The table below looks at the statistics for Network Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Planning over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Planning
Rank 64 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 28 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.95% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 0.30% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
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£248 £260 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £270 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.80
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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 Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1144 1006 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 79.67% 74.08% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 513 462
Average daily rate £396 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 55
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.56 £11.25 £23.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Network Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Network Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Network Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Network Planning Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Network Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Planning across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Network Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 25 (80.65%) 3G
2 22 (70.97%) Telecoms
3 21 (67.74%) LTE
4 17 (54.84%) 2G
5 16 (51.61%) Nokia
5 16 (51.61%) NSN NetAct
5 16 (51.61%) Radio Access Network
6 15 (48.39%) Perl
6 15 (48.39%) SQL
6 15 (48.39%) Oracle
6 15 (48.39%) Ericsson
7 14 (45.16%) Nortel
7 14 (45.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 13 (41.94%) Oracle Cash Management
9 8 (25.81%) HNC
9 8 (25.81%) HND
10 7 (22.58%) GSM
10 7 (22.58%) Electronics
10 7 (22.58%) Statistics
10 7 (22.58%) RNC
10 7 (22.58%) Performance Engineering
11 6 (19.35%) Change Management
11 6 (19.35%) Firewall
11 6 (19.35%) VPN
11 6 (19.35%) Avaya
11 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
12 5 (16.13%) NHS
13 4 (12.90%) Project Management
13 4 (12.90%) MS Access
13 4 (12.90%) Relational Database

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 13 (41.94%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) 3G
2 21 (67.74%) LTE
3 17 (54.84%) 2G
4 16 (51.61%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (22.58%) GSM
5 7 (22.58%) RNC
6 6 (19.35%) Firewall
6 6 (19.35%) VPN
7 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.45%) 2.5G
8 1 (3.23%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MS Access
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
General
1 22 (70.97%) Telecoms
2 7 (22.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) RAN Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) RAN Configuration Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Configuration Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Performance Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Databuild Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Transmission Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Transmission Planning Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Statistics
2 5 (16.13%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Performance Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) Change Management
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Perl
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) HNC
1 8 (25.81%) HND
Systems Management
1 16 (51.61%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Nokia
2 15 (48.39%) Oracle
2 15 (48.39%) Ericsson
3 14 (45.16%) Nortel
3 14 (45.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (19.35%) Avaya
4 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) Cramer
6 1 (3.23%) Huawei
6 1 (3.23%) Mapinfo