Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 17 July 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 811 786 813
Rank change year-on-year -25 +27 -87
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 42 38 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.043% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.051% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 32
England median daily rate £394 £413 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -14.95% +60.33%
10th Percentile £300 £253 £273
90th Percentile £450 £463 £621
UK median daily rate £394 £400 £485
% change year-on-year -1.56% -17.53% +60.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
England median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% -59.09% +175.00%
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year -26.67% -50.55% +127.50%

Network Planning is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 81,190 74,448 85,765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.87% 85.09% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,959 49,037 57,163
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £266
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,238 1,938 2,074
England median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.01% +4.17% +11.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.41 £11.73
90th Percentile £50.50 £51.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -14.00% +1.01% +15.12%

Network Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Network Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Network Planning in England

Network Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Planning in England

Network Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Planning in England over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Planning in England

Network Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Planning in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Planning in England

Network Planning
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -7 28 £363 -15.99% 7
North of England -14 6 £406 -4.41% 4
London -57 5 £388 +10.71% 1
North West -14 4 £363 -14.71% 4
South West 0 2 - -
Yorkshire -11 2 £450 -
Midlands -10 1 - - 2
West Midlands -22 1 - - 2
Network Planning
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Network Planning.

1 26 (61.90%) Telecoms
2 15 (35.71%) Customer Requirements
3 13 (30.95%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (30.95%) Degree
4 11 (26.19%) 3GPP
5 10 (23.81%) Huawei
5 10 (23.81%) Capacity Management
6 9 (21.43%) Performance Engineering
6 9 (21.43%) VoLTE
6 9 (21.43%) Algorithms
6 9 (21.43%) 5G
7 8 (19.05%) GSM
7 8 (19.05%) Mapinfo
7 8 (19.05%) UMTS
7 8 (19.05%) LTE
7 8 (19.05%) Actix
8 7 (16.67%) ITIL
8 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (14.29%) Linux
9 6 (14.29%) Juniper
9 6 (14.29%) Cisco
10 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (11.90%) eTOM
10 5 (11.90%) WFM
10 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
10 5 (11.90%) Performance Management
10 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.90%) Billing
10 5 (11.90%) TOGAF

Network Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP APO
1 1 (2.38%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Radio Access Network
2 11 (26.19%) 3GPP
3 9 (21.43%) 5G
3 9 (21.43%) VoLTE
4 8 (19.05%) GSM
4 8 (19.05%) LTE
4 8 (19.05%) UMTS
5 5 (11.90%) Wireless
6 3 (7.14%) 2G
6 3 (7.14%) 3G
6 3 (7.14%) 4G
6 3 (7.14%) BGP
6 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
6 3 (7.14%) Firewall
6 3 (7.14%) SNMP
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (4.76%) MPLS
8 1 (2.38%) DSLAM
8 1 (2.38%) GPON
8 1 (2.38%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) GIS
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (61.90%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Billing
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Architect
1 9 (21.43%) Performance Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Radio Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) BSS Architect
4 4 (9.52%) OSS Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Telecoms Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.14%) RF Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) ATL
3 1 (2.38%) MFC
3 1 (2.38%) XSD
3 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (23.81%) Capacity Management
3 9 (21.43%) Performance Engineering
4 7 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (11.90%) Business Transformation
5 5 (11.90%) eTOM
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
5 5 (11.90%) Migration
5 5 (11.90%) Performance Management
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
5 5 (11.90%) WFM
6 4 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (9.52%) Use Case
7 3 (7.14%) Data Entry
7 3 (7.14%) Network Management
7 3 (7.14%) Operations Management
7 3 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Security Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) C#
2 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) Perl
3 2 (4.76%) VBA
4 1 (2.38%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) HNC
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.76%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
1 1 (2.38%) Xen
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Huawei
2 8 (19.05%) Actix
2 8 (19.05%) Mapinfo
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco
3 6 (14.29%) Juniper
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.90%) Samsung
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (2.38%) ComArch
7 1 (2.38%) Remedy
7 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.38%) SAP