The first table below looks at the demand for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Cambridgeshire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 66 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Broadband 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.65% - 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% - 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£244 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.80 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- -27.42%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 111 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.82% 15.00% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 50 69
Average daily rate £325 £263 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -17.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 39
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £12.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Broadband
East of England

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Broadband
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Broadband across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Broadband Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Broadband
East of England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (55.56%) C
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) MPEG
1 5 (55.56%) RTP
1 5 (55.56%) Perforce
1 5 (55.56%) Streaming Video
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) IPTV
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Linux
1 5 (55.56%) GStreamer
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) ADSL
2 4 (44.44%) Remedy
2 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) BMC
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
4 1 (11.11%) VMware

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) RTP
2 4 (44.44%) ADSL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) MPEG
1 5 (55.56%) Streaming Video
1 5 (55.56%) IPTV
2 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) Python
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Perforce
2 4 (44.44%) Remedy
3 3 (33.33%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) VMware