The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 525 558 487
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -71
Contract jobs citing Broadband 81 56 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.78% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 73
Median daily rate £425 £325 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £167 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £12.28 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £14.09 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £114.20 £34.10 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.28 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-25.60% +13.79%
Broadband
UK

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
6799 7208 7523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.83% 14.28% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4117 4285 4379
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 440 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
South East +30 25 £450 - 9
London +23 24 £275 -10.56% 12
West Midlands -1 13 £250 -44.44% 4
North West +11 7 £600 - 11
East of England -3 6 £195 -35.00% 9
South West +5 3 £413 +53.48% 6
East Midlands - 2 - - 3
Yorkshire +18 1 £128 - 8
Broadband
UK

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 England region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 92 (58.23%) Telecoms
2 28 (17.72%) Cisco
3 26 (16.46%) WAN
4 25 (15.82%) Migration
4 25 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (15.19%) VoIP
6 23 (14.56%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (13.92%) LAN
8 21 (13.29%) Microsoft
8 21 (13.29%) ITIL
8 21 (13.29%) Network Design
9 19 (12.03%) Internet
9 19 (12.03%) Security Cleared
10 18 (11.39%) Firewall
11 16 (10.13%) Juniper
11 16 (10.13%) TCP/IP
12 15 (9.49%) VPN
12 15 (9.49%) Ethernet
12 15 (9.49%) XML
12 15 (9.49%) HTML
12 15 (9.49%) SQL
12 15 (9.49%) CSS
12 15 (9.49%) MPLS
12 15 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (9.49%) Driving Licence
13 14 (8.86%) CCNP
14 13 (8.23%) CCNA
14 13 (8.23%) SQL Server
14 13 (8.23%) Finance
14 13 (8.23%) Software Engineering

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.96%) NServiceBus
2 3 (1.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.90%) Smallworld
3 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.27%) IIS
3 2 (1.27%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.63%) Drupal
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.43%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.43%) MS Office
2 6 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.46%) WAN
2 24 (15.19%) VoIP
3 22 (13.92%) LAN
4 19 (12.03%) Internet
5 18 (11.39%) Firewall
6 16 (10.13%) TCP/IP
7 15 (9.49%) Ethernet
7 15 (9.49%) MPLS
7 15 (9.49%) VPN
8 13 (8.23%) Network Security
9 12 (7.59%) xDSL
10 11 (6.96%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (5.06%) ISDN
11 8 (5.06%) Wireless
12 7 (4.43%) PBX
13 6 (3.80%) ADSL
13 6 (3.80%) BGP
13 6 (3.80%) DOCSIS
13 6 (3.80%) DSL
13 6 (3.80%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.23%) SQL Server
1 13 (8.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.63%) MySQL
2 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (6.96%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.27%) Subversion
5 1 (0.63%) GitLab
General
1 92 (58.23%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.23%) Finance
3 12 (7.59%) Marketing
4 5 (3.16%) Billing
4 5 (3.16%) Legal
5 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.53%) Retail
6 3 (1.90%) Back Office
6 3 (1.90%) Electronics
6 3 (1.90%) Military
7 2 (1.27%) Publishing
8 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (13.92%) Network Engineer
2 16 (10.13%) Analyst
3 12 (7.59%) Architect
4 11 (6.96%) Software Engineer
5 10 (6.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 10 (6.33%) Network Support
6 9 (5.70%) Designer
6 9 (5.70%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.70%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.06%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.43%) .NET Software Engineer
8 7 (4.43%) Consultant
8 7 (4.43%) Solutions Designer
8 7 (4.43%) Telecoms Manager
9 6 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.16%) Network Architect
10 5 (3.16%) Product Manager
10 5 (3.16%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.16%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.49%) CSS
1 15 (9.49%) HTML
1 15 (9.49%) XML
2 11 (6.96%) .NET
2 11 (6.96%) jQuery
2 11 (6.96%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (6.96%) SOAP
2 11 (6.96%) StructureMap
2 11 (6.96%) WCF
3 2 (1.27%) Mason
4 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.63%) Middleware
4 1 (0.63%) PostGIS
4 1 (0.63%) REST
4 1 (0.63%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.49%) Driving Licence
2 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.70%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.16%) Digital TV
5 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.90%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (1.90%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.27%) Economics
6 2 (1.27%) Handset
6 2 (1.27%) User Experience
7 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) IPTV
7 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.63%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.33%) Linux
2 8 (5.06%) Windows
3 6 (3.80%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.53%) Unix
5 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.27%) Solaris
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (15.82%) Migration
2 21 (13.29%) ITIL
2 21 (13.29%) Network Design
3 15 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (8.23%) Software Engineering
5 11 (6.96%) MVC
5 11 (6.96%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (6.96%) Service Management
6 10 (6.33%) Project Management
7 7 (4.43%) Network Management
7 7 (4.43%) Scrum
8 6 (3.80%) Business Transformation
8 6 (3.80%) CRM
8 6 (3.80%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.16%) eTOM
9 5 (3.16%) PRINCE
9 5 (3.16%) Process Management
9 5 (3.16%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.49%) SQL
2 11 (6.96%) C#
2 11 (6.96%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.80%) C
4 5 (3.16%) Python
5 4 (2.53%) Java
6 3 (1.90%) Perl
7 2 (1.27%) C++
7 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.63%) Go
8 1 (0.63%) PHP
8 1 (0.63%) Ruby
8 1 (0.63%) Rust
8 1 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (14.56%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (12.03%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.86%) CCNP
4 13 (8.23%) CCNA
5 12 (7.59%) Degree
6 10 (6.33%) SC Cleared
7 9 (5.70%) CCIE
8 4 (2.53%) ACCA
9 3 (1.90%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.27%) CIMA
10 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.27%) MCP
10 2 (1.27%) SCSA
10 2 (1.27%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.63%) APMP
11 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) SLA
2 5 (3.16%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.27%) UAG
3 1 (0.63%) Docker
3 1 (0.63%) KVM
3 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.27%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.63%) Netcool
4 1 (0.63%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.63%) OpenNebula
4 1 (0.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (17.72%) Cisco
2 21 (13.29%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.13%) Juniper
4 9 (5.70%) Huawei
5 4 (2.53%) Avaya
5 4 (2.53%) Cramer
5 4 (2.53%) HP
5 4 (2.53%) Oracle
5 4 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.53%) VMware
6 3 (1.90%) BroadSoft
6 3 (1.90%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.90%) Intergraph
6 3 (1.90%) Nokia
6 3 (1.90%) Nortel
6 3 (1.90%) SAP
6 3 (1.90%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.27%) Meraki
7 2 (1.27%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (1.27%) Vyatta