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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Broadband
London / City of London
Rank 150 146 181
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +35
Contract jobs citing Broadband 3 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 1.16% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Median daily rate £105 £400 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.75% +36.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £294 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.14% -21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £31.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-63.77% -13.01%

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
359 345 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.17% 10.99% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 241 508
Median daily rate £425 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.82 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +59.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £24.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Broadband also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Siemens
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) PSTN
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Handset
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) NGN
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
3 1 (16.67%) NGN
3 1 (16.67%) PABX
3 1 (16.67%) PBX
3 1 (16.67%) PSTN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Head of IP Transport
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Mitel Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Handset
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) People Management
1 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (16.67%) Product Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Mitel
2 1 (16.67%) Siemens