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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Planning
Rank 97 70 90
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 1 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.083% 1.72% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 2.11% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Average daily rate £257 £248 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -4.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Network Planning
South East

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
970 1136 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 80.10% 81.38% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 632 519
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 17 36
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +102.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £59.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) 2G
1 5 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) RNC
2 4 (80.00%) LTE
3 3 (60.00%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (60.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (60.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Nokia
4 2 (40.00%) Huawei
4 2 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (40.00%) Nortel
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) MapBasic
5 1 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (20.00%) 4G
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) Electronics
5 1 (20.00%) HNC
5 1 (20.00%) HND
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) MS Access
5 1 (20.00%) GPRS
5 1 (20.00%) GSM

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) 2G
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (80.00%) LTE
2 4 (80.00%) RNC
3 1 (20.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) GPRS
3 1 (20.00%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Databuild Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) NetAct Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Nortel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Line Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) MapBasic
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) HNC
1 1 (20.00%) HND
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Mapinfo
2 3 (60.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (40.00%) Huawei
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (40.00%) Nortel