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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Planning
Rank 627 632 569
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -63
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 30 29 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.051% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.063% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 18
Median daily rate £350 £325 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £309 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.90% -27.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
44464 46364 44152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 81.04% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29448 30320 27616
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1150 1283 1207
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.76 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 2016.

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 20 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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +28 27 £350 +7.69% 3
London -1 10 £525 +31.25% 3
South East +13 7 £173 -43.90%
South West +7 3 £350 -22.22%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £95 -
Aylesbury - 3 £95 -
Hampshire +16 2 £263 -
Basingstoke +9 2 £263 -
Ilford -5 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £338 -
North West +15 1 - -
Surrey +7 1 - -
Newbury +6 1 - -
Guildford +3 1 - -
East of England +3 1 - -
Berkshire +2 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £350 -
Midlands - 1 £288 -
Somerset - 1 £625 -
Essex - 1 - -

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 24 (35.82%) Telecoms
2 18 (26.87%) Cisco
3 17 (25.37%) MS Visio
3 17 (25.37%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (25.37%) Firewall
4 16 (23.88%) Wireless
4 16 (23.88%) CCNP
4 16 (23.88%) MS Excel
4 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
5 15 (22.39%) BGP
5 15 (22.39%) Network Design
6 14 (20.90%) WAN
6 14 (20.90%) LAN
7 13 (19.40%) VoIP
7 13 (19.40%) VPN
7 13 (19.40%) CheckPoint
7 13 (19.40%) OSPF
7 13 (19.40%) Network Security
7 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
8 12 (17.91%) CCNA
8 12 (17.91%) Windows
9 11 (16.42%) 802.11
9 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
9 11 (16.42%) VRRP
9 11 (16.42%) 802.1X
9 11 (16.42%) Windows Server
9 11 (16.42%) Change Control
9 11 (16.42%) HSRP
9 11 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (16.42%) Huawei

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 (1.49%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (25.37%) MS Visio
2 16 (23.88%) MS Excel
3 7 (10.45%) MS Office
4 1 (1.49%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.49%) MicroStation
4 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) SAP APO
2 2 (2.99%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.49%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.37%) Firewall
2 16 (23.88%) Wireless
3 15 (22.39%) BGP
4 14 (20.90%) LAN
4 14 (20.90%) WAN
5 13 (19.40%) Network Security
5 13 (19.40%) OSPF
5 13 (19.40%) VoIP
5 13 (19.40%) VPN
6 11 (16.42%) 802.11
6 11 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (16.42%) HSRP
6 11 (16.42%) VRRP
7 10 (14.93%) LTE
7 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
8 9 (13.43%) EIGRP
9 6 (8.96%) UMTS
10 5 (7.46%) 3G
10 5 (7.46%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (7.46%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) GIS
2 2 (2.99%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) SAP HANA
General
1 24 (35.82%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.96%) Finance
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
5 2 (2.99%) French Language
5 2 (2.99%) German Language
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 2 (2.99%) Military
6 1 (1.49%) Electronics
6 1 (1.49%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Consultant
3 9 (13.43%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Security Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Designer
4 6 (8.96%) Network Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) Network Planner
5 5 (7.46%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.48%) OSS Solutions Designer
7 3 (4.48%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.99%) 4G Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Security Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) VoLTE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) 802.1X
2 6 (8.96%) SAP Core Interface
3 1 (1.49%) JSON
3 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) FMCG
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) CMDB
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.49%) Informatics
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.49%) Statistics
5 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.99%) Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Network Design
2 11 (16.42%) Change Control
3 10 (14.93%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (13.43%) Escalation Management
5 6 (8.96%) Project Management
5 6 (8.96%) SDLC
6 5 (7.46%) Migration
6 5 (7.46%) Network Optimisation
7 4 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.97%) Scrum
7 4 (5.97%) Service Management
7 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.48%) Business Development
8 3 (4.48%) Energy Management
8 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.48%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.48%) Process Improvement
8 3 (4.48%) Validation
8 3 (4.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.48%) ABAP
2 3 (4.48%) C
3 1 (1.49%) MapBasic
3 1 (1.49%) SQL
3 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.88%) CCNP
3 12 (17.91%) CCNA
4 6 (8.96%) Degree
5 4 (5.97%) CCIE
5 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.48%) CCDA
7 2 (2.99%) CCSA
7 2 (2.99%) CCSE
7 2 (2.99%) CISSP
8 1 (1.49%) CCDP
8 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) Cacti
1 10 (14.93%) Nagios
1 10 (14.93%) SmokePing
2 3 (4.48%) Netcool
2 3 (4.48%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (2.99%) RSA Archer
3 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 2 (2.99%) SCOM
3 2 (2.99%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.49%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Cisco
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.40%) CheckPoint
4 11 (16.42%) Huawei
5 10 (14.93%) Aruba
5 10 (14.93%) Intel Security
5 10 (14.93%) Riverbed
5 10 (14.93%) SolarWinds
6 9 (13.43%) Juniper
7 8 (11.94%) Palo Alto
7 8 (11.94%) SAP
8 7 (10.45%) F5
9 6 (8.96%) Fortinet
9 6 (8.96%) Tellabs
9 6 (8.96%) Virgin Media
10 4 (5.97%) Mapinfo
10 4 (5.97%) Oracle
10 4 (5.97%) Stonesoft
11 3 (4.48%) Siemens
12 2 (2.99%) Nokia