Period
to 18 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 799 801 763
Rank change year-on-year +2 -38 -73
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 39 42 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.047% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.055% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 37
England median daily rate £400 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £202 £111 £263
90th Percentile £635 £578 £488
UK median daily rate £400 £313 £375
% change year-on-year +28.00% -16.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
England median hourly rate £19.13 £33.28 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.53% +137.71% -58.82%
10th Percentile £17.31 £30.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £20.24 £55.75 £16.00
UK median hourly rate £19.13 £33.28 £14.00
% change year-on-year -42.53% +137.71% -58.82%

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 78,131 75,874 81,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.60% 84.05% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,808 50,633 53,496
England median daily rate £450 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +1.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £614 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,789 2,058 2,484
England median hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £23.44 £24.50 £23.35
% change year-on-year -4.34% +4.93% +16.75%

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 January 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 January 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 -20 22 £280 +9.80% 7
London -33 11 £400 -13.51% 9
North of England +37 2 £438 - 3
South West +16 2 £750 +20.00%
North West +13 1 £475 - 2
West Midlands +10 1 - - 1
Midlands +8 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Network Planning
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Network Planning.

1 12 (30.77%) Cisco
1 12 (30.77%) Juniper
2 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 6 (15.38%) SAP
4 6 (15.38%) DNS
4 6 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (15.38%) Wireless
4 6 (15.38%) Migration
5 5 (12.82%) Degree
5 5 (12.82%) Ericsson
5 5 (12.82%) WAN
5 5 (12.82%) DHCP
5 5 (12.82%) Linux
5 5 (12.82%) Aruba
6 4 (10.26%) LTE
6 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
6 4 (10.26%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (10.26%) Meraki
6 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (10.26%) 802.1X
6 4 (10.26%) LAN
6 4 (10.26%) WLAN
6 4 (10.26%) BGP
6 4 (10.26%) 802.11
6 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
6 4 (10.26%) Huawei
6 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP APO
1 2 (5.13%) SAP SCM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) DNS
1 6 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (15.38%) Wireless
2 5 (12.82%) DHCP
2 5 (12.82%) WAN
3 4 (10.26%) 802.11
3 4 (10.26%) BGP
3 4 (10.26%) LAN
3 4 (10.26%) LTE
3 4 (10.26%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (10.26%) WLAN
4 3 (7.69%) 4G
4 3 (7.69%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) GSM
4 3 (7.69%) IPv6
4 3 (7.69%) MPLS
4 3 (7.69%) SNMP
4 3 (7.69%) WCDMA
5 2 (5.13%) 3GPP
5 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
1 1 (2.56%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (2.56%) GIS
1 1 (2.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (28.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Billing
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Architect
2 6 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Migration Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Optimisation Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Radio Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Supply Chain Planner
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Wireless Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Core Interface
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Migration
2 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
2 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
3 3 (7.69%) Analytics
3 3 (7.69%) Data Analytics
3 3 (7.69%) Network Design
3 3 (7.69%) Network Management
3 3 (7.69%) Operations Management
3 3 (7.69%) Security Operations
3 3 (7.69%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.13%) ERP
4 2 (5.13%) eTOM
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.13%) Statistics
4 2 (5.13%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) Perl
2 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.13%) VBA
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.56%) HND
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.56%) GDPR
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
1 2 (5.13%) Xen
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Cacti
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) OpenNMS
2 1 (2.56%) RANCID
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Cisco
1 12 (30.77%) Juniper
2 6 (15.38%) SAP
3 5 (12.82%) Aruba
3 5 (12.82%) Ericsson
4 4 (10.26%) Huawei
4 4 (10.26%) Meraki
5 3 (7.69%) Actix
5 3 (7.69%) Mapinfo
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.13%) Nokia
6 2 (5.13%) Remedy
7 1 (2.56%) Amdocs
7 1 (2.56%) BMC
7 1 (2.56%) Brocade
7 1 (2.56%) BT
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) Cramer
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) VMware