The first table below looks at the demand for Network Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Planning over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Reading 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Planning
Rank 64 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 5 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% - 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% - 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £505 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +68.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.25 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.63%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
599 652 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.68% 70.18% 68.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 283 310
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 9
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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Network Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Network Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Network Planning Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Network Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Network Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Network Planning
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 3 (50.00%) 3G
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) 2G
3 2 (33.33%) 2.5G
3 2 (33.33%) Cramer
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) Huawei
3 2 (33.33%) ATM
3 2 (33.33%) SDH
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) HSPA
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Actix
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
4 1 (16.67%) GSM
4 1 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
4 1 (16.67%) WiMAX

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 3 (50.00%) 3G
2 3 (50.00%) 2G
3 2 (33.33%) 2.5G
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) ATM
3 2 (33.33%) SDH
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) HSPA
4 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
4 1 (16.67%) GSM
4 1 (16.67%) WiMAX
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Transmission Planner
1 2 (33.33%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Radio Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cramer
1 2 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (16.67%) Actix
2 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo