The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 77 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Broadband 2 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 1.05% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 7.28% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £463 £101
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +360.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.71% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.86
% change year-on-year
- +12.79%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
153 151 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.73% 14.41% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 67 56
Average daily rate £330 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £478 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £31.49 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.71% +59.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £190.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Broadband across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Broadband across the Buckinghamshire region.

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Broadband across the Buckinghamshire region.

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Windows NT
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Intel
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) BladeLogic

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) PDA
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000
2 4 (80.00%) Windows NT
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (40.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Intel
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy