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 3 months to 28 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 563 583 581
Rank change year-on-year +20 -2  
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 20 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.075% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.090% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 20
Median daily rate £430 £500 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +18.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £363 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £854 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £375 £250
% change year-on-year +14.86% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36606 41272 40599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.68% 83.46% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92153 104845 92956
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2818 2673 2706
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £50.78 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
London 0 7 £350 -34.88% 1
South East +22 6 £447 +19.26%
North of England +63 4 - - 2
North East - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
West Midlands +23 1 £250 -39.39%
Midlands +16 1 £250 -39.39%
South West -3 1 £400 +100.00%
Network Planning
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 England region with a requirement for Network Planning.

1 15 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
3 9 (27.27%) Juniper
4 8 (24.24%) Network Architecture
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Wireless
5 6 (18.18%) LAN
5 6 (18.18%) WAN
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) Network Design
6 5 (15.15%) Degree
7 4 (12.12%) XML
7 4 (12.12%) Nokia
7 4 (12.12%) Project Management
7 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.09%) SLA
8 3 (9.09%) GIS
8 3 (9.09%) Finance
8 3 (9.09%) Internet
8 3 (9.09%) HTTP
8 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (9.09%) JSON
8 3 (9.09%) Logistics
9 2 (6.06%) Validation
9 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.06%) Huawei
9 2 (6.06%) WF

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 (6.06%) Smallworld
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) MicroStation
3 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) LAN
1 6 (18.18%) WAN
1 6 (18.18%) Wireless
2 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) 2G
3 2 (6.06%) 3G
3 2 (6.06%) 4G
3 2 (6.06%) BGP
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) HSRP
3 2 (6.06%) OSPF
3 2 (6.06%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (6.06%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
3 2 (6.06%) UTRAN
3 2 (6.06%) VRRP
4 1 (3.03%) VDSL
4 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Access
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Spatial Data
General
1 15 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) French Language
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Architect
2 4 (12.12%) Network Architect
2 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Migration Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Business Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Network Planner
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) WF
4 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Solaris
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Network Architecture
2 6 (18.18%) Migration
3 5 (15.15%) Network Design
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Logistics
6 2 (6.06%) API Integration
6 2 (6.06%) B2C
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) Network Management
6 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Validation
7 1 (3.03%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) Escalation Management
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
1 2 (6.06%) VBA
2 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
1 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) CCSA
2 1 (3.03%) HND
2 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.03%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) Juniper
3 4 (12.12%) Nokia
4 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.06%) Huawei
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) MikroTik
4 2 (6.06%) Nokia Networks
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Ubiquiti
5 1 (3.03%) Actix
5 1 (3.03%) Aruba
5 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.03%) Mapinfo
5 1 (3.03%) Mercator
5 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) ZyXEL
Greater Manchester
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day - 3 Month Contract (initially)
Posted: 6 hours ago