The first table below looks at the demand for Network Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Planning over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Planning
Rank 136 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.062% - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £290 - £900
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £315 £306
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.80 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- +108.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2299 1727 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.24% 70.49% 63.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 864 968
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 83 91
Average hourly rate £31.25 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.33 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Network Planning
England

Network Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Planning across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) SAP APO
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) LTE

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (50.00%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP APO Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Planner
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Optimisation Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei