The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 86 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Broadband 2 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 0.36% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 2.19% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -33.08%
Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
166 137 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.93% 16.39% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 41 49
Average daily rate £300 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £9.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £27.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
Broadband
South East

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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -22 2 - -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Broadband
South East

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (80.00%) 3G
2 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Vista
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) PDA
3 3 (60.00%) Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Remedy
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
5 1 (20.00%) Lotus
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) 3G
1 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PDA
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Vista
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus