The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 409 403
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6  
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 8 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.039% 0.083% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.098% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 11
Median daily rate £350 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £375 £250
% change year-on-year +14.66% +50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.65 - -
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17919 18449 19236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.65% 85.29% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12848 13494 13624
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 158 261
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £43.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Network Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Network Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Planning in London

Network Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Planning in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Planning in London

Network Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Planning in London

Network Planning
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London - 2 £525 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Network Planning
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Network Planning.

1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Wireless
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) API Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) B2C
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Ubiquiti
3 2 (20.00%) MikroTik
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (10.00%) Aruba
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) HSRP
4 1 (10.00%) GIS
4 1 (10.00%) Smallworld
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) SLA

Network Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (10.00%) Smallworld
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
1 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) 802.11
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (10.00%) HSRP
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) VRRP
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Business Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) API Integration
1 2 (20.00%) B2C
1 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (20.00%) Network Design
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Escalation Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) MikroTik
3 2 (20.00%) Ubiquiti
4 1 (10.00%) Aruba
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) Mercator
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed