The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Planning
Rank 522 530 488
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -42
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 68 40 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.078% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £555 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +79.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £496 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £630 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £505 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +68.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.25 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.63%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40540 37166 40747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.91% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25134 22527 23434
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1072 1446
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 24 July 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 29 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 24 July 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 +7 57 £450 -18.91% 12
London +16 21 £425 -27.65% 1
South East -9 11 £398 - 4
South West -19 8 £525 +10.42%
Berkshire +5 7 £265 - 1
Wiltshire +4 7 £525 +10.42%
North West - 3 £513 - 3
Manchester - 3 £513 - 3
City of London +22 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £530 - 3
Somerset - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Farnborough - - - - 2

Network Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 41 (38.32%) Telecoms
2 34 (31.78%) 3G
3 33 (30.84%) LTE
4 29 (27.10%) SAP
5 23 (21.50%) SAP APO
5 23 (21.50%) Radio Access Network
6 21 (19.63%) 2G
7 17 (15.89%) Huawei
8 16 (14.95%) Ethernet
9 15 (14.02%) Cisco
9 15 (14.02%) Ericsson
10 14 (13.08%) SDH
11 13 (12.15%) ATM
11 13 (12.15%) Wireless
12 12 (11.21%) WAN
13 11 (10.28%) Project Management
13 11 (10.28%) Nokia
13 11 (10.28%) Migration
14 10 (9.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 10 (9.35%) Degree
14 10 (9.35%) 4G
14 10 (9.35%) Mapinfo
15 9 (8.41%) DWDM
15 9 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (8.41%) Performance Monitoring
15 9 (8.41%) NEC
16 8 (7.48%) Resource Management
16 8 (7.48%) Finance
16 8 (7.48%) GSM
16 8 (7.48%) Linux

Network Planning
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (0.93%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
1 1 (0.93%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.93%) Maya
1 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (21.50%) SAP APO
2 5 (4.67%) Summit
3 4 (3.74%) SAP ERP
4 3 (2.80%) SAP SCM
5 2 (1.87%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 34 (31.78%) 3G
2 33 (30.84%) LTE
3 23 (21.50%) Radio Access Network
4 21 (19.63%) 2G
5 16 (14.95%) Ethernet
6 14 (13.08%) SDH
7 13 (12.15%) ATM
7 13 (12.15%) Wireless
8 12 (11.21%) WAN
9 10 (9.35%) 4G
10 9 (8.41%) DWDM
11 8 (7.48%) GSM
12 6 (5.61%) WiMAX
12 6 (5.61%) UMTS
13 5 (4.67%) WLAN
13 5 (4.67%) GPRS
13 5 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (4.67%) Firewall
13 5 (4.67%) BT 21CN
13 5 (4.67%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.87%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) LSMW
2 1 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 41 (38.32%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.48%) Finance
3 6 (5.61%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.87%) Dutch Language
4 2 (1.87%) Front Office
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (31.78%) Consultant
2 19 (17.76%) SAP Consultant
3 16 (14.95%) SAP APO Consultant
4 13 (12.15%) Project Manager
5 11 (10.28%) Radio Engineer
5 11 (10.28%) Transmission Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Network Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Design Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Transmission Design Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) Radio Network Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Network Planner
8 6 (5.61%) Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Solutions Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Network Optimisation Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (2.80%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.80%) FMCG
3 2 (1.87%) GIS
3 2 (1.87%) PMI
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.48%) Linux
2 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.28%) Project Management
1 11 (10.28%) Migration
2 9 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (8.41%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (7.48%) Resource Management
4 7 (6.54%) Network Design
4 7 (6.54%) Asset Management
4 7 (6.54%) Project Planning
4 7 (6.54%) Performance Management
5 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
6 5 (4.67%) Time Management
6 5 (4.67%) SAP Implementation
6 5 (4.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (3.74%) Fault Management
7 4 (3.74%) Workflow
7 4 (3.74%) ERP
8 3 (2.80%) ITIL
8 3 (2.80%) Validation
8 3 (2.80%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.80%) C
2 2 (1.87%) ABAP
3 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.80%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.80%) CCIE
4 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.93%) PMP
5 1 (0.93%) CCNP
5 1 (0.93%) CCNA
5 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.67%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 29 (27.10%) SAP
2 17 (15.89%) Huawei
3 15 (14.02%) Cisco
3 15 (14.02%) Ericsson
4 11 (10.28%) Nokia
5 10 (9.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 10 (9.35%) Mapinfo
6 9 (8.41%) NEC
7 7 (6.54%) VMware
8 5 (4.67%) Nortel
8 5 (4.67%) IBM
8 5 (4.67%) Cramer
8 5 (4.67%) BT
9 4 (3.74%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.74%) Juniper
10 3 (2.80%) Manugistics
11 2 (1.87%) F5
11 2 (1.87%) PTC
11 2 (1.87%) Oracle
11 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
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