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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 117 108 115
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Broadband 8 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.82% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 3.47% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 3
Median daily rate £310 £341 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.15% -9.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.44% +3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.72 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.75% -
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
513 605 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.84% 23.59% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 271 221
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.37 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +3 6 £475 +24.18% 2
Slough +1 1 £125 -39.75%
Broadband
South East

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (63.33%) Telecoms
2 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) Cisco
3 11 (36.67%) VPN
4 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (30.00%) MPLS
5 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
6 8 (26.67%) CCNP
6 8 (26.67%) Internet
6 8 (26.67%) Billing
6 8 (26.67%) Degree
7 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (23.33%) IPsec
7 7 (23.33%) BGP
7 7 (23.33%) WAN
7 7 (23.33%) F5
8 6 (20.00%) High Availability
8 6 (20.00%) xDSL
8 6 (20.00%) DNS
8 6 (20.00%) IPv4
8 6 (20.00%) ITIL
8 6 (20.00%) 3G
8 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 5 (16.67%) CCSA
9 5 (16.67%) Retail
9 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
9 5 (16.67%) ProxySG
9 5 (16.67%) Wireless
9 5 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (16.67%) CCSE

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 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (36.67%) VPN
3 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 9 (30.00%) MPLS
4 8 (26.67%) Internet
5 7 (23.33%) BGP
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (23.33%) IPsec
5 7 (23.33%) WAN
6 6 (20.00%) 3G
6 6 (20.00%) DNS
6 6 (20.00%) IPv4
6 6 (20.00%) xDSL
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (16.67%) FWSM
7 5 (16.67%) OSPF
7 5 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 5 (16.67%) Wireless
8 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 19 (63.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (26.67%) Billing
3 5 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (6.67%) Back Office
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) IP Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) IP Security Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Network Field Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Product Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) 802.1X
1 3 (10.00%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) Smartphone
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) CCTV
5 1 (3.33%) FMCG
5 1 (3.33%) Handset
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) High Availability
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) CRM
2 5 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (16.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Network Optimisation
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) Escalation Management
5 2 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CCNP
2 8 (26.67%) Degree
3 5 (16.67%) CCSA
3 5 (16.67%) CCSE
4 3 (10.00%) MCITP
4 3 (10.00%) MCTS
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.67%) CCIE
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) ProxySG
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) F5
3 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 5 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
4 5 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (3.33%) BT
7 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Huawei
7 1 (3.33%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.33%) Nokia
7 1 (3.33%) Virgin Media