The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 484 488 395
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -93
Contract jobs citing Broadband 95 65 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 1.03% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 45 64
Average daily rate
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£372 £250 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.80% -34.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £134 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £408 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £288 £393
% change year-on-year
+25.56% -26.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £12.60 £13.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £30.20 £92.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £10.69
% change year-on-year
-20.93% +101.12%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7340 6294 6237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.12% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 3478 3165
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 360 527
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in England

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in England

Broadband
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Broadband across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Broadband Daily Rate Histogram in England

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in England

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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
London +18 44 £375 +50.00% 12
South East -11 35 £361 +6.96% 19
North West -11 10 £335 +179.16% 9
East of England +2 4 £170 -43.33% 2
West Midlands -8 2 £100 -6.97% 2
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Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 107 (48.86%) Telecoms
2 49 (22.37%) Cisco
3 47 (21.46%) VPN
3 47 (21.46%) Internet
4 42 (19.18%) WAN
5 41 (18.72%) MPLS
6 35 (15.98%) Ethernet
7 34 (15.53%) Linux
8 33 (15.07%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (14.61%) BGP
9 32 (14.61%) Firewall
10 31 (14.16%) BT
11 30 (13.70%) CCNP
11 30 (13.70%) Microsoft
12 28 (12.79%) Juniper
12 28 (12.79%) Windows
12 28 (12.79%) ITIL
13 27 (12.33%) UNIX
14 25 (11.42%) IPv6
14 25 (11.42%) CCNA
15 24 (10.96%) LAN
15 24 (10.96%) Service Management
15 24 (10.96%) Service Delivery
16 23 (10.50%) Wireless
16 23 (10.50%) TCP/IP
17 22 (10.05%) OSPF
17 22 (10.05%) L2TP
17 22 (10.05%) Finance
17 22 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (9.59%) Cisco IOS

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.91%) Lync
4 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.46%) SAS
4 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (8.22%) MS Office
2 12 (5.48%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.37%) MS Project
5 3 (1.37%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.91%) InDesign
7 1 (0.46%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.83%) Office 365
3 2 (0.91%) IaaS
3 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.91%) SaaS
3 2 (0.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (21.46%) VPN
1 47 (21.46%) Internet
2 42 (19.18%) WAN
3 41 (18.72%) MPLS
4 35 (15.98%) Ethernet
5 32 (14.61%) BGP
5 32 (14.61%) Firewall
6 25 (11.42%) IPv6
7 24 (10.96%) LAN
8 23 (10.50%) Wireless
8 23 (10.50%) TCP/IP
9 22 (10.05%) OSPF
9 22 (10.05%) L2TP
10 21 (9.59%) Cisco IOS
10 21 (9.59%) IPv4
11 18 (8.22%) VRRP
11 18 (8.22%) IOS XR
12 17 (7.76%) BT 21CN
13 16 (7.31%) RSVP
13 16 (7.31%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.91%) MySQL
2 1 (0.46%) Data Mart
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.46%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (1.83%) Trac
1 4 (1.83%) Selenium
1 4 (1.83%) JIRA
1 4 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.37%) Redmine
2 3 (1.37%) Bugzilla
2 3 (1.37%) JUnit
2 3 (1.37%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.91%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.46%) JMeter
4 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.46%) ClearQuest
General
1 107 (48.86%) Telecoms
2 22 (10.05%) Finance
3 14 (6.39%) Billing
3 14 (6.39%) Marketing
4 5 (2.28%) Retail
5 4 (1.83%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.83%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.83%) Legal
5 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.83%) Avionics
6 2 (0.91%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (12.79%) Analyst
2 20 (9.13%) IP Engineer
3 18 (8.22%) Network Engineer
4 16 (7.31%) Project Manager
4 16 (7.31%) Business Analyst
4 16 (7.31%) Implementation Engineer
4 16 (7.31%) Operations Engineer
5 15 (6.85%) Architect
6 13 (5.94%) Service Manager
7 12 (5.48%) Product Manager
8 11 (5.02%) Transition Manager
8 11 (5.02%) Service Transition Manager
9 10 (4.57%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.57%) Designer
10 9 (4.11%) Test Engineer
11 8 (3.65%) Consultant
11 8 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (3.20%) Administrator
13 6 (2.74%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.74%) .NET
2 5 (2.28%) Middleware
3 3 (1.37%) XML
4 2 (0.91%) HTML
4 2 (0.91%) Flash
4 2 (0.91%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.46%) Ajax
5 1 (0.46%) JSON
5 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.46%) EJB
5 1 (0.46%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.22%) User Experience
3 11 (5.02%) DTV
4 10 (4.57%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.74%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.28%) iPhone
6 5 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.28%) iPad
7 4 (1.83%) Streaming Video
7 4 (1.83%) Economics
7 4 (1.83%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.37%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (1.37%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.37%) GIS
8 3 (1.37%) Clustering
8 3 (1.37%) IVR
9 2 (0.91%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.53%) Linux
2 28 (12.79%) Windows
3 27 (12.33%) UNIX
4 9 (4.11%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.65%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.74%) Solaris
7 5 (2.28%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.37%) Android
9 3 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (12.79%) ITIL
2 24 (10.96%) Service Management
2 24 (10.96%) Service Delivery
3 22 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (8.68%) Project Management
5 18 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (8.22%) CRM
6 13 (5.94%) Migration
6 13 (5.94%) PRINCE2
7 10 (4.57%) Matrix Management
8 9 (4.11%) Use Case
8 9 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (3.65%) Six Sigma
10 7 (3.20%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.20%) Lean Six Sigma
10 7 (3.20%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.20%) ERP
10 7 (3.20%) UML
11 6 (2.74%) Change Management
11 6 (2.74%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.85%) SQL
2 7 (3.20%) Python
3 5 (2.28%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.28%) PHP
4 4 (1.83%) Perl
5 3 (1.37%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.37%) Ruby
5 3 (1.37%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.37%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.91%) C
6 2 (0.91%) Java
7 1 (0.46%) AWK
7 1 (0.46%) C#
7 1 (0.46%) C++
7 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (15.07%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (13.70%) CCNP
3 25 (11.42%) CCNA
4 17 (7.76%) CCIE
4 17 (7.76%) CCIP
5 16 (7.31%) JNCIA
5 16 (7.31%) JNCIP
6 13 (5.94%) Degree
7 12 (5.48%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.20%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.28%) CCDP
10 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.83%) Sun Certification
10 4 (1.83%) PhD
10 4 (1.83%) SCSA
11 3 (1.37%) MCSE
11 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.37%) PMP
11 3 (1.37%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.91%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.48%) SLA
2 8 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.20%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.83%) DO-178B
4 4 (1.83%) DO-254
5 3 (1.37%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.74%) XenApp
3 5 (2.28%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.37%) Firmware
5 2 (0.91%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.91%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (1.83%) OPNET
2 3 (1.37%) SCCM
3 2 (0.91%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.91%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 49 (22.37%) Cisco
2 31 (14.16%) BT
3 30 (13.70%) Microsoft
4 28 (12.79%) Juniper
5 15 (6.85%) Citrix
6 13 (5.94%) Oracle
7 10 (4.57%) F5
8 8 (3.65%) Remedy
9 6 (2.74%) HP
9 6 (2.74%) Adobe
9 6 (2.74%) VMware
10 5 (2.28%) Huawei
11 4 (1.83%) Veritas
11 4 (1.83%) Avaya
11 4 (1.83%) Sun
11 4 (1.83%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.37%) IBM
12 3 (1.37%) BMC
12 3 (1.37%) webMethods
13 2 (0.91%) TIBCO
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