The first table below looks at the demand for Network Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Planning over the 3 months to 30 July 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 London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Planning
Rank 384 406 411
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 22 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.094% 0.062% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.081% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £600 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +46.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £505 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +68.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.25 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.63%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18052 18537 19452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.79% 76.38% 73.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12606 12858 12936
Average daily rate £442 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 252 380
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £46.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Network Planning
England

Network Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Network Planning Jobs Demand Trend in London

Network Planning
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Network Planning Daily Rate Trend in London

Network Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Planning across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Network Planning Daily Rate Histogram in London

Network Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Planning across the London region.

Network Planning Hourly Rate Trend in London

Network Planning
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
City of London +11 1 - -
Network Planning
England

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (39.29%) SAP
2 9 (32.14%) WAN
3 8 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (28.57%) Migration
3 8 (28.57%) Resource Management
4 7 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 7 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (21.43%) SAP APO
5 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
5 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 5 (17.86%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) VMware
6 5 (17.86%) IBM
6 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
6 5 (17.86%) Linux
6 5 (17.86%) SAP Implementation
6 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (17.86%) InfiniBand
6 5 (17.86%) GPFS
7 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
9 2 (7.14%) 4G
9 2 (7.14%) LTE
9 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (7.14%) Business Development
9 2 (7.14%) eTOM
9 2 (7.14%) SAP SCM

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (3.57%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.57%) Smallworld
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) SAP APO
2 2 (7.14%) SAP SCM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP CRM
3 1 (3.57%) Summit
3 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) WAN
2 5 (17.86%) InfiniBand
3 2 (7.14%) 4G
3 2 (7.14%) LTE
3 2 (7.14%) 3G
3 2 (7.14%) 2G
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.57%) IPv4
4 1 (3.57%) IPv6
4 1 (3.57%) ISDN
4 1 (3.57%) SDH
4 1 (3.57%) 3GPP
4 1 (3.57%) OSPF
4 1 (3.57%) BGP
4 1 (3.57%) DSL
4 1 (3.57%) VRRP
4 1 (3.57%) VoLTE
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) LSMW
General
1 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Consultant
2 10 (35.71%) Project Manager
3 5 (17.86%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) SAP APO Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.14%) OSS Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Data Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Network Planner
7 1 (3.57%) Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) PMI
1 2 (7.14%) GIS
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (28.57%) Migration
1 8 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 7 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 7 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
3 5 (17.86%) SAP Implementation
3 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Business Development
5 2 (7.14%) eTOM
5 2 (7.14%) Logistics
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) CMMI
6 1 (3.57%) Network Design
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (3.57%) Business Process Mapping
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) GPFS
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) SAP
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Manugistics
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Motorola
5 1 (3.57%) Mapinfo
5 1 (3.57%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.57%) Huawei
5 1 (3.57%) ZTE
5 1 (3.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks