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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Planning
Rank 215 227 224
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 37 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -18.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £402 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.80
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
7474 6705 6047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.13% 72.07% 70.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4217 3738 3163
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 262 261
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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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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 +16 25 £290 -21.62% 2
Surrey +1 7 - - 1
Hampshire +3 2 £303 +7.07% 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Network Planning
England

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 59 (65.56%) Telecoms
2 51 (56.67%) 3G
3 46 (51.11%) Ericsson
3 46 (51.11%) Radio Access Network
4 42 (46.67%) 2G
5 41 (45.56%) LTE
6 31 (34.44%) RNC
6 31 (34.44%) GSM
7 24 (26.67%) 4G
8 22 (24.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 21 (23.33%) NSN NetAct
10 19 (21.11%) GPRS
10 19 (21.11%) Wireless
11 17 (18.89%) WiMAX
11 17 (18.89%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (18.89%) SDH
11 17 (18.89%) UMTS
11 17 (18.89%) CDMA2000
11 17 (18.89%) MPLS
11 17 (18.89%) DSL
11 17 (18.89%) HSPA
11 17 (18.89%) GPON
12 16 (17.78%) Nokia
13 15 (16.67%) Perl
13 15 (16.67%) SQL
13 15 (16.67%) Oracle
14 14 (15.56%) Nortel
15 13 (14.44%) Oracle Cash Management
15 13 (14.44%) VoLTE
15 13 (14.44%) C

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 51 (56.67%) 3G
2 46 (51.11%) Radio Access Network
3 42 (46.67%) 2G
4 41 (45.56%) LTE
5 31 (34.44%) RNC
5 31 (34.44%) GSM
6 24 (26.67%) 4G
7 19 (21.11%) GPRS
7 19 (21.11%) Wireless
8 17 (18.89%) WiMAX
8 17 (18.89%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (18.89%) SDH
8 17 (18.89%) UMTS
8 17 (18.89%) CDMA2000
8 17 (18.89%) MPLS
8 17 (18.89%) DSL
8 17 (18.89%) HSPA
8 17 (18.89%) GPON
9 13 (14.44%) VoLTE
10 7 (7.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
1 4 (4.44%) MS Access
General
1 59 (65.56%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.78%) Electronics
3 4 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (15.56%) Network Planner
1 14 (15.56%) RAN Engineer
2 11 (12.22%) RAN Configuration Engineer
2 11 (12.22%) Configuration Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Radio Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Performance Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Network Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Transmission Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Transmission Planning Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Designer
8 3 (3.33%) Transmission Planner
9 2 (2.22%) Databuild Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Ericsson Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Contracts Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Solutions Designer
10 1 (1.11%) Senior Manager
10 1 (1.11%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Statistics
2 5 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.33%) Network Design
2 7 (7.78%) Performance Engineering
2 7 (7.78%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (6.67%) Change Management
4 5 (5.56%) Network Management
5 4 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (2.22%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.22%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.22%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.22%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.11%) Service Management
7 1 (1.11%) Migration
7 1 (1.11%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) Perl
1 15 (16.67%) SQL
2 13 (14.44%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) HNC
2 7 (7.78%) HND
3 2 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) CCIE
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (23.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 46 (51.11%) Ericsson
2 22 (24.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 16 (17.78%) Nokia
4 15 (16.67%) Oracle
5 14 (15.56%) Nortel
6 12 (13.33%) Huawei
7 11 (12.22%) Actix
8 6 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.67%) Avaya
9 5 (5.56%) Cisco
10 4 (4.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (3.33%) Juniper
12 2 (2.22%) ComArch
13 1 (1.11%) VMware
13 1 (1.11%) Agilent
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