC
14 9 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (8.65%) Summit
14 9 (8.65%) DWDM
14 9 (8.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 8 (7.69%) Resource Management
15 8 (7.69%) Network Design
16 7 (6.73%) Asset Management
16 7 (6.73%) Mapinfo
16 7 (6.73%) PRINCE2

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (0.96%) ArcGIS
1 1 (0.96%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (20.19%) SAP APO
2 9 (8.65%) Summit
3 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.92%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.96%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.88%) LTE
2 25 (24.04%) 3G
3 18 (17.31%) Ethernet
3 18 (17.31%) Radio Access Network
4 16 (15.38%) 2G
4 16 (15.38%) SDH
5 15 (14.42%) ATM
6 13 (12.50%) WAN
7 12 (11.54%) Wireless
8 9 (8.65%) DWDM
9 7 (6.73%) VoLTE
9 7 (6.73%) 4G
10 6 (5.77%) 2.5G
11 5 (4.81%) GSM
11 5 (4.81%) InfiniBand
11 5 (4.81%) BT 21CN
12 4 (3.85%) Network Security
12 4 (3.85%) UMTS
12 4 (3.85%) OSPF
12 4 (3.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.92%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
General
1 50 (48.08%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.81%) Finance
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Front Office
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (32.69%) Consultant
2 17 (16.35%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (15.38%) SAP APO Consultant
4 13 (12.50%) Transmission Engineer
5 12 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 12 (11.54%) Design Engineer
6 11 (10.58%) Senior Consultant
7 9 (8.65%) Transmission Design Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Architect
9 6 (5.77%) Network Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Radio Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Solutions Consultant
11 4 (3.85%) Senior Architect
11 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 4 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
11 4 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (3.85%) Technical Manager
12 3 (2.88%) Network Architect
12 3 (2.88%) Network Planner
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.88%) FMCG
3 2 (1.92%) PMI
3 2 (1.92%) GIS
4 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.73%) Linux
2 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.92%) VMS
3 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.62%) Project Management
1 10 (9.62%) Migration
2 9 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (7.69%) Network Design
3 8 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 7 (6.73%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (6.73%) Asset Management
4 7 (6.73%) Project Planning
4 7 (6.73%) PRINCE2
5 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
6 5 (4.81%) ITIL
6 5 (4.81%) Workflow
6 5 (4.81%) Validation
6 5 (4.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (4.81%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (3.85%) Fault Management
7 4 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.85%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.88%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (2.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.85%) ABAP
2 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.88%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.88%) CCIE
5 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.96%) PMP
6 1 (0.96%) CCNP
6 1 (0.96%) CCNA
6 1 (0.96%) CCDA
6 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (4.81%) GPFS
2 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.92%) SCDPM
2 2 (1.92%) SCCM
2 2 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (25.00%) SAP
2 15 (14.42%) Huawei
3 14 (13.46%) Cisco
4 12 (11.54%) Ericsson
5 11 (10.58%) Nokia
6 9 (8.65%) NEC
6 9 (8.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 7 (6.73%) Mapinfo
8 6 (5.77%) VMware
9 5 (4.81%) Ciena
9 5 (4.81%) Cramer
9 5 (4.81%) BT
9 5 (4.81%) Nortel
9 5 (4.81%) IBM
10 4 (3.85%) Juniper
10 4 (3.85%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.88%) Remedy
12 2 (1.92%) McAfee
12 2 (1.92%) F5
12 2 (1.92%) Lumension