The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 186 209 188
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Contract jobs citing Broadband 7 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.081% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.69% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 13
Average daily rate
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£188 £278 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +85.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £320 £386
% change year-on-year
+12.81% -17.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.11 £21.50 £11.90
% change year-on-year
-20.41% +80.71%
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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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
730 721 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.35% 11.61% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 508 623
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 41
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £51.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -57.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £12.55 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Broadband
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Broadband across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Broadband Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 3 (16.67%) MS Office
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) WLAN
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) Internet
4 3 (16.67%) BGP
4 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (16.67%) Wireless
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (16.67%) User Experience
4 3 (16.67%) IOS XR
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) FWSM
5 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Clustering

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) WLAN
2 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (16.67%) Wireless
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (16.67%) BGP
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (16.67%) IOS XR
3 2 (11.11%) DSL
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) FWSM
3 2 (11.11%) PBX
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) 3G
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
1 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) IP Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) UX Designer
2 2 (11.11%) Designer
2 2 (11.11%) Test Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Product Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Statistics
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) Line Management
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.56%) User Stories
3 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Juniper
2 3 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) HP