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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 121 137 106
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -31
Contract jobs citing Broadband 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 2.32% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
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£249 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.08% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £320 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.81% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.11 £21.50 £11.90
% change year-on-year
-20.41% +80.71%
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
445 388 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.86% 12.44% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 161 140
Average daily rate £325 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 71
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Broadband across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Broadband Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2015. 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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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
Essex +8 2 £249 +50.75% 1
Bedfordshire 0 1 - -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) Firmware
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) Trac
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Redmine
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) Telnet
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Intranet
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) ADSL
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) SDH
4 1 (12.50%) Extranet
4 1 (12.50%) 802.11
4 1 (12.50%) DSL
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) IPv4
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) Trac
2 2 (25.00%) Redmine
2 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) EJB
2 1 (12.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (12.50%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) HNC
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy
1 1 (12.50%) BMC
1 1 (12.50%) WorldPay
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