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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 121 135 135
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing Broadband 9 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.14% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 0.73% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
Median daily rate £235 £170 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.94% -26.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £361 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.44% +20.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -18.60%
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
373 549 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.11% 19.49% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 286 211
Median daily rate £400 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 64 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% +32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 8 £235 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 10 (66.67%) WAN
2 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (60.00%) VPN
2 9 (60.00%) ISDN
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) Network Security
3 8 (53.33%) Network Design
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (53.33%) Juniper
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) Wireless
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) Network Management
4 7 (46.67%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) LTE
6 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) 4G
6 2 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (13.33%) CCNA
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (13.33%) 2G
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) GPRS
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Nokia

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) WAN
2 9 (60.00%) ISDN
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) Network Security
2 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (60.00%) VPN
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) 2G
4 2 (13.33%) 3G
4 2 (13.33%) 4G
4 2 (13.33%) GPRS
4 2 (13.33%) LTE
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (13.33%) UMTS
5 1 (6.67%) 802.11
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Support
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Consultant
4 4 (26.67%) Juniper Support
4 4 (26.67%) Network Support
4 4 (26.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
5 2 (13.33%) IP Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Procurement Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) e-Health
1 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Network Design
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Network Management
2 7 (46.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIE
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIP
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
1 8 (53.33%) Juniper
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Nokia
3 1 (6.67%) BT