The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 116 130 132
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing Broadband 8 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 0.67% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Average daily rate £235 £249 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -17.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £361 £320
% change year-on-year
-15.16% +12.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £17.11 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+160.08% -20.41%
Broadband
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
352 449 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.87% 16.86% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 220 167
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 58 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 7 £235 - 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 10 (55.56%) WAN
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (50.00%) VPN
2 9 (50.00%) ISDN
2 9 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) Network Security
3 8 (44.44%) Network Management
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) Wireless
4 7 (38.89%) Juniper
4 7 (38.89%) Network Design
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) 3G
6 4 (22.22%) 4G
6 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) LTE
7 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (16.67%) Nokia
7 3 (16.67%) CCNA
8 2 (11.11%) HP
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) CCNP
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.11%) 802.11
8 2 (11.11%) MPLS

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) WAN
2 9 (50.00%) ISDN
2 9 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) Network Security
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (50.00%) VPN
3 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) Wireless
4 4 (22.22%) 3G
4 4 (22.22%) 4G
4 4 (22.22%) LTE
5 2 (11.11%) 2G
5 2 (11.11%) 802.11
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) GPRS
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (11.11%) UMTS
5 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.11%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Redmine
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Trac
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Support
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper Support
4 3 (16.67%) Network Support
4 3 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
5 2 (11.11%) IP Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Procurement Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) e-Health
2 1 (5.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Network Management
2 7 (38.89%) Network Design
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
5 1 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
5 1 (5.56%) ISMS
5 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Security Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) PHP
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
1 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
6 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
6 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
6 1 (5.56%) JNCIS
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) Nokia
4 2 (11.11%) Arqiva
4 2 (11.11%) Aruba
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Meraki
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) BT
5 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
5 1 (5.56%) Huawei
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com