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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Planning
Rank 470 550 509
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -41
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 121 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.071% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.095% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 2
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£295 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £264 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £575 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £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
41890 39937 34135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.95% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26101 24544 20460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1180 1127 1112
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +73 113 £295 -31.86% 5
South East +23 65 £290 +2.65% 3
Berkshire +35 43 £290 -35.55% 2
London +20 25 £390 -22.61% 2
Newbury - 20 £290 - 2
Surrey +19 17 £254 -2.40%
Reading - 6 - -
Basingstoke -1 3 - -
Hampshire -5 3 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £700 -
Channel Islands - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Watford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Guernsey - - - -

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 102 (57.30%) Telecoms
2 72 (40.45%) 3G
3 68 (38.20%) LTE
4 53 (29.78%) Radio Access Network
5 52 (29.21%) Ericsson
6 50 (28.09%) GSM
7 49 (27.53%) 2G
8 41 (23.03%) RNC
9 36 (20.22%) Nokia
10 34 (19.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 32 (17.98%) 4G
11 32 (17.98%) Wireless
12 31 (17.42%) Cisco
13 30 (16.85%) UMTS
14 27 (15.17%) SDH
14 27 (15.17%) Network Design
15 24 (13.48%) Huawei
15 24 (13.48%) HSPA
16 22 (12.36%) NSN NetAct
16 22 (12.36%) GPRS
16 22 (12.36%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (11.80%) QA
18 20 (11.24%) HNC
19 19 (10.67%) WiMAX
19 19 (10.67%) GPON
20 18 (10.11%) CDMA2000
21 17 (9.55%) MPLS
21 17 (9.55%) DSL
21 17 (9.55%) Firewall
21 17 (9.55%) SQL

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 11 (6.18%) MS Office
2 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (7.30%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (3.37%) 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 72 (40.45%) 3G
2 68 (38.20%) LTE
3 53 (29.78%) Radio Access Network
4 50 (28.09%) GSM
5 49 (27.53%) 2G
6 41 (23.03%) RNC
7 32 (17.98%) 4G
7 32 (17.98%) Wireless
8 30 (16.85%) UMTS
9 27 (15.17%) SDH
10 24 (13.48%) HSPA
11 22 (12.36%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (12.36%) GPRS
12 19 (10.67%) WiMAX
12 19 (10.67%) GPON
13 18 (10.11%) CDMA2000
14 17 (9.55%) MPLS
14 17 (9.55%) DSL
14 17 (9.55%) Firewall
15 16 (8.99%) TCP/IP
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
1 102 (57.30%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.06%) German Language
3 7 (3.93%) Electronics
4 6 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.81%) Finance
6 2 (1.12%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (12.92%) Network Planner
2 17 (9.55%) Consultant
3 15 (8.43%) Network Engineer
4 14 (7.87%) Performance Engineer
4 14 (7.87%) RAN Engineer
5 12 (6.74%) Radio Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) Configuration Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) RAN Configuration Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) Architect
7 9 (5.06%) Design Engineer
7 9 (5.06%) Implementation Manager
7 9 (5.06%) Network Architect
8 6 (3.37%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (3.37%) Network Manager
9 5 (2.81%) Designer
10 4 (2.25%) Transmission Planner
10 4 (2.25%) Transmission Engineer
10 4 (2.25%) Transmission Planning Engineer
10 4 (2.25%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (2.25%) SAP APO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.12%) SOAP
1 2 (1.12%) WSRP
2 1 (0.56%) Django
2 1 (0.56%) XML
2 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Statistics
2 5 (2.81%) NHS
2 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.56%) FMCG
5 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.12%) Solaris
1 2 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.17%) Network Design
2 14 (7.87%) Performance Engineering
3 13 (7.30%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (6.74%) Load Balancing
5 10 (5.62%) Network Architecture
6 9 (5.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (4.49%) Network Management
8 7 (3.93%) Business Development
8 7 (3.93%) Project Management
9 6 (3.37%) Change Management
10 3 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (1.69%) CRM
10 3 (1.69%) Product Management
11 2 (1.12%) Performance Management
11 2 (1.12%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.12%) B2B
11 2 (1.12%) Workflow
11 2 (1.12%) Quality Management
11 2 (1.12%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.55%) SQL
2 15 (8.43%) Perl
3 13 (7.30%) C
4 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.56%) ABAP
4 1 (0.56%) VBA
4 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (11.24%) HNC
2 12 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.62%) Degree
5 9 (5.06%) CCNP
6 7 (3.93%) CISSP
6 7 (3.93%) HND
7 6 (3.37%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.81%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.25%) CCIE
10 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.56%) PMP
11 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.80%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (12.36%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (1.12%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.56%) OPNET
Vendors
1 52 (29.21%) Ericsson
2 36 (20.22%) Nokia
3 34 (19.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 31 (17.42%) Cisco
5 24 (13.48%) Huawei
6 17 (9.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 16 (8.99%) Juniper
8 15 (8.43%) Oracle
8 15 (8.43%) Actix
9 14 (7.87%) Nortel
10 13 (7.30%) Siemens
11 8 (4.49%) SAP
12 6 (3.37%) Avaya
12 6 (3.37%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.81%) ZTE
14 3 (1.69%) Mapinfo
15 2 (1.12%) IBM
15 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
16 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
16 1 (0.56%) Cramer
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