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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Planning
Rank 552 521 522
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 63 48 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.092% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 9
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£363 £575 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.95% +155.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £261 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £600 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £288 £223
% change year-on-year
+18.26% +29.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £8.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £8.84

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
42297 38782 39937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27156 24058 23264
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1147 1484
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 2014.

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 28 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 22 October 2014. 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 -15 59 £375 -34.78% 7
South East -8 26 £325 -25.71% 2
Berkshire +8 12 £400 +48.14% 1
Hampshire -13 11 - -
London +18 10 £398 -33.75% 1
Reading +11 5 £450 +66.66%
North West -8 4 £300 -
West Midlands -21 4 £288 +5.02%
Surrey +1 3 £225 -
Slough -5 2 - -
Manchester -12 2 £300 -
Cheshire - 1 £225 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Farnborough - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Watford - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Goole - - - -
Hounslow - - - -

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 64 (48.85%) Telecoms
2 32 (24.43%) LTE
3 28 (21.37%) 3G
4 24 (18.32%) Degree
5 22 (16.79%) Computer Science
5 22 (16.79%) Radio Access Network
6 21 (16.03%) 2G
6 21 (16.03%) Wireless
6 21 (16.03%) Cisco
6 21 (16.03%) SAP
7 17 (12.98%) WAN
7 17 (12.98%) SAP APO
7 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
8 16 (12.21%) Network Design
9 15 (11.45%) Ethernet
9 15 (11.45%) 4G
9 15 (11.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 14 (10.69%) Network Architecture
10 14 (10.69%) UMTS
11 12 (9.16%) SDH
11 12 (9.16%) DV Cleared
12 11 (8.40%) GSM
12 11 (8.40%) Mapinfo
12 11 (8.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (8.40%) Migration
13 10 (7.63%) Project Management
13 10 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (7.63%) Performance Monitoring
14 9 (6.87%) SLA
14 9 (6.87%) 2.5G

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (12.98%) SAP APO
2 9 (6.87%) Summit
3 2 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.53%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.76%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.76%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.43%) LTE
2 28 (21.37%) 3G
3 22 (16.79%) Radio Access Network
4 21 (16.03%) 2G
4 21 (16.03%) Wireless
5 17 (12.98%) WAN
6 15 (11.45%) Ethernet
6 15 (11.45%) 4G
7 14 (10.69%) UMTS
8 12 (9.16%) SDH
9 11 (8.40%) GSM
10 9 (6.87%) 2.5G
11 8 (6.11%) Firewall
11 8 (6.11%) Network Security
12 7 (5.34%) HSPA
12 7 (5.34%) VoLTE
12 7 (5.34%) WiMAX
13 6 (4.58%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (4.58%) OSPF
13 6 (4.58%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.53%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Toad
General
1 64 (48.85%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.58%) Finance
3 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.53%) Front Office
4 2 (1.53%) Dutch Language
4 2 (1.53%) Marketing
4 2 (1.53%) Russian Language
5 1 (0.76%) German Language
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (24.43%) Consultant
2 24 (18.32%) Architect
3 17 (12.98%) Network Architect
4 15 (11.45%) SAP Consultant
5 14 (10.69%) SAP APO Consultant
5 14 (10.69%) Senior Consultant
6 13 (9.92%) Project Manager
7 10 (7.63%) Radio Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) Network Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.82%) Radio Network Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Solutions Consultant
10 5 (3.82%) Transmission Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Network Consultant
11 4 (3.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 4 (3.05%) Technical Project Manager
11 4 (3.05%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (3.05%) Technical Manager
11 4 (3.05%) Transmission Planner
11 4 (3.05%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.53%) Middleware
1 2 (1.53%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.29%) FMCG
2 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.53%) GIS
3 2 (1.53%) PMI
3 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.76%) SCADA
4 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.34%) Linux
2 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.53%) VMS
3 2 (1.53%) Windows
3 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.21%) Network Design
2 14 (10.69%) Network Architecture
3 11 (8.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (8.40%) Migration
4 10 (7.63%) Project Management
4 10 (7.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (6.11%) Validation
5 8 (6.11%) Resource Management
6 7 (5.34%) Performance Management
6 7 (5.34%) Project Planning
6 7 (5.34%) PRINCE2
6 7 (5.34%) Asset Management
7 6 (4.58%) Workflow
7 6 (4.58%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.05%) ITIL
8 4 (3.05%) Trend Analysis
8 4 (3.05%) Fault Management
9 3 (2.29%) SAP Implementation
9 3 (2.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (2.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.05%) ABAP
2 3 (2.29%) SQL
3 2 (1.53%) C
3 2 (1.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (18.32%) Degree
2 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
3 12 (9.16%) DV Cleared
4 10 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.11%) CCIE
6 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.05%) CCNP
8 3 (2.29%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.53%) CCNA
9 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.76%) CCDA
10 1 (0.76%) PMP
10 1 (0.76%) HNC
10 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (3.82%) GPFS
2 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.53%) OPNET
2 2 (1.53%) SCDPM
2 2 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.53%) SCCM
2 2 (1.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (16.03%) Cisco
1 21 (16.03%) SAP
2 15 (11.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 11 (8.40%) Mapinfo
4 8 (6.11%) Cramer
4 8 (6.11%) Huawei
5 6 (4.58%) VMware
6 5 (3.82%) Ericsson
6 5 (3.82%) Nokia
6 5 (3.82%) IBM
7 4 (3.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.29%) Juniper
8 3 (2.29%) Remedy
9 2 (1.53%) McAfee
9 2 (1.53%) PTC
9 2 (1.53%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (1.53%) Lumension
9 2 (1.53%) Actix
10 1 (0.76%) ComArch
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