Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 364 372
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8 -29
Contract jobs citing Network Planning 22 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 17
South East median daily rate £430 £260 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.38% -20.00% -2.26%
10th Percentile £77 £95 £263
90th Percentile £464 £348 £443
England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
South East median hourly rate £19.13 - £14.00
10th Percentile £17.31 - £12.00
90th Percentile £20.24 - £16.00
England median hourly rate £19.13 £32.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -40.23% +128.57% -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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13930 13767 15584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.73% 82.56% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8344 8295 9308
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 556 610
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.13 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Network Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Network Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Network Planning in the South East

Network Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Planning in the South East

Network Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Planning in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Planning in the South East

Network Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Planning in the South East

Network Planning
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +4 12 £136 +43.42%
Hampshire +21 10 £463 +76.19%
Berkshire +1 10 £245 -42.35%
Buckinghamshire -22 2 £78 -18.42%
Network Planning
England

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

1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco
3 10 (45.45%) Juniper
3 10 (45.45%) Migration
3 10 (45.45%) DV Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) LTE
5 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 4 (18.18%) Huawei
5 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 4 (18.18%) GSM
5 4 (18.18%) WCDMA
5 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.64%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (13.64%) Data Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) Ericsson
6 3 (13.64%) Mapinfo
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
6 3 (13.64%) Actix
7 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (9.09%) MPLS
7 2 (9.09%) Remedy
7 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (9.09%) VBA
7 2 (9.09%) SAP

Network Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) LTE
2 4 (18.18%) GSM
2 4 (18.18%) WCDMA
3 3 (13.64%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (9.09%) MPLS
4 2 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (4.55%) 4G
5 1 (4.55%) Broadband
5 1 (4.55%) DSLAM
5 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.55%) OpenFlow
5 1 (4.55%) RNC
5 1 (4.55%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (4.55%) GIS
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Migration Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Network Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Team Leader
5 4 (18.18%) Radio Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Optimisation Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Network Support
7 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Supply Chain Planner
7 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Junior
8 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Network Planner
8 1 (4.55%) OSS Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Supply Chain Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Analytics
2 3 (13.64%) Data Analytics
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.09%) ERP
3 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Demand Management
4 1 (4.55%) eTOM
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design
4 1 (4.55%) Order to Cash
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
1 10 (45.45%) Juniper
2 4 (18.18%) Huawei
3 3 (13.64%) Actix
3 3 (13.64%) Ericsson
3 3 (13.64%) Mapinfo
4 2 (9.09%) Remedy
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Amdocs
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) Cramer
5 1 (4.55%) Nokia
5 1 (4.55%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle