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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Planning
Rank 400 389 398
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 8 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.14% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.17% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 10
Average daily rate £364 £395 £504
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.91% -21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £279 £263
% change year-on-year
+25.56% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Network Planning
England

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
17632 17050 17380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.28% 80.33% 80.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12602 12214 11927
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 196 238
Average hourly rate £22.12 £21.50 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £48.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 2 £321 -
Network Planning
England

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (41.67%) Juniper
4 4 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) DWDM
5 3 (25.00%) CCIE
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (16.67%) Ciena
6 2 (16.67%) Huawei
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) NetWitness
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) CCNA
6 2 (16.67%) CISSP
6 2 (16.67%) CA
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) BGP
6 2 (16.67%) SDH
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Business Development
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Finance

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (8.33%) Smallworld
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (25.00%) DWDM
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) SDH
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) 4G
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) IPv6
4 1 (8.33%) MD110
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) PABX
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) VPLS
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Network Planner
3 2 (16.67%) Management Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Audit Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Core Network Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IP Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IP Planner
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Optical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP APO Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Economics
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (8.33%) PMI
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Business Development
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Research
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIP
4 1 (8.33%) PhD
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) OPNET
2 1 (8.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (16.67%) CA
4 2 (16.67%) Ciena
4 2 (16.67%) Huawei
4 2 (16.67%) NetWitness
5 1 (8.33%) NetCracker
5 1 (8.33%) SAP