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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 101 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Broadband 19 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 0.64% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 2.52% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 7
Average daily rate
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£341 £375 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £9.80
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
584 636 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.76% 25.39% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 212 220
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 13 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.06 £42.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -1 8 £383 +39.09% 1
Slough - 8 £208 - 2
Broadband
South East

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 19 (39.58%) Ethernet
3 18 (37.50%) Firewall
4 16 (33.33%) Internet
5 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (29.17%) CCNP
6 14 (29.17%) Cisco
6 14 (29.17%) WAN
7 12 (25.00%) Linux
8 11 (22.92%) BGP
8 11 (22.92%) Marketing
9 10 (20.83%) CCNA
9 10 (20.83%) UNIX
9 10 (20.83%) PPP
10 9 (18.75%) Solaris
10 9 (18.75%) HP
11 8 (16.67%) 3G
11 8 (16.67%) VPN
11 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (16.67%) Degree
12 7 (14.58%) xDSL
12 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.58%) Oracle
12 7 (14.58%) MPLS
13 6 (12.50%) OSPF
13 6 (12.50%) DSLAM
13 6 (12.50%) Veritas
13 6 (12.50%) Sun Certification
13 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 6 (12.50%) Sun

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (12.50%) MS Office
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 6 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 2 (4.17%) PaaS
2 2 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) Ethernet
2 18 (37.50%) Firewall
3 16 (33.33%) Internet
4 14 (29.17%) WAN
5 11 (22.92%) BGP
6 10 (20.83%) PPP
7 8 (16.67%) 3G
7 8 (16.67%) VPN
8 7 (14.58%) MPLS
8 7 (14.58%) xDSL
9 6 (12.50%) OSPF
9 6 (12.50%) DSLAM
9 6 (12.50%) VoIP
9 6 (12.50%) ATM
9 6 (12.50%) LAN
10 5 (10.42%) DNS
10 5 (10.42%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (10.42%) 4G
10 5 (10.42%) Wireless
10 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (22.92%) Marketing
3 6 (12.50%) Billing
3 6 (12.50%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Legal
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Product Manager
2 8 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Business Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) IP Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Lead Product Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Network Support
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 3 (6.25%) DTV
3 3 (6.25%) Streaming Video
3 3 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (6.25%) STB
3 3 (6.25%) IPTV
4 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) UNIX
3 9 (18.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (12.50%) Project Management
2 6 (12.50%) Service Management
3 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.42%) Matrix Management
3 5 (10.42%) Product Management
4 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.33%) CRM
4 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.25%) Business Development
5 3 (6.25%) Time Management
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.25%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.17%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) Python
2 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (29.17%) CCNP
3 10 (20.83%) CCNA
4 8 (16.67%) Degree
5 6 (12.50%) SCSA
5 6 (12.50%) Sun Certification
6 2 (4.17%) CCSE
6 2 (4.17%) CISSP
6 2 (4.17%) CCSA
7 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.08%) PMP
7 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CCIP
7 1 (2.08%) CCIE
7 1 (2.08%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) OpenView
1 3 (6.25%) Cacti
2 2 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Cisco
2 9 (18.75%) HP
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle
4 6 (12.50%) Huawei
4 6 (12.50%) F5
4 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.50%) Sun
4 6 (12.50%) Veritas
4 6 (12.50%) BT
5 4 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.08%) Meraki
7 1 (2.08%) VMware
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