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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 111 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Broadband 26 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.42% 1.69% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
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£420 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+22.80% +18.75%
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
761 650 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.90% 23.16% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 233 190
Average daily rate £300 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 52 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +5 8 - - 2
Slough +2 7 £496 +179.57%
Newbury -4 4 £301 +72.14%
Bracknell +10 3 £415 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Broadband
South East

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (70.31%) Telecoms
2 24 (37.50%) Internet
3 19 (29.69%) Cisco
4 17 (26.56%) 3G
4 17 (26.56%) ITIL
4 17 (26.56%) Billing
5 16 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 16 (25.00%) Project Management
6 14 (21.88%) WAN
7 13 (20.31%) Degree
8 12 (18.75%) BT
9 11 (17.19%) ADSL
10 10 (15.63%) VPN
10 10 (15.63%) Marketing
11 9 (14.06%) eTOM
11 9 (14.06%) Linux
11 9 (14.06%) Firewall
11 9 (14.06%) Finance
11 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
12 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (12.50%) LLU
12 8 (12.50%) Performance Management
13 7 (10.94%) Business Performance Management
13 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
13 7 (10.94%) Machine to Machine
13 7 (10.94%) CCNA
13 7 (10.94%) Customer Intelligence
13 7 (10.94%) SLA
13 7 (10.94%) Wireless

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (4.69%) MS Office
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.13%) MS Project
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) PaaS
2 2 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (37.50%) Internet
2 17 (26.56%) 3G
3 16 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 14 (21.88%) WAN
5 11 (17.19%) ADSL
6 10 (15.63%) VPN
7 9 (14.06%) Firewall
8 8 (12.50%) LLU
9 7 (10.94%) Wireless
9 7 (10.94%) DSLAM
10 6 (9.38%) DSL
10 6 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (9.38%) WLAN
10 6 (9.38%) BGP
10 6 (9.38%) LAN
10 6 (9.38%) PBX
10 6 (9.38%) Unified Communications
11 5 (7.81%) 4G
12 4 (6.25%) SHDSL
12 4 (6.25%) ADSL2+
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.56%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (70.31%) Telecoms
2 17 (26.56%) Billing
3 10 (15.63%) Marketing
4 9 (14.06%) Finance
5 6 (9.38%) Retail
6 3 (4.69%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (29.69%) Architect
2 13 (20.31%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (12.50%) Designer
4 6 (9.38%) Product Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Project Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.25%) OSS Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Business Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Network Architect
9 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) Senior Account Manager
9 1 (1.56%) BSS Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
1 7 (10.94%) Machine to Machine
2 4 (6.25%) User Experience
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.69%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.13%) Clustering
4 2 (3.13%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) IVR
5 1 (1.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Linux
2 6 (9.38%) UNIX
2 6 (9.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) ITIL
2 16 (25.00%) Project Management
3 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.06%) eTOM
4 8 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 7 (10.94%) Customer Intelligence
5 7 (10.94%) Process Management
5 7 (10.94%) Business Performance Management
6 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.81%) Change Management
7 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.81%) PRINCE
7 5 (7.81%) CRM
8 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.25%) Matrix Management
8 4 (6.25%) Network Management
9 3 (4.69%) Marketing Strategy
9 3 (4.69%) Time Management
9 3 (4.69%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (10.94%) CCNA
4 6 (9.38%) CCNP
5 3 (4.69%) SCSA
5 3 (4.69%) Sun Certification
6 2 (3.13%) PMP
6 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.56%) CCSA
7 1 (1.56%) CISSP
7 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.69%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.56%) OpenView
2 1 (1.56%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Cisco
2 12 (18.75%) BT
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle
4 5 (7.81%) HP
5 4 (6.25%) BMC
5 4 (6.25%) Sun
5 4 (6.25%) IBM
5 4 (6.25%) Huawei
5 4 (6.25%) F5
6 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.69%) Veritas
7 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.13%) webMethods
7 2 (3.13%) Remedy
7 2 (3.13%) Infovista
7 2 (3.13%) Amdocs
7 2 (3.13%) Juniper
7 2 (3.13%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.56%) Crossbeam