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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Planning
Rank 418 429 399
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -30
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 10 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.051% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.066% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
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£398 £600 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £285 £223
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +28.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £8.84
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
19078 19694 18813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.35% 77.70% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13764 13804 12807
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 228 338
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
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 20 October 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
Hounslow - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Network Planning
England

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 14 (45.16%) WAN
2 12 (38.71%) Cisco
3 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (25.81%) Migration
4 8 (25.81%) Resource Management
5 7 (22.58%) Project Planning
5 7 (22.58%) Asset Management
5 7 (22.58%) SAP
6 6 (19.35%) Project Management
6 6 (19.35%) Firewall
6 6 (19.35%) Network Design
6 6 (19.35%) Network Security
7 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (16.13%) InfiniBand
7 5 (16.13%) GPFS
7 5 (16.13%) VMware
7 5 (16.13%) Finance
7 5 (16.13%) SLA
7 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.13%) Linux
7 5 (16.13%) IBM
7 5 (16.13%) CCIE
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
8 4 (12.90%) IPv4
8 4 (12.90%) IPv6
8 4 (12.90%) SAP APO
8 4 (12.90%) SDH
8 4 (12.90%) ISDN

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.23%) Summit
2 1 (3.23%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) WAN
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) Network Security
3 5 (16.13%) InfiniBand
4 4 (12.90%) HSRP
4 4 (12.90%) 4G
4 4 (12.90%) VLAN
4 4 (12.90%) GGSN
4 4 (12.90%) SGSN
4 4 (12.90%) OSPF
4 4 (12.90%) BGP
4 4 (12.90%) DSL
4 4 (12.90%) VRRP
4 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
4 4 (12.90%) IPv4
4 4 (12.90%) IPv6
4 4 (12.90%) ISDN
4 4 (12.90%) SDH
5 3 (9.68%) 3G
5 3 (9.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Architect
1 10 (32.26%) Project Manager
2 8 (25.81%) Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Network Design Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Architect
4 3 (9.68%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) SAP APO Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Data Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
1 2 (6.45%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) PMI
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
1 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (25.81%) Migration
2 8 (25.81%) Resource Management
3 7 (22.58%) Project Planning
3 7 (22.58%) Asset Management
4 6 (19.35%) Network Design
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.45%) Network Management
7 2 (6.45%) Business Development
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) eTOM
7 2 (6.45%) CMMI
8 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.23%) Logistics
8 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Test Management
8 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
1 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) CCIE
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) GPFS
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) OPNET
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) SAP
3 5 (16.13%) IBM
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.23%) Manugistics
5 1 (3.23%) Motorola
5 1 (3.23%) Mapinfo
5 1 (3.23%) Huawei
5 1 (3.23%) ZTE
5 1 (3.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks