The table below looks at the statistics for Network Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Planning over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Planning
Rank 154 161 140
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.093% 0.024% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.030% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-30.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £14.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+203.57% -58.82%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2696 3326 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.94% 79.44% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1800 2033 1489
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 129 106
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Network Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Network Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Network Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Network Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Network Planning Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Network Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Planning across the North West region.

Network Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Network Planning
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Planning within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 3 - -
Network Planning
England

Network Planning
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Network Planning.

1 3 (75.00%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Node B
2 2 (50.00%) 4G
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) 3G
2 2 (50.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) RNC
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) 2G
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) 3G
1 2 (50.00%) 4G
1 2 (50.00%) GSM
1 2 (50.00%) Node B
2 1 (25.00%) 2G
2 1 (25.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) RNC
2 1 (25.00%) UMTS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Performance Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Optimisation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Ericsson