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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 116 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Broadband 7 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.12% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 0.82% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 10
Average daily rate £325 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £410
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -23.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +205.08%
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
330 365 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.08% 14.53% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 175 153
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £160 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 66 48
Average hourly rate £40.13 £23.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.51% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.90 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 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 +11 4 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +11 2 £325 -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (38.46%) Wireless
2 5 (38.46%) LTE
2 5 (38.46%) 4G
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) 3G
3 4 (30.77%) WLAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) ISDN
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Nokia
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) Network Design
4 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (15.38%) Aruba
5 2 (15.38%) Network Management
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) 4G
1 5 (38.46%) LTE
1 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (38.46%) Wireless
2 4 (30.77%) 3G
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) WLAN
3 3 (23.08%) ISDN
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) 2G
4 2 (15.38%) 802.11
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (15.38%) GPRS
4 2 (15.38%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (15.38%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Redmine
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Trac
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
3 2 (15.38%) IP Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Presales Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) e-Health
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) ISMS
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
1 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIE
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Nokia
3 2 (15.38%) Aruba
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Meraki
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
4 1 (7.69%) Huawei
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com