The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 108 98 108
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Broadband 20 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 0.91% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 3.50% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
Median daily rate £363 £400 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +128.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £336 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £491 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £361 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.44% +31.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -18.60%
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
580 658 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.48% 26.01% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 280 204
Median daily rate £365 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 21
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.50 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading 0 12 £450 +17.64% 2
Slough +5 3 £303 -38.42%
Newbury +1 1 £188 -53.12% 1
Broadband
South East

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Broadband 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 20 (54.05%) Cisco
1 20 (54.05%) Telecoms
2 17 (45.95%) Firewall
3 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (32.43%) Internet
4 12 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (29.73%) CCNP
6 10 (27.03%) MPLS
6 10 (27.03%) F5
7 9 (24.32%) VPN
7 9 (24.32%) Degree
7 9 (24.32%) Wireless
7 9 (24.32%) Billing
8 8 (21.62%) Ethernet
8 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 8 (21.62%) Project Management
8 8 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (18.92%) High Availability
9 7 (18.92%) 3G
9 7 (18.92%) Juniper
10 6 (16.22%) CCNA
10 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
10 6 (16.22%) DNS
10 6 (16.22%) SLA
10 6 (16.22%) Radio Access Network
11 5 (13.51%) FWSM
11 5 (13.51%) FortiGate
11 5 (13.51%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 5 (13.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (13.51%) DDoS Mitigation

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 12 (32.43%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (32.43%) Internet
3 10 (27.03%) MPLS
4 9 (24.32%) VPN
4 9 (24.32%) Wireless
5 8 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (21.62%) Ethernet
6 7 (18.92%) 3G
7 6 (16.22%) DNS
7 6 (16.22%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (13.51%) BGP
8 5 (13.51%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (13.51%) FWSM
8 5 (13.51%) IPsec
8 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.51%) WAN
9 4 (10.81%) Network Security
9 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (10.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (54.05%) Telecoms
2 9 (24.32%) Billing
3 5 (13.51%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Back Office
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Security Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) IP Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) IP Security Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Coordinator
5 3 (8.11%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Field Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Product Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) 802.1X
1 3 (8.11%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
1 5 (13.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (13.51%) Smartphone
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) CCTV
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) Handset
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
1 8 (21.62%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) High Availability
3 5 (13.51%) CRM
3 5 (13.51%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (13.51%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 3 (8.11%) Change Management
4 3 (8.11%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (8.11%) Escalation Management
4 3 (8.11%) Network Optimisation
4 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (5.41%) Network Design
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.41%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Perl
1 1 (2.70%) Python
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (29.73%) CCNP
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 6 (16.22%) CCNA
5 5 (13.51%) CCSA
5 5 (13.51%) CCSE
6 3 (8.11%) CCIE
6 3 (8.11%) MCITP
6 3 (8.11%) MCTS
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.41%) CISSP
8 1 (2.70%) ACCA
8 1 (2.70%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) ProxySG
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) FortiGate
2 3 (8.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco
2 10 (27.03%) F5
3 7 (18.92%) Juniper
4 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
5 5 (13.51%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.41%) Meraki
8 1 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.70%) BT
8 1 (2.70%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) Huawei
8 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.70%) Nokia
8 1 (2.70%) Virgin Media