The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 509 362 386
Rank change year-on-year
-147 +24
Contract jobs citing Broadband 81 141 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 2.15% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 78 88
Average daily rate £290 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £150 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £479 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.79 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £85.20 £69.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.90 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+17.67% -30.01%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Broadband
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Broadband across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Broadband Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -20 42 £380 -5.00% 15
London -49 25 £250 +25.00% 22
East of England -25 9 £300 -7.69% 6
North West -16 1 £120 -20.00% 5
Yorkshire -23 1 - - 1
South West -26 1 - - 4
West Midlands -28 1 £108 -61.94% 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
Broadband
UK

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 51 (32.08%) Telecoms
2 45 (28.30%) Windows
3 38 (23.90%) Microsoft
4 37 (23.27%) Internet
5 30 (18.87%) MS Office
6 28 (17.61%) VPN
7 22 (13.84%) Wireless
7 22 (13.84%) Project Management
8 19 (11.95%) ITIL
8 19 (11.95%) Windows XP
9 18 (11.32%) MS Excel
9 18 (11.32%) TCP/IP
9 18 (11.32%) Active Directory
9 18 (11.32%) Windows Vista
10 17 (10.69%) Windows 7
10 17 (10.69%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (10.06%) LAN
12 15 (9.43%) Cisco
12 15 (9.43%) Ethernet
13 14 (8.81%) WAN
13 14 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (8.81%) Billing
14 13 (8.18%) Linux
15 12 (7.55%) 3G
15 12 (7.55%) Firewall
15 12 (7.55%) Finance
16 11 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (6.92%) Citrix
16 11 (6.92%) C
16 11 (6.92%) DNS

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (3.14%) IBM Notes
2 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.26%) CMS
3 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.26%) Lync
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (18.87%) MS Office
2 18 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.26%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.26%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.63%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (23.27%) Internet
2 28 (17.61%) VPN
3 22 (13.84%) Wireless
4 18 (11.32%) TCP/IP
5 17 (10.69%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (10.06%) LAN
7 15 (9.43%) Ethernet
8 14 (8.81%) WAN
9 12 (7.55%) 3G
9 12 (7.55%) Firewall
10 11 (6.92%) DNS
11 10 (6.29%) VoIP
11 10 (6.29%) IPv6
11 10 (6.29%) VLAN
12 8 (5.03%) FTP
12 8 (5.03%) DHCP
12 8 (5.03%) ADSL
12 8 (5.03%) MPLS
13 7 (4.40%) BGP
14 6 (3.77%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Subversion
2 4 (2.52%) JIRA
2 4 (2.52%) Trac
3 2 (1.26%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.26%) JUnit
3 2 (1.26%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.26%) Selenium
3 2 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.26%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.26%) Redmine
4 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) PVCS
4 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (32.08%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.81%) Billing
3 12 (7.55%) Finance
4 10 (6.29%) Marketing
5 6 (3.77%) Electronics
6 5 (3.14%) Retail
6 5 (3.14%) Back Office
7 4 (2.52%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.52%) Banking
8 2 (1.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) French Language
9 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.63%) Local Government
9 1 (0.63%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (15.72%) Analyst
2 18 (11.32%) Project Manager
2 18 (11.32%) Support Engineer
3 13 (8.18%) Network Engineer
4 9 (5.66%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.03%) Service Analyst
5 8 (5.03%) Test Engineer
5 8 (5.03%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (4.40%) Designer
6 7 (4.40%) Software Engineer
6 7 (4.40%) Product Manager
7 6 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (3.77%) Senior Manager
7 6 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (3.77%) Coordinator
8 5 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.14%) Release Manager
9 4 (2.52%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.52%) .NET
1 4 (2.52%) GStreamer
2 3 (1.89%) Web Services
3 2 (1.26%) HTML
4 1 (0.63%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.63%) EDI
4 1 (0.63%) Flash
4 1 (0.63%) XML
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.63%) CSS
4 1 (0.63%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.40%) Blackberry
1 7 (4.40%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.14%) Firmware
3 4 (2.52%) Streaming Video
3 4 (2.52%) MPEG
3 4 (2.52%) IPTV
3 4 (2.52%) PDA
3 4 (2.52%) CCTV
4 3 (1.89%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.89%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.89%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (1.89%) DTV
4 3 (1.89%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.26%) STB
5 2 (1.26%) iPhone
5 2 (1.26%) iPad
6 1 (0.63%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.30%) Windows
2 19 (11.95%) Windows XP
3 18 (11.32%) Windows Vista
4 17 (10.69%) Windows 7
5 13 (8.18%) Linux
6 8 (5.03%) UNIX
6 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.77%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (2.52%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.89%) NetWare
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.63%) Android
10 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.84%) Project Management
2 19 (11.95%) ITIL
3 14 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (5.66%) PRINCE2
5 9 (5.66%) Software Engineering
5 9 (5.66%) Scrum
6 7 (4.40%) Service Management
6 7 (4.40%) Change Management
6 7 (4.40%) Migration
7 6 (3.77%) Workflow
7 6 (3.77%) CRM
7 6 (3.77%) E-Commerce
7 6 (3.77%) Product Management
8 5 (3.14%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (3.14%) Use Case
9 4 (2.52%) Validation
9 4 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.52%) TDD
9 4 (2.52%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.92%) C
2 7 (4.40%) SQL
3 6 (3.77%) T-SQL
3 6 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.52%) Python
5 2 (1.26%) Ruby
5 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.26%) Perl
5 2 (1.26%) PHP
5 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (5.66%) Degree
2 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.14%) MCITP
3 5 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.52%) ISEB
4 4 (2.52%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.89%) CCNP
5 3 (1.89%) CCNA
6 2 (1.26%) CHFI
7 1 (0.63%) MCTS
7 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) PMP
7 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) SLA
2 5 (3.14%) QA
3 3 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.89%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.26%) XenApp
4 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.52%) SCCM
2 3 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (23.90%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.43%) Cisco
3 11 (6.92%) Citrix
4 9 (5.66%) Juniper
4 9 (5.66%) BT
5 6 (3.77%) Remedy
5 6 (3.77%) Symantec
6 5 (3.14%) Huawei
6 5 (3.14%) Lotus
7 4 (2.52%) Perforce
7 4 (2.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (2.52%) Ericsson
7 4 (2.52%) Adobe
7 4 (2.52%) Fidessa
7 4 (2.52%) Reuters
7 4 (2.52%) Bloomberg
7 4 (2.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (1.89%) LANDesk
8 3 (1.89%) Becrypt
8 3 (1.89%) McAfee
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