The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Network Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Planning over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Planning
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 119 95
Rank change year-on-year +23 -24  
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 1 7 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.28% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.35% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 17
Median daily rate - £491 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +69.39%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £470 £285
% change year-on-year -10.90% +64.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.50 -

Network Planning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1456 1977 2225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.40% 80.33% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 1023 1162
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 45 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Network Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Network Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Planning in Berkshire

Network Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Planning in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Planning in Berkshire

Network Planning
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Bracknell -1 1 - -
Network Planning
South East

Network Planning
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Planning.

1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) MicroStation
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Autodesk
2 1 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (25.00%) Smallworld
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Internet

Network Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (25.00%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MicroStation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Autodesk