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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Planning
Rank 406 402 411
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 7 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.075% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.095% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 12
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£400 £410 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -31.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £450 £535
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -15.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.38
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
18950 18955 19371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.16% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13553 13216 13545
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 218 237
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
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 4 September 2015. 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
Ilford - 5 £400 -
Network Planning
England

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) Wireless
3 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
3 11 (39.29%) Business Development
3 11 (39.29%) CCNP
3 11 (39.29%) CISSP
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco ISE
4 10 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (21.43%) Economics
6 6 (21.43%) Analytics
6 6 (21.43%) OPNET
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) Python
6 6 (21.43%) PhD
6 6 (21.43%) Broadband
6 6 (21.43%) Middleware
6 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
7 5 (17.86%) SAP APO
7 5 (17.86%) SAP
8 4 (14.29%) Network Design
8 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 4 (14.29%) Juniper
8 4 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.71%) AirWatch

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Firewall
1 12 (42.86%) Wireless
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (21.43%) Broadband
4 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.71%) SSL
5 3 (10.71%) ADSL
5 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
5 3 (10.71%) ISDN
5 3 (10.71%) 4G
5 3 (10.71%) PABX
5 3 (10.71%) MD110
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) WLAN
6 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SAP BW
General
1 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Consultant
2 11 (39.29%) Senior Consultant
3 9 (32.14%) Security Consultant
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Security Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) Data Scientist
5 5 (17.86%) SAP APO Consultant
5 5 (17.86%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Data Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Network Planner
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Trainer
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Trainer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
2 6 (21.43%) Economics
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) FMCG
4 1 (3.57%) GIS
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Business Development
2 10 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (21.43%) Analytics
5 4 (14.29%) Network Design
5 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps
8 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Logistics
8 1 (3.57%) Process Management
8 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
1 6 (21.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) CCNP
1 11 (39.29%) CISSP
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) PhD
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) OPNET
2 3 (10.71%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) SAP
3 4 (14.29%) Juniper
3 4 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (10.71%) Huawei
4 3 (10.71%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.57%) CA