The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Planner role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Planner in their job title over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Planner
Rank 564 553 528
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Network Planner 23 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.026% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.028% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£328 £214 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £270 £261
% change year-on-year
- +3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48597 46888 42182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.39% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29825 27690 24082
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1997 2274
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Network Planner
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Planner in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Planner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Planner
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Planner within the UK.

Network Planner Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Planner
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Planner within the UK.

Network Planner Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Planner
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Planner within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 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
England +4 23 £328 +107.94%
East Yorkshire - - - -
Hull - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Network Planner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Planner in their job title 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 with Network Planner in their job title.

1 25 (78.13%) Network Planning
2 16 (50.00%) RNC
2 16 (50.00%) 2G
2 16 (50.00%) 3G
3 14 (43.75%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (31.25%) Cisco
5 9 (28.13%) Ericsson
6 8 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 6 (18.75%) Juniper
7 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 5 (15.63%) SSL
8 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
8 5 (15.63%) Network Design
8 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
9 4 (12.50%) Project Management
10 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
10 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
11 2 (6.25%) Broadband
11 2 (6.25%) GPRS
11 2 (6.25%) LAN
11 2 (6.25%) WAN
11 2 (6.25%) Mapinfo
11 2 (6.25%) CCIE
11 2 (6.25%) CCNP
11 2 (6.25%) CCNA
11 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (6.25%) Extranet
11 2 (6.25%) UTRAN
11 2 (6.25%) Change Management

Network Planner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Network Planner in their job title 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 with Network Planner in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) Maya
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) 3G
1 16 (50.00%) 2G
1 16 (50.00%) RNC
2 14 (43.75%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.63%) SSL
5 2 (6.25%) Extranet
5 2 (6.25%) UTRAN
5 2 (6.25%) Broadband
5 2 (6.25%) GPRS
5 2 (6.25%) LAN
5 2 (6.25%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) GPON
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) German Language
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Network Planning
2 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
2 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (15.63%) Network Design
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CCIE
1 2 (6.25%) CCNP
1 2 (6.25%) CCNA
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) VCP4
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco
2 9 (28.13%) Ericsson
3 8 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 6 (18.75%) Juniper
5 2 (6.25%) Mapinfo
6 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.13%) BT