The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 105 105 113
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Broadband 21 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 0.78% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 2.93% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
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£208 £375 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.66% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £375 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £375 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.48 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 - £14.50
Broadband
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
571 649 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.07% 26.81% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 243 225
Average daily rate £338 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 27
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £59.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Broadband across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Broadband across the Berkshire region.

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Broadband
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Broadband across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Broadband Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Broadband across the Berkshire region.

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 9 £276 - 2
Slough - 6 £208 -
Newbury - 3 - -
Wokingham - 1 £358 -
Broadband
South East

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Broadband also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Broadband.

1 21 (51.22%) Telecoms
2 19 (46.34%) Firewall
3 17 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (39.02%) CCNP
4 16 (39.02%) Ethernet
5 14 (34.15%) Cisco
6 13 (31.71%) Linux
7 12 (29.27%) PPP
7 12 (29.27%) CCNA
7 12 (29.27%) Internet
7 12 (29.27%) BGP
8 11 (26.83%) HP
8 11 (26.83%) WAN
9 9 (21.95%) UNIX
9 9 (21.95%) MPLS
10 8 (19.51%) OSPF
10 8 (19.51%) Solaris
10 8 (19.51%) VPN
10 8 (19.51%) 3G
11 7 (17.07%) DNS
11 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
11 7 (17.07%) LAN
11 7 (17.07%) Oracle
11 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
11 7 (17.07%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (17.07%) 4G
11 7 (17.07%) xDSL
11 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
12 6 (14.63%) F5

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Broadband also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Broadband. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (14.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (46.34%) Firewall
2 16 (39.02%) Ethernet
3 12 (29.27%) PPP
3 12 (29.27%) Internet
3 12 (29.27%) BGP
4 11 (26.83%) WAN
5 9 (21.95%) MPLS
6 8 (19.51%) OSPF
6 8 (19.51%) 3G
6 8 (19.51%) VPN
7 7 (17.07%) DNS
7 7 (17.07%) LAN
7 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
7 7 (17.07%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (17.07%) xDSL
7 7 (17.07%) 4G
8 6 (14.63%) ATM
8 6 (14.63%) VoIP
8 6 (14.63%) DSLAM
8 6 (14.63%) L2TP
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (51.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Network Engineer
1 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
1 7 (17.07%) Product Manager
2 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Network Support
4 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Security Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) IP Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Lead Product Manager
5 1 (2.44%) NHS Data Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.44%) BSS Architect
5 1 (2.44%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Senior Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) DTV
2 3 (7.32%) STB
2 3 (7.32%) IPTV
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) UNIX
3 8 (19.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Service Management
1 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
2 5 (12.20%) Product Management
3 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (4.88%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.44%) SDLC
6 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.44%) Matrix Management
6 1 (2.44%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (39.02%) CCNP
3 12 (29.27%) CCNA
4 6 (14.63%) Sun Certification
4 6 (14.63%) SCSA
4 6 (14.63%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) CCSE
5 2 (4.88%) CCSA
5 2 (4.88%) CISSP
6 1 (2.44%) CCIP
6 1 (2.44%) CCIE
6 1 (2.44%) CCSP
6 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) OpenView
1 5 (12.20%) Cacti
2 2 (4.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Cisco
2 11 (26.83%) HP
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) Huawei
4 6 (14.63%) F5
4 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.63%) Sun
4 6 (14.63%) Veritas
5 3 (7.32%) Juniper
6 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.88%) BT
6 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.44%) Meraki
7 1 (2.44%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Rate: £11.3 - £13.65 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago