The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Planning
Rank 409 419 404
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 11 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.060% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.077% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 0
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£410 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £555 £245
% change year-on-year
-23.42% +126.53%
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%
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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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (41.38%) WAN
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco
3 9 (31.03%) SAP
4 8 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (27.59%) Migration
4 8 (27.59%) Resource Management
5 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
5 7 (24.14%) Asset Management
6 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) SLA
7 5 (17.24%) SAP APO
7 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
7 5 (17.24%) Linux
7 5 (17.24%) IBM
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
7 5 (17.24%) VMware
7 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (17.24%) InfiniBand
7 5 (17.24%) GPFS
8 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (13.79%) HSRP
8 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (13.79%) Network Security
8 4 (13.79%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (13.79%) GGSN
8 4 (13.79%) SGSN
8 4 (13.79%) Firewall
8 4 (13.79%) VLAN

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.45%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.45%) Smallworld
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.45%) SAP SCM
2 1 (3.45%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) WAN
2 5 (17.24%) InfiniBand
3 4 (13.79%) HSRP
3 4 (13.79%) Network Security
3 4 (13.79%) GGSN
3 4 (13.79%) SGSN
3 4 (13.79%) Firewall
3 4 (13.79%) VLAN
3 4 (13.79%) IPv4
3 4 (13.79%) IPv6
3 4 (13.79%) ISDN
3 4 (13.79%) SDH
3 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
3 4 (13.79%) OSPF
3 4 (13.79%) BGP
3 4 (13.79%) DSL
3 4 (13.79%) VRRP
4 2 (6.90%) 4G
4 2 (6.90%) LTE
4 2 (6.90%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Russian Language
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Project Manager
1 10 (34.48%) Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Network Design Architect
4 4 (13.79%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Network Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Manager
5 3 (10.34%) SAP APO Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) OSS Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Data Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) GIS
1 2 (6.90%) PMI
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
1 8 (27.59%) Resource Management
2 7 (24.14%) Project Planning
2 7 (24.14%) Asset Management
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (13.79%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (13.79%) Network Design
6 2 (6.90%) Business Development
6 2 (6.90%) CMMI
6 2 (6.90%) eTOM
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) Logistics
7 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Test Management
7 1 (3.45%) Change Control
7 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) CCIE
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) PMP
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) GPFS
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) SAP
3 5 (17.24%) IBM
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.45%) Manugistics
4 1 (3.45%) Motorola
4 1 (3.45%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.45%) Huawei
4 1 (3.45%) ZTE
4 1 (3.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks