The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 58 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Broadband 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.53% - 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£163 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.71
% change year-on-year
- +14.08%
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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 Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
176 85 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.13% 11.24% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 35 41
Average daily rate £325 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 15 37
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.98 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) ADSL
1 5 (62.50%) Remedy
1 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) BMC
3 3 (37.50%) RTP
3 3 (37.50%) MPEG
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Perforce
3 3 (37.50%) Streaming Video
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) IPTV
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) GStreamer
4 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Fat Client

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) ADSL
2 3 (37.50%) RTP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (37.50%) Streaming Video
2 3 (37.50%) IPTV
2 3 (37.50%) MPEG
3 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) Python
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Remedy
2 4 (50.00%) BMC
3 3 (37.50%) Perforce
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix