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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Broadband
South East / Berkshire
Rank 90 104 93
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing Broadband 18 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.91% 0.37% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.86% 1.65% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 18
Median daily rate £450 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.89 £16.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-27.95% -70.00%

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
466 544 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.64% 22.51% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 272 307
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +19.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £52.38 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Wokingham - 7 £450 -
Reading +3 3 - - 2
Broadband
South East

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 23 (92.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (48.00%) MPLS
3 10 (40.00%) Cisco
4 9 (36.00%) Juniper
4 9 (36.00%) Huawei
5 8 (32.00%) OSPF
5 8 (32.00%) BGP
5 8 (32.00%) SNMP
5 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (32.00%) DNS
5 8 (32.00%) CRM
6 7 (28.00%) Business Transformation
7 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
7 6 (24.00%) Process Management
7 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (20.00%) DSLAM
8 5 (20.00%) xDSL
8 5 (20.00%) Marketing
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) PSTN
9 4 (16.00%) CCNP
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (12.00%) CCNA
10 3 (12.00%) VPN
10 3 (12.00%) LAN
10 3 (12.00%) DOCSIS
10 3 (12.00%) Firewall
10 3 (12.00%) Product Management
10 3 (12.00%) Service Management
10 3 (12.00%) Network Design

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:

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) MPLS
2 8 (32.00%) BGP
2 8 (32.00%) DNS
2 8 (32.00%) OSPF
2 8 (32.00%) SNMP
2 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
4 5 (20.00%) DSLAM
4 5 (20.00%) xDSL
5 4 (16.00%) PSTN
6 3 (12.00%) DOCSIS
6 3 (12.00%) Firewall
6 3 (12.00%) LAN
6 3 (12.00%) VPN
7 2 (8.00%) ATM
7 2 (8.00%) ICMP
7 2 (8.00%) Internet
7 2 (8.00%) VoIP
7 2 (8.00%) WAN
7 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (92.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Billing
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) IP Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Business Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Business Change Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Change Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Transformation Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Solaris
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) CRM
2 7 (28.00%) Business Transformation
3 6 (24.00%) Process Management
3 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Network Design
4 3 (12.00%) Product Management
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) High Availability
5 2 (8.00%) Line Management
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Escalation Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CCNP
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) ACCA
3 2 (8.00%) CIMA
3 2 (8.00%) SCSA
3 2 (8.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) Huawei
2 9 (36.00%) Juniper
3 2 (8.00%) F5
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Sun
3 2 (8.00%) Veritas