The table below looks at the statistics for Network Planning skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Planning over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Planning
Rank 528 544 504
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -40
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 81 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.070% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.093% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 7
Average daily rate
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£303 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £267 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £290 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42721 40908 35003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.41% 74.95% 73.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 25646 20857
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1245 1181 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £29.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -7.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Network Planning
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Planning
Daily Rate Trend

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

Network Planning Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Planning
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Network Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Planning
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Network Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Planning
Top 26 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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 +18 75 £303 -28.82% 5
South East -9 33 £295 +3.05% 3
Berkshire +12 22 £295 -20.27% 2
London +30 21 £423 -0.58% 2
Newbury - 14 £293 -
Ilford - 6 £500 -
Surrey 0 5 - -
Slough -1 5 £465 +3.33% 1
Guildford +5 4 - -
Basingstoke +4 2 £303 +7.07%
Reading +3 2 - - 1
Hampshire -11 2 £303 +7.07% 1
North West -15 2 - -
Home Counties - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
Wiltshire +7 1 - -
South West 0 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £200 -
Yorkshire - 1 £200 -
City of London - 1 £303 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
York - 1 £200 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Hinckley - 1 - -

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 103 (57.22%) Telecoms
2 69 (38.33%) 3G
3 65 (36.11%) LTE
4 52 (28.89%) Radio Access Network
4 52 (28.89%) Ericsson
5 49 (27.22%) 2G
6 48 (26.67%) GSM
7 41 (22.78%) RNC
8 36 (20.00%) Nokia
9 35 (19.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 34 (18.89%) Cisco
11 33 (18.33%) Wireless
11 33 (18.33%) 4G
12 29 (16.11%) UMTS
13 28 (15.56%) Network Design
14 27 (15.00%) Huawei
15 26 (14.44%) SDH
16 22 (12.22%) NSN NetAct
16 22 (12.22%) GPRS
17 21 (11.67%) Juniper
17 21 (11.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 21 (11.67%) HSPA
17 21 (11.67%) QA
18 20 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
18 20 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
18 20 (11.11%) TCP/IP
18 20 (11.11%) HNC
19 19 (10.56%) SQL
19 19 (10.56%) GPON
20 18 (10.00%) Firewall

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (5.56%) MS Office
2 3 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.56%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (7.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (3.89%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.56%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.56%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 69 (38.33%) 3G
2 65 (36.11%) LTE
3 52 (28.89%) Radio Access Network
4 49 (27.22%) 2G
5 48 (26.67%) GSM
6 41 (22.78%) RNC
7 33 (18.33%) Wireless
7 33 (18.33%) 4G
8 29 (16.11%) UMTS
9 26 (14.44%) SDH
10 22 (12.22%) GPRS
11 21 (11.67%) HSPA
12 20 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
12 20 (11.11%) TCP/IP
13 19 (10.56%) GPON
14 18 (10.00%) MPLS
14 18 (10.00%) Firewall
15 17 (9.44%) CDMA2000
15 17 (9.44%) DSL
15 17 (9.44%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.78%) MS Access
2 4 (2.22%) SAP BW
2 4 (2.22%) Relational Database
General
1 103 (57.22%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.00%) German Language
3 7 (3.89%) Electronics
4 6 (3.33%) Finance
5 5 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.11%) Legal
6 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (13.89%) Network Planner
2 19 (10.56%) Consultant
3 16 (8.89%) Network Engineer
4 14 (7.78%) Performance Engineer
4 14 (7.78%) RAN Engineer
5 11 (6.11%) Configuration Engineer
5 11 (6.11%) RAN Configuration Engineer
5 11 (6.11%) Radio Engineer
5 11 (6.11%) Design Engineer
6 9 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
7 7 (3.89%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (3.89%) Designer
8 6 (3.33%) Network Manager
9 5 (2.78%) SAP APO Consultant
9 5 (2.78%) Senior Security Consultant
9 5 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (2.78%) Security Consultant
10 4 (2.22%) Transmission Engineer
10 4 (2.22%) Transmission Planning Engineer
11 3 (1.67%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.67%) Middleware
2 2 (1.11%) WSRP
2 2 (1.11%) SOAP
3 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.89%) Statistics
2 7 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.78%) NHS
4 3 (1.67%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.67%) Economics
5 1 (0.56%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.11%) UNIX
1 2 (1.11%) Solaris
1 2 (1.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.56%) Network Design
2 20 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 14 (7.78%) Performance Engineering
5 9 (5.00%) Business Development
6 7 (3.89%) Project Management
6 7 (3.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (3.89%) Network Management
7 6 (3.33%) Change Management
8 5 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (2.78%) Network Architecture
9 4 (2.22%) CRM
10 3 (1.67%) Product Management
10 3 (1.67%) Analytics
11 2 (1.11%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (1.11%) Capacity Management
11 2 (1.11%) Time Management
11 2 (1.11%) Performance Management
11 2 (1.11%) B2B
11 2 (1.11%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.56%) SQL
2 15 (8.33%) Perl
3 13 (7.22%) C
4 3 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (0.56%) ABAP
5 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (11.11%) HNC
2 11 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.56%) CCNP
3 10 (5.56%) Degree
4 9 (5.00%) CISSP
5 7 (3.89%) HND
6 3 (1.67%) PhD
6 3 (1.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.11%) CCIE
8 1 (0.56%) CCDP
8 1 (0.56%) PMP
8 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.67%) QA
2 2 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (12.22%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.67%) OPNET
3 2 (1.11%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 52 (28.89%) Ericsson
2 36 (20.00%) Nokia
3 35 (19.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 34 (18.89%) Cisco
5 27 (15.00%) Huawei
6 21 (11.67%) Juniper
6 21 (11.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 15 (8.33%) Oracle
7 15 (8.33%) Actix
8 14 (7.78%) Nortel
9 13 (7.22%) Siemens
10 9 (5.00%) SAP
11 6 (3.33%) Avaya
11 6 (3.33%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.78%) ZTE
13 3 (1.67%) Mapinfo
13 3 (1.67%) IBM
14 2 (1.11%) Agilent
14 2 (1.11%) ComArch
15 1 (0.56%) Tektronix
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