Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 98 100
Rank change year-on-year +16 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 7 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.55% 0.068% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.084% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Reading median daily rate £300 - £350
Berkshire median daily rate £245 £425 £313
% change year-on-year -42.35% +36.00% -21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.13 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1045 1184 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.28% 79.95% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 613 931
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £271 £225 £245
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 47 84
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.05 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.48 £50.50 £46.37
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +73.91%

Network Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Planning in Reading

Network Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Planning in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Network Planning.

1 4 (57.14%) LTE
2 3 (42.86%) Actix
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
2 3 (42.86%) Huawei
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) GSM
2 3 (42.86%) WCDMA
2 3 (42.86%) Mapinfo
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (14.29%) 4G
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Network Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LTE
2 3 (42.86%) GSM
2 3 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (42.86%) WCDMA
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (14.29%) 4G
4 1 (14.29%) OpenFlow
4 1 (14.29%) RNC
4 1 (14.29%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Optimisation Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) OSS Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) eTOM
3 1 (14.29%) Innovative Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Order to Cash
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Actix
1 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
1 3 (42.86%) Huawei
1 3 (42.86%) Mapinfo
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) Amdocs
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Cramer
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle