The table below looks at the statistics for Network Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Planning over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Planning
Rank 16 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 16 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.34% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.36% 0.79% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
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£248 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £286 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.80
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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 Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 127 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 78.44% 73.41% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 67 57
Average daily rate £350 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 19
Average hourly rate £33.50 £165.00 £49.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.69% +234.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £73.50 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £165.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Network Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Network Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Network Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Network Planning Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Network Planning
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 19 (100.00%) 3G
2 18 (94.74%) LTE
3 16 (84.21%) Telecoms
4 12 (63.16%) 2G
5 11 (57.89%) Nortel
5 11 (57.89%) Ericsson
5 11 (57.89%) Nokia
5 11 (57.89%) Perl
5 11 (57.89%) SQL
5 11 (57.89%) Oracle
5 11 (57.89%) NSN NetAct
5 11 (57.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 11 (57.89%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (57.89%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (36.84%) RNC
6 7 (36.84%) Statistics
6 7 (36.84%) Performance Engineering
6 7 (36.84%) HNC
6 7 (36.84%) HND
6 7 (36.84%) GSM
6 7 (36.84%) Electronics
7 1 (5.26%) 2.5G
7 1 (5.26%) Cramer
7 1 (5.26%) SDH
7 1 (5.26%) Ethernet

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Business Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) 3G
2 18 (94.74%) LTE
3 12 (63.16%) 2G
4 11 (57.89%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (36.84%) RNC
5 7 (36.84%) GSM
6 1 (5.26%) 2.5G
6 1 (5.26%) SDH
6 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
General
1 16 (84.21%) Telecoms
2 7 (36.84%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) RAN Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) RAN Configuration Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Databuild Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Perl
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) HNC
1 7 (36.84%) HND
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Nortel
1 11 (57.89%) Ericsson
1 11 (57.89%) Nokia
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
1 11 (57.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (5.26%) Cramer