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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Planning
Rank 553 550 501
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -49
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 60 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.074% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.098% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 6
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£400 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £290 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.48% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £9.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.25

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
42560 39708 34604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.14% 75.30% 74.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26984 25126 20661
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1224 1175 1047
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 23 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 May 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 +1 58 £400 -5.88% 6
London +25 21 £450 +5.88% 1
South East -17 15 £283 - 2
Berkshire +7 10 £275 -5.17% 2
Ilford - 7 £500 -
Newbury - 4 £283 - 2
Slough - 4 £250 -
Hampshire +8 2 £303 +7.07%
Basingstoke +3 2 £303 +7.07%
Bracknell - 2 - -
Home Counties - 2 - -
South West +5 1 - -
Wiltshire +2 1 - -
City of London 0 1 £303 -
North West -24 1 £225 -44.75% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £200 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £200 -
Hinckley - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 £225 - 1
Swindon - 1 - -
York - 1 £200 -

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 109 (59.89%) Telecoms
2 66 (36.26%) 3G
3 61 (33.52%) LTE
4 50 (27.47%) Radio Access Network
4 50 (27.47%) Ericsson
5 48 (26.37%) GSM
6 47 (25.82%) 2G
7 38 (20.88%) RNC
8 35 (19.23%) 4G
8 35 (19.23%) Cisco
9 33 (18.13%) Wireless
9 33 (18.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 31 (17.03%) Nokia
11 30 (16.48%) Huawei
12 29 (15.93%) Network Design
13 28 (15.38%) SDH
13 28 (15.38%) UMTS
14 22 (12.09%) Juniper
14 22 (12.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 21 (11.54%) TCP/IP
15 21 (11.54%) SQL
15 21 (11.54%) NSN NetAct
15 21 (11.54%) QA
15 21 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
16 20 (10.99%) HNC
16 20 (10.99%) GPRS
17 19 (10.44%) GPON
18 18 (9.89%) MPLS
18 18 (9.89%) Firewall
19 17 (9.34%) Wi-Fi

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (1.10%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (5.49%) MS Office
2 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.55%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (7.14%) Oracle Cash Management
2 8 (4.40%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.55%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.55%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.55%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.55%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 66 (36.26%) 3G
2 61 (33.52%) LTE
3 50 (27.47%) Radio Access Network
4 48 (26.37%) GSM
5 47 (25.82%) 2G
6 38 (20.88%) RNC
7 35 (19.23%) 4G
8 33 (18.13%) Wireless
9 28 (15.38%) SDH
9 28 (15.38%) UMTS
10 21 (11.54%) TCP/IP
11 20 (10.99%) GPRS
12 19 (10.44%) GPON
13 18 (9.89%) MPLS
13 18 (9.89%) Firewall
14 17 (9.34%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (9.34%) DSL
14 17 (9.34%) CDMA2000
14 17 (9.34%) HSPA
14 17 (9.34%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.20%) MS Access
1 4 (2.20%) SAP BW
1 4 (2.20%) Relational Database
General
1 109 (59.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.85%) Electronics
2 7 (3.85%) German Language
3 6 (3.30%) Finance
4 5 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (13.74%) Network Planner
2 21 (11.54%) Consultant
3 16 (8.79%) Network Engineer
4 14 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
4 14 (7.69%) RAN Engineer
5 11 (6.04%) Radio Engineer
5 11 (6.04%) Configuration Engineer
5 11 (6.04%) RAN Configuration Engineer
5 11 (6.04%) Design Engineer
6 9 (4.95%) Implementation Manager
7 8 (4.40%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (4.40%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (3.30%) Security Consultant
8 6 (3.30%) SAP APO Consultant
8 6 (3.30%) Network Manager
8 6 (3.30%) Senior Security Consultant
9 5 (2.75%) Data Scientist
10 4 (2.20%) Transmission Engineer
10 4 (2.20%) Transmission Planning Engineer
10 4 (2.20%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.75%) Middleware
2 2 (1.10%) WSRP
2 2 (1.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.79%) Statistics
2 7 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.75%) NHS
3 5 (2.75%) Visualisation
3 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.75%) Economics
4 3 (1.65%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.10%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.10%) UNIX
2 1 (0.55%) Solaris
2 1 (0.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.93%) Network Design
2 21 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (8.79%) Load Balancing
4 14 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
5 10 (5.49%) Business Development
6 7 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (3.85%) Network Management
6 7 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (3.85%) Project Management
7 6 (3.30%) Change Management
8 5 (2.75%) Analytics
9 4 (2.20%) CRM
10 3 (1.65%) PRINCE2
10 3 (1.65%) Quality Management
10 3 (1.65%) Process Management
10 3 (1.65%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.65%) Migration
10 3 (1.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.65%) Data Analysis
10 3 (1.65%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.54%) SQL
2 15 (8.24%) Perl
3 14 (7.69%) C
4 5 (2.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (10.99%) HNC
2 11 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.04%) CCNP
3 10 (5.49%) CISSP
4 8 (4.40%) Degree
5 7 (3.85%) HND
6 5 (2.75%) PhD
7 4 (2.20%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.65%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.10%) CCIE
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.55%) PMP
10 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.55%) MCTS
10 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.55%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.55%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.54%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 21 (11.54%) NSN NetAct
2 5 (2.75%) OPNET
3 1 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 50 (27.47%) Ericsson
2 35 (19.23%) Cisco
3 33 (18.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 31 (17.03%) Nokia
5 30 (16.48%) Huawei
6 22 (12.09%) Juniper
6 22 (12.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 15 (8.24%) Oracle
8 14 (7.69%) Nortel
9 12 (6.59%) Actix
10 11 (6.04%) SAP
10 11 (6.04%) Siemens
11 6 (3.30%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.30%) Avaya
12 5 (2.75%) ZTE
13 3 (1.65%) ComArch
13 3 (1.65%) IBM
14 2 (1.10%) Mapinfo
14 2 (1.10%) Agilent
14 2 (1.10%) Tektronix
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