The table below looks at the statistics for Network Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Planning over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Planning
Rank 82 81 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.086% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £288 £223
% change year-on-year
+18.26% +29.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £8.84
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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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1032 861 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.19% 73.78% 67.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 439 419
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 51
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £32.50 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Network Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Network Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Network Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Network Planning Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Network Planning
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (60.00%) ATM
1 3 (60.00%) SDH
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) 3G
1 3 (60.00%) 2G
1 3 (60.00%) 2.5G
1 3 (60.00%) LTE
1 3 (60.00%) 4G
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) FMCG
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) SAP APO
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (40.00%) SAP APO
2 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) ATM
1 3 (60.00%) SDH
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) 3G
1 3 (60.00%) 2G
1 3 (60.00%) 2.5G
1 3 (60.00%) LTE
1 3 (60.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) SAP APO Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP