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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 87 115 114
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Contract jobs citing Broadband 38 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.46% 0.59% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.78% 2.52% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 3
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£350 £650 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +128.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -16.36%
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
657 596 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.28% 23.62% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 220 255
Average daily rate £330 £338 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 35
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +63.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
Slough -5 7 £115 +2.22% 1
Reading +17 3 £300 - 3
Bracknell - 3 £425 - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Broadband
South East

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 48 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 37 (66.07%) 3G
3 35 (62.50%) Internet
4 33 (58.93%) Billing
5 29 (51.79%) Degree
5 29 (51.79%) Project Management
6 26 (46.43%) Computer Science
7 14 (25.00%) 4G
8 12 (21.43%) ITIL
8 12 (21.43%) Cisco
9 11 (19.64%) LTE
10 10 (17.86%) Radio Access Network
10 10 (17.86%) Finance
11 9 (16.07%) Marketing
12 7 (12.50%) eTOM
13 6 (10.71%) Performance Management
13 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
13 6 (10.71%) ADSL
13 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (8.93%) MVNO
14 5 (8.93%) VoLTE
14 5 (8.93%) SMS
14 5 (8.93%) SLA
14 5 (8.93%) DSL
14 5 (8.93%) Retail
14 5 (8.93%) Change Control
14 5 (8.93%) Firewall
15 4 (7.14%) Process Management
15 4 (7.14%) LLU
15 4 (7.14%) SHDSL

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 37 (66.07%) 3G
2 35 (62.50%) Internet
3 14 (25.00%) 4G
4 11 (19.64%) LTE
5 10 (17.86%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (10.71%) ADSL
7 5 (8.93%) SMS
7 5 (8.93%) DSL
7 5 (8.93%) Firewall
7 5 (8.93%) MVNO
7 5 (8.93%) VoLTE
8 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (7.14%) ADSL2+
8 4 (7.14%) LLU
8 4 (7.14%) SHDSL
8 4 (7.14%) BGP
8 4 (7.14%) DSLAM
8 4 (7.14%) SNMP
8 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 48 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 33 (58.93%) Billing
3 10 (17.86%) Finance
4 9 (16.07%) Marketing
5 5 (8.93%) Retail
6 3 (5.36%) Back Office
7 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Architect
2 23 (41.07%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (21.43%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 12 (21.43%) Senior Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Designer
5 4 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Project Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) OSS Architect
6 3 (5.36%) IP Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Product Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Coordinator
8 1 (1.79%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Programme Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 26 (46.43%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.79%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.79%) DTV
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) UNIX
2 2 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Project Management
2 12 (21.43%) ITIL
3 7 (12.50%) eTOM
4 6 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.71%) Performance Management
5 5 (8.93%) Change Control
6 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 4 (7.14%) Business Performance Management
6 4 (7.14%) Customer Intelligence
6 4 (7.14%) Process Management
7 3 (5.36%) CRM
7 3 (5.36%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.57%) Product Management
8 2 (3.57%) Network Management
8 2 (3.57%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 2 (3.57%) Validation
9 1 (1.79%) Migration
9 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.79%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 29 (51.79%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) CCNA
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) OpenView
1 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
1 3 (5.36%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (3.57%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Cisco
2 4 (7.14%) HP
2 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 4 (7.14%) BMC
2 4 (7.14%) F5
3 3 (5.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (5.36%) Ericsson
3 3 (5.36%) Blue Coat
3 3 (5.36%) Huawei
3 3 (5.36%) BT
3 3 (5.36%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Sun
4 1 (1.79%) Dell
4 1 (1.79%) EMC
4 1 (1.79%) Juniper
4 1 (1.79%) Cramer
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Crossbeam
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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