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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Planning
Rank 228 231 221
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 15 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.057% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.080% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
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£450 - £336
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 - £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £535 £375
% change year-on-year
-20.56% +42.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.38 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6645 6278 6917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.76% 71.80% 70.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3738 3442 3309
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 246 324
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.84 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +18 12 £400 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £530 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Network Planning
England

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 23 (76.67%) Telecoms
2 20 (66.67%) LTE
3 14 (46.67%) 3G
4 12 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 12 (40.00%) Huawei
5 11 (36.67%) SDH
5 11 (36.67%) ATM
6 9 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (30.00%) DWDM
6 9 (30.00%) Ericsson
6 9 (30.00%) Nokia
6 9 (30.00%) NEC
7 5 (16.67%) BT 21CN
7 5 (16.67%) 2G
7 5 (16.67%) Validation
7 5 (16.67%) BT
7 5 (16.67%) Nortel
7 5 (16.67%) Project Management
7 5 (16.67%) GSM
7 5 (16.67%) Ciena
8 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (10.00%) Cramer
8 3 (10.00%) 2.5G
8 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) WiMAX
9 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 2 (6.67%) Degree
9 2 (6.67%) SCCM
9 2 (6.67%) SCOM
9 2 (6.67%) VMS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) LTE
2 14 (46.67%) 3G
3 12 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 11 (36.67%) ATM
4 11 (36.67%) SDH
5 9 (30.00%) DWDM
5 9 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (16.67%) 2G
6 5 (16.67%) BT 21CN
6 5 (16.67%) GSM
7 3 (10.00%) 2.5G
7 3 (10.00%) WiMAX
8 2 (6.67%) Parlay
8 2 (6.67%) ISUP
8 2 (6.67%) SCCP
8 2 (6.67%) INAP
8 2 (6.67%) HTTP
8 2 (6.67%) SMS
8 2 (6.67%) UMTS
8 2 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 23 (76.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Transmission Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Transmission Design Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Radio Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Radio Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Transmission Planner
5 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) SAP APO Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Planner
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) VMS
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Project Management
1 5 (16.67%) Validation
2 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Network Design
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Entry
4 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
1 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (6.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Huawei
2 9 (30.00%) NEC
2 9 (30.00%) Ericsson
2 9 (30.00%) Nokia
3 5 (16.67%) Nortel
3 5 (16.67%) BT
3 5 (16.67%) Ciena
4 3 (10.00%) Cramer
5 2 (6.67%) Lumension
5 2 (6.67%) McAfee
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Mapinfo
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Actix