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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 133 115 128
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Contract jobs citing Broadband 6 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.49% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 3.09% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Average daily rate
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£344 £260 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.21% -11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £138 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £430 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £335 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £11.38
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +23.07%
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
443 388 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.74% 15.93% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 183 183
Average daily rate £338 £320 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 59 58
Average hourly rate £29.75 £23.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.23% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.18 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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 22 December 2014. 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
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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
Essex -4 3 £344 -19.11%
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Wireless
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 8 (38.10%) ITIL
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) DHCP
4 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
5 7 (33.33%) PHP
5 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 7 (33.33%) ADSL
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Firmware
5 7 (33.33%) Remedy
5 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 7 (33.33%) Selenium
5 7 (33.33%) NAS
6 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) Perl
6 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 6 (28.57%) .NET
6 6 (28.57%) Python
6 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 6 (28.57%) BMC
6 6 (28.57%) Service Management
6 6 (28.57%) Ruby
6 6 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) Wireless
3 8 (38.10%) DHCP
4 7 (33.33%) ADSL
4 7 (33.33%) NAS
5 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 5 (23.81%) Telnet
6 5 (23.81%) FTP
6 5 (23.81%) HTTP
7 3 (14.29%) DNS
8 1 (4.76%) Intranet
8 1 (4.76%) Internet
8 1 (4.76%) Extranet
8 1 (4.76%) LAN
8 1 (4.76%) WAN
8 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Redmine
2 2 (9.52%) Trac
2 2 (9.52%) Bugzilla
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) MSI
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 5 (23.81%) STB
2 5 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (14.29%) iPhone
3 3 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
6 3 (14.29%) AIX
6 3 (14.29%) Solaris
7 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Service Management
3 6 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 7 (33.33%) PHP
3 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 6 (28.57%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) Ruby
3 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Firmware
2 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) MetaFrame
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 3 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (33.33%) Remedy
2 6 (28.57%) BMC
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) McAfee
4 3 (14.29%) Avaya
4 3 (14.29%) Symantec
4 3 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) EMC
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) IBM
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