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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Planning
Rank 454 531 499
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -32
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 122 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.070% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.093% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 11 5
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£295 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £575 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £270 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.80

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
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

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 27 February 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 30 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 27 February 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 +64 116 £295 -42.43% 11
South East +36 79 £285 -19.71% 7
Berkshire +36 48 £290 -35.55% 6
Surrey +25 28 £248 -4.80%
London 0 27 £364 -36.73% 3
Newbury - 17 £291 - 4
Reading - 7 - -
North West - 6 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £700 -
West Midlands - - - -
Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Hull - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Watford - - - -

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 98 (55.06%) Telecoms
2 73 (41.01%) 3G
3 64 (35.96%) LTE
4 55 (30.90%) Radio Access Network
5 51 (28.65%) Ericsson
6 50 (28.09%) 2G
7 43 (24.16%) RNC
8 40 (22.47%) GSM
9 31 (17.42%) Cisco
9 31 (17.42%) 4G
10 29 (16.29%) Network Design
11 28 (15.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 27 (15.17%) Wireless
13 25 (14.04%) Nokia
14 24 (13.48%) UMTS
15 23 (12.92%) HSPA
16 22 (12.36%) NSN NetAct
17 21 (11.80%) Wi-Fi
18 20 (11.24%) GPRS
19 19 (10.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
20 18 (10.11%) SDH
20 18 (10.11%) SQL
21 17 (9.55%) DSL
21 17 (9.55%) GPON
21 17 (9.55%) Security Cleared
21 17 (9.55%) WiMAX
22 16 (8.99%) Statistics
22 16 (8.99%) Network Architecture
22 16 (8.99%) CDMA2000
22 16 (8.99%) TCP/IP

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.12%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.12%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (7.30%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (3.93%) 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 73 (41.01%) 3G
2 64 (35.96%) LTE
3 55 (30.90%) Radio Access Network
4 50 (28.09%) 2G
5 43 (24.16%) RNC
6 40 (22.47%) GSM
7 31 (17.42%) 4G
8 27 (15.17%) Wireless
9 24 (13.48%) UMTS
10 23 (12.92%) HSPA
11 21 (11.80%) Wi-Fi
12 20 (11.24%) GPRS
13 18 (10.11%) SDH
14 17 (9.55%) DSL
14 17 (9.55%) WiMAX
14 17 (9.55%) GPON
15 16 (8.99%) CDMA2000
15 16 (8.99%) TCP/IP
16 15 (8.43%) Firewall
16 15 (8.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.81%) MS Access
2 4 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.12%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 98 (55.06%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.93%) Electronics
3 6 (3.37%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.25%) Finance
5 3 (1.69%) German Language
6 2 (1.12%) Russian Language
6 2 (1.12%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (14.04%) Network Planner
2 20 (11.24%) Architect
3 17 (9.55%) Network Architect
4 15 (8.43%) Consultant
5 14 (7.87%) Network Engineer
5 14 (7.87%) Performance Engineer
5 14 (7.87%) RAN Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) Configuration Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) RAN Configuration Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) Radio Engineer
7 8 (4.49%) Implementation Manager
7 8 (4.49%) Design Engineer
8 7 (3.93%) SAP Consultant
9 6 (3.37%) Network Manager
10 5 (2.81%) SAP APO Consultant
10 5 (2.81%) Transmission Engineer
10 5 (2.81%) Transmission Planning Engineer
10 5 (2.81%) Designer
11 4 (2.25%) Transmission Planner
11 4 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.12%) SOAP
1 2 (1.12%) Middleware
1 2 (1.12%) WSRP
1 2 (1.12%) Django
2 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Statistics
2 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.81%) NHS
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.12%) Solaris
1 2 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.29%) Network Design
2 16 (8.99%) Network Architecture
3 14 (7.87%) Performance Engineering
4 13 (7.30%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (6.74%) Load Balancing
6 9 (5.06%) Network Management
6 9 (5.06%) Project Management
7 8 (4.49%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (3.37%) Change Management
9 4 (2.25%) Business Development
10 3 (1.69%) CRM
10 3 (1.69%) Product Management
11 2 (1.12%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (1.12%) Performance Management
11 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.12%) B2B
11 2 (1.12%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.12%) Process Management
12 1 (0.56%) Quality Management
12 1 (0.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.11%) SQL
2 15 (8.43%) Perl
3 12 (6.74%) C
4 2 (1.12%) Python
5 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.56%) ABAP
5 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.74%) Degree
3 11 (6.18%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.06%) HNC
6 8 (4.49%) HND
7 6 (3.37%) CCIE
7 6 (3.37%) CCNP
7 6 (3.37%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.25%) CISSP
8 4 (2.25%) VCP4
9 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.49%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (12.36%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.12%) OPNET
2 2 (1.12%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 51 (28.65%) Ericsson
2 31 (17.42%) Cisco
3 28 (15.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 25 (14.04%) Nokia
5 19 (10.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 16 (8.99%) Juniper
7 15 (8.43%) Oracle
7 15 (8.43%) Actix
8 14 (7.87%) Nortel
9 13 (7.30%) Huawei
10 9 (5.06%) SAP
11 6 (3.37%) Avaya
11 6 (3.37%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.25%) Mapinfo
13 3 (1.69%) Siemens
13 3 (1.69%) Microsoft
14 2 (1.12%) IBM
14 2 (1.12%) Cramer
15 1 (0.56%) VMware
15 1 (0.56%) ComArch
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