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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Planning
Rank 241 192 219
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +27
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 17 62 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.65% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.85% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 2
Average daily rate £375 £283 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.74% -20.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £245 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £279 £263
% change year-on-year
+25.56% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6781 7326 6354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.29% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4156 4012 3382
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 240 268
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.00 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Planning across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Network Planning Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +10 8 £388 -
Berkshire -22 8 - -
Surrey -28 1 £257 +3.83%
Network Planning
England

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 22 (56.41%) Telecoms
2 16 (41.03%) 3G
2 16 (41.03%) Huawei
3 15 (38.46%) LTE
3 15 (38.46%) 2G
4 10 (25.64%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (23.08%) Cisco
6 8 (20.51%) GSM
6 8 (20.51%) SDH
6 8 (20.51%) RNC
7 7 (17.95%) Juniper
8 6 (15.38%) Ericsson
8 6 (15.38%) WCDMA
8 6 (15.38%) Mapinfo
8 6 (15.38%) DWDM
9 5 (12.82%) Finance
9 5 (12.82%) Wireless
9 5 (12.82%) Nokia
9 5 (12.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (10.26%) NSN NetAct
10 4 (10.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (10.26%) Nortel
10 4 (10.26%) XML
10 4 (10.26%) GIS
10 4 (10.26%) Ciena
11 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
11 3 (7.69%) VPN
11 3 (7.69%) Forcepoint
11 3 (7.69%) Intel Security

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) 3G
2 15 (38.46%) 2G
2 15 (38.46%) LTE
3 10 (25.64%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (20.51%) GSM
4 8 (20.51%) RNC
4 8 (20.51%) SDH
5 6 (15.38%) DWDM
5 6 (15.38%) WCDMA
6 5 (12.82%) Wireless
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (7.69%) Firewall
7 3 (7.69%) HSPA
7 3 (7.69%) tcpdump
7 3 (7.69%) VPN
7 3 (7.69%) WAN
7 3 (7.69%) WiMAX
7 3 (7.69%) Wireshark
7 3 (7.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) GIS
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.56%) MS Access
General
1 22 (56.41%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) French Language
3 1 (2.56%) German Language
3 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Optimisation Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Databuild Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) RAN Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.69%) 3G Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) LTE Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Configuration Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Designer
6 2 (5.13%) GIS Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Network Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Planning Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Radio Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Radio Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Economics
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
1 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (7.69%) Demand Forecasting
1 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
2 2 (5.13%) Network Design
3 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (2.56%) Data Management
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.56%) Project Governance
3 1 (2.56%) Project Management
3 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
3 1 (2.56%) Quality Management
3 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) MapBasic
2 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) CCNA
1 3 (7.69%) CCNP
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) JNCIP
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) APMP
3 1 (2.56%) HNC
3 1 (2.56%) HND
3 1 (2.56%) HP APS
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Huawei
2 9 (23.08%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) Juniper
4 6 (15.38%) Ericsson
4 6 (15.38%) Mapinfo
5 5 (12.82%) Nokia
5 5 (12.82%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (10.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 4 (10.26%) Ciena
6 4 (10.26%) Nortel
7 3 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.69%) Forcepoint
7 3 (7.69%) Intel Security
7 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.69%) WatchGuard
8 2 (5.13%) BT
8 2 (5.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.56%) 3Com
9 1 (2.56%) ComArch