The table below looks at the statistics for Network Planning skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Planning over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Planning
UK
Rank 568 574 525
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -49
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 23 44 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.086% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 22
Median daily rate £388 £388 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £563 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £375 £270
% change year-on-year
-30.66% +38.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.89 - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - £34.00

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
36765 41589 39944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.75% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26919 25819
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1211 1063
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.34 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Network Planning
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Network Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Network Planning Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Planning
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 22 £388 -3.12%
London +16 9 £450 +12.50%
South East +10 9 £260 -35.00%
Hampshire +10 3 - -
Berkshire +8 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £260 -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Reading - 3 - -
Croydon - 3 £450 -
Guildford - 3 £260 -
North West - 3 - -
West Midlands -10 2 £305 +10.90%
Warrington - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Basingstoke +11 1 - -
Gaydon - 1 £350 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £260 -
Warwickshire - 1 £350 -

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Network Planning.

1 20 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 11 (23.91%) 3G
3 10 (21.74%) Degree
4 9 (19.57%) LTE
5 7 (15.22%) 2G
5 7 (15.22%) Huawei
5 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (15.22%) 4G
6 6 (13.04%) CCIE
6 6 (13.04%) CCNP
6 6 (13.04%) Cisco
6 6 (13.04%) Migration
6 6 (13.04%) Firewall
6 6 (13.04%) Wireless
7 5 (10.87%) Network Design
7 5 (10.87%) VoIP
7 5 (10.87%) SAP
7 5 (10.87%) SAP APO
7 5 (10.87%) Project Management
7 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (10.87%) Network Architecture
8 4 (8.70%) Network Security
8 4 (8.70%) SAP Core Interface
8 4 (8.70%) CCNA
8 4 (8.70%) MS Office
8 4 (8.70%) ITIL
8 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.70%) VPN
8 4 (8.70%) UMTS
9 3 (6.52%) GIS

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) SAP APO
2 3 (6.52%) SAP PP
3 1 (2.17%) Primavera
3 1 (2.17%) SAP LE
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) 3G
2 9 (19.57%) LTE
3 7 (15.22%) 2G
3 7 (15.22%) 4G
4 6 (13.04%) Firewall
4 6 (13.04%) Wireless
5 5 (10.87%) VoIP
6 4 (8.70%) Network Security
6 4 (8.70%) UMTS
6 4 (8.70%) VPN
7 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
7 3 (6.52%) GSM
7 3 (6.52%) HTTP
7 3 (6.52%) PSTN
7 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.52%) xDSL
8 2 (4.35%) Broadband
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (4.35%) Node B
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) GIS
2 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) ClearCase
General
1 20 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) French Language
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) German Language
3 1 (2.17%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Consultant
2 8 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Network Planner
5 4 (8.70%) Network Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Solutions Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Network Performance Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) SAP APO Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) SOA Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Transmission Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Transmission Planning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) SAP Core Interface
2 3 (6.52%) JSON
2 3 (6.52%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
4 1 (2.17%) Informatics
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Android
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Migration
2 5 (10.87%) Network Architecture
2 5 (10.87%) Network Design
2 5 (10.87%) Project Management
3 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 3 (6.52%) API Integration
4 3 (6.52%) Business Development
4 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.52%) Microwave Transmission Network Planning
4 3 (6.52%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (6.52%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (4.35%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.35%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.35%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.35%) SOA
5 2 (4.35%) UML
5 2 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) C
2 1 (2.17%) ABAP
2 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Degree
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.04%) CCIE
3 6 (13.04%) CCNP
4 4 (8.70%) CCNA
5 3 (6.52%) CCDP
5 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) CISSP
6 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) RSA Archer
2 1 (2.17%) Cacti
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Huawei
2 6 (13.04%) Cisco
3 5 (10.87%) SAP
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.52%) Cramer
6 2 (4.35%) CA
6 2 (4.35%) Juniper
6 2 (4.35%) NetWitness
7 1 (2.17%) Actix
7 1 (2.17%) Aruba
7 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.17%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.17%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.17%) Mapinfo
7 1 (2.17%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (2.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.17%) Veeam