The table below looks at the statistics for Network Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Planning
Rank 255 240 221
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 9 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.094% 0.12% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £398 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £513 £505
% change year-on-year
-48.78% +1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.25
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7376 6846 6108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.25% 74.40% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4432 3751 3266
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 254 273
Average hourly rate £23.29 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Network Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Network Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Planning Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Planning
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Planning within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +6 7 £263 -0.94% 3
Hampshire -1 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Network Planning
England

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 41 (80.39%) Telecoms
2 26 (50.98%) 3G
2 26 (50.98%) LTE
3 24 (47.06%) Radio Access Network
3 24 (47.06%) GSM
4 23 (45.10%) 4G
5 21 (41.18%) Ericsson
6 19 (37.25%) 2G
7 18 (35.29%) Wireless
8 16 (31.37%) SDH
9 15 (29.41%) UMTS
9 15 (29.41%) GPRS
9 15 (29.41%) MPLS
10 14 (27.45%) DSL
10 14 (27.45%) CDMA2000
10 14 (27.45%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (27.45%) WiMAX
10 14 (27.45%) HSPA
10 14 (27.45%) GPON
11 12 (23.53%) RNC
12 10 (19.61%) Network Design
12 10 (19.61%) VoLTE
12 10 (19.61%) C
13 9 (17.65%) Huawei
13 9 (17.65%) Actix
13 9 (17.65%) NSN NetAct
14 8 (15.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 6 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
16 5 (9.80%) Degree
16 5 (9.80%) Statistics

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.98%) 3G
1 26 (50.98%) LTE
2 24 (47.06%) Radio Access Network
2 24 (47.06%) GSM
3 23 (45.10%) 4G
4 19 (37.25%) 2G
5 18 (35.29%) Wireless
6 16 (31.37%) SDH
7 15 (29.41%) UMTS
7 15 (29.41%) GPRS
7 15 (29.41%) MPLS
8 14 (27.45%) CDMA2000
8 14 (27.45%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (27.45%) DSL
8 14 (27.45%) WiMAX
8 14 (27.45%) HSPA
8 14 (27.45%) GPON
9 12 (23.53%) RNC
10 10 (19.61%) VoLTE
11 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MS Access
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
General
1 41 (80.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Electronics
3 3 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Design Engineer
1 8 (15.69%) Radio Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) RAN Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Configuration Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) RAN Configuration Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Designer
4 3 (5.88%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Network Planner
4 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Network Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Transmission Planner
5 2 (3.92%) Core Network Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (1.96%) Transmission Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Statistics
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Network Design
2 6 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.88%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (3.92%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (3.92%) Network Management
4 2 (3.92%) Use Case
4 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.92%) Migration
4 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.96%) TOGAF
5 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
5 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL
5 1 (1.96%) UML
5 1 (1.96%) Service Management
5 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.96%) Time Management
5 1 (1.96%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) C
2 5 (9.80%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) HNC
3 3 (5.88%) HND
4 2 (3.92%) CCIE
4 2 (3.92%) CCNP
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Ericsson
2 9 (17.65%) Huawei
2 9 (17.65%) Actix
3 8 (15.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (7.84%) Nokia
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco
5 3 (5.88%) Nortel
5 3 (5.88%) ComArch
6 2 (3.92%) Tekelec
6 2 (3.92%) Agilent
6 2 (3.92%) Juniper
6 2 (3.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.96%) Cramer
7 1 (1.96%) Brocade
7 1 (1.96%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.96%) F5