Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 814 803 825
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 -21
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 35 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.049% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.057% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 34
England median daily rate £363 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £257 £164 £254
90th Percentile £613 £568 £623
UK median daily rate £363 £413 £438
% change year-on-year -12.12% -5.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - -
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year -8.33% - -

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 81,241 78,493 84,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.22% 85.90% 85.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,247 52,460 56,108
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £645 £630 £605
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,179 1,864 2,221
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.85%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.45%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -12 21 £288 -33.14% 1
North West -16 4 £469 +4.17% 3
London -20 4 - - 1
North of England -31 4 £469 +4.17% 4
East of England - 3 - - 1
South West -14 2 - -
Midlands -15 1 - - 1
West Midlands -18 1 - - 1
Network Planning
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
2 12 (34.29%) Cisco
2 12 (34.29%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (31.43%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 10 (28.57%) Degree
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (25.71%) 5G
5 9 (25.71%) Performance Engineering
5 9 (25.71%) VoLTE
6 8 (22.86%) Algorithms
6 8 (22.86%) GSM
6 8 (22.86%) 3GPP
6 8 (22.86%) UMTS
6 8 (22.86%) Mapinfo
6 8 (22.86%) Huawei
6 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
6 8 (22.86%) LTE
6 8 (22.86%) Actix
7 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.00%) Juniper
8 6 (17.14%) Project Management
8 6 (17.14%) Migration
8 6 (17.14%) Network Management
9 5 (14.29%) Big Data
9 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
9 5 (14.29%) WAN
9 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 5 (14.29%) Analytics
9 5 (14.29%) Samsung

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 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (25.71%) 5G
2 9 (25.71%) VoLTE
3 8 (22.86%) 3GPP
3 8 (22.86%) GSM
3 8 (22.86%) LTE
3 8 (22.86%) UMTS
4 5 (14.29%) WAN
5 4 (11.43%) BGP
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
6 3 (8.57%) Extranet
6 3 (8.57%) LAN
6 3 (8.57%) SNMP
7 2 (5.71%) 3G
7 2 (5.71%) DHCP
7 2 (5.71%) DNS
7 2 (5.71%) MPLS
7 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Big Data
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) MariaDB
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
1 2 (5.71%) PowerDesigner
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (48.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Performance Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Radio Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Lead Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Migration Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Network Planner
5 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.57%) RF Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modeller
6 2 (5.71%) GSM Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) UMTS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
1 3 (8.57%) jQuery
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.86%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Algorithms
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 9 (25.71%) Performance Engineering
4 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Network Management
5 6 (17.14%) Project Management
6 5 (14.29%) Analytics
7 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Data Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) Data Management
8 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
8 3 (8.57%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.71%) Line Management
9 2 (5.71%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (5.71%) Master Data Management
9 2 (5.71%) Physical Data Model
9 2 (5.71%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PHP
3 2 (5.71%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) VBA
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) CCNP
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) HNC
6 2 (5.71%) CCDP
6 2 (5.71%) CCIE
6 2 (5.71%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.86%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Cacti
2 2 (5.71%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco
2 8 (22.86%) Actix
2 8 (22.86%) Huawei
2 8 (22.86%) Mapinfo
3 7 (20.00%) Juniper
4 5 (14.29%) Samsung
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.57%) CA
6 3 (8.57%) NetQoS
7 2 (5.71%) BMC
7 2 (5.71%) F5
7 2 (5.71%) Infoblox
7 2 (5.71%) Meraki
7 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.71%) SAP
7 2 (5.71%) VMware
8 1 (2.86%) ComArch
8 1 (2.86%) Cramer
8 1 (2.86%) NetCracker
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle