The first table below looks at the demand for Network Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Planning over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Planning
Rank 139 122 143
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.043% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.061% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £475 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £315 £306
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.80 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- +108.36%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Network Planning
England

Network Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Network Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Network Planning Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Network Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Network Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Network Planning
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (80.00%) SAP
1 4 (80.00%) SAP BW
1 4 (80.00%) SAP APO
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Junos
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Junos
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
1 1 (20.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SAP BW
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SAP APO Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper