The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Planning
Rank 68 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 3 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.91% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.32% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £270 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £278 £235
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +18.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £9.50
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
587 760 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 64.86% 68.90% 66.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 395 264
Average daily rate £413 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £528 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 26
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) VMS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) McAfee
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (28.57%) Lumension
2 2 (28.57%) SCDPM
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) HSPA
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) GSM
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) UMTS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SAN

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) HSPA
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) GSM
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) UMTS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) 3G
1 1 (14.29%) CDMA2000
1 1 (14.29%) WiMAX
1 1 (14.29%) RNC
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Transmission Planning Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) VMS
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
1 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (28.57%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee
1 2 (28.57%) Lumension
2 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
2 1 (14.29%) VMware