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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Broadband
UK / England
Rank 489 527 482
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -45
Contract jobs citing Broadband 76 68 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.02% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 56
Median daily rate £325 £315 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -12.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £171 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 7
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.03% -73.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £16.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-30.30% -70.00%

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
6265 6678 6888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.11% 14.36% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3848 3943 3952
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 345 389
Median hourly rate £26.58 £27.05 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +27 32 £450 +5.26% 7
London 0 14 £170 -2.85% 11
East of England +6 11 £195 -35.00% 1
West Midlands +1 11 £250 -44.44% 2
South West +5 3 £145 -51.66% 1
North West +24 2 £425 +38.21% 5
Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 1
Broadband
UK

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 74 (51.75%) Telecoms
2 31 (21.68%) Cisco
3 29 (20.28%) WAN
4 28 (19.58%) LAN
5 26 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 25 (17.48%) Juniper
7 23 (16.08%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (16.08%) VoIP
7 23 (16.08%) ITIL
7 23 (16.08%) Security Cleared
8 22 (15.38%) Firewall
9 21 (14.69%) Network Design
10 20 (13.99%) Microsoft
10 20 (13.99%) Internet
11 19 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (11.89%) MPLS
12 17 (11.89%) VPN
13 16 (11.19%) Network Security
14 15 (10.49%) SC Cleared
14 15 (10.49%) Network Monitoring
14 15 (10.49%) Huawei
14 15 (10.49%) XML
14 15 (10.49%) HTML
14 15 (10.49%) CSS
15 14 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (9.79%) Wireless
16 13 (9.09%) Migration
16 13 (9.09%) Degree
16 13 (9.09%) Software Engineering
16 13 (9.09%) SQL

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 (7.69%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.10%) Smallworld
3 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.70%) Drupal
4 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.70%) IIS
4 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (6.29%) MS Office
2 6 (4.20%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.28%) WAN
2 28 (19.58%) LAN
3 26 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 23 (16.08%) VoIP
5 22 (15.38%) Firewall
6 20 (13.99%) Internet
7 17 (11.89%) MPLS
7 17 (11.89%) VPN
8 16 (11.19%) Network Security
9 14 (9.79%) Wireless
10 13 (9.09%) Ethernet
10 13 (9.09%) ISDN
11 11 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (6.99%) BGP
12 10 (6.99%) DNS
12 10 (6.99%) OSPF
12 10 (6.99%) xDSL
13 8 (5.59%) SNMP
14 7 (4.90%) PBX
15 6 (4.20%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.39%) SQL Server
1 12 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.70%) MySQL
2 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.10%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.70%) GitLab
General
1 74 (51.75%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.69%) Finance
3 9 (6.29%) Marketing
4 7 (4.90%) Billing
5 5 (3.50%) Legal
5 5 (3.50%) Retail
6 3 (2.10%) Back Office
7 2 (1.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.70%) Local Government
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (17.48%) Network Engineer
2 16 (11.19%) Network Support
3 13 (9.09%) Architect
3 13 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.39%) Analyst
5 11 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) Network Support Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) Consultant
7 9 (6.29%) IP Network Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Designer
8 8 (5.59%) IP Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) .NET Software Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Solutions Designer
10 6 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.20%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.20%) Business Consultant
10 6 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.49%) CSS
1 15 (10.49%) HTML
1 15 (10.49%) XML
2 11 (7.69%) .NET
2 11 (7.69%) jQuery
2 11 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (7.69%) SOAP
2 11 (7.69%) StructureMap
2 11 (7.69%) WCF
3 2 (1.40%) Mason
4 1 (0.70%) JSON
4 1 (0.70%) Middleware
4 1 (0.70%) PostGIS
4 1 (0.70%) REST
4 1 (0.70%) RESTful
4 1 (0.70%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.90%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.90%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.80%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.10%) Digital TV
4 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.40%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.40%) Economics
5 2 (1.40%) e-Health
5 2 (1.40%) Handset
5 2 (1.40%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.70%) FMCG
6 1 (0.70%) IPTV
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.70%) STB
6 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.70%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.59%) Linux
2 7 (4.90%) Windows
3 5 (3.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.80%) Unix
5 2 (1.40%) Solaris
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.08%) ITIL
2 21 (14.69%) Network Design
3 19 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.49%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (9.09%) CRM
6 13 (9.09%) Migration
6 13 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 11 (7.69%) MVC
8 10 (6.99%) Network Management
8 10 (6.99%) Project Management
9 7 (4.90%) Business Transformation
9 7 (4.90%) Service Management
10 6 (4.20%) Network Architecture
10 6 (4.20%) Process Management
11 5 (3.50%) PRINCE
11 5 (3.50%) Product Management
11 5 (3.50%) Scrum
11 5 (3.50%) Time Management
12 4 (2.80%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.09%) SQL
2 11 (7.69%) C#
2 11 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.20%) C
4 5 (3.50%) Python
5 4 (2.80%) Java
6 3 (2.10%) Perl
7 1 (0.70%) C++
7 1 (0.70%) Go
7 1 (0.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) Ruby
7 1 (0.70%) Rust
7 1 (0.70%) Scala
7 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (16.08%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (16.08%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.49%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.09%) Degree
4 10 (6.99%) CCNA
5 9 (6.29%) CCNP
6 6 (4.20%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.80%) ACCA
7 4 (2.80%) CCIE
7 4 (2.80%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.40%) APMP
8 2 (1.40%) CIMA
8 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.40%) MCP
8 2 (1.40%) SCSA
8 2 (1.40%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.70%) CCIP
9 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.70%) Docker
4 1 (0.70%) KVM
4 1 (0.70%) UAG
4 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.40%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.40%) Puppet
3 2 (1.40%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.70%) Ansible
4 1 (0.70%) Netcool
4 1 (0.70%) OpenNebula
4 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (21.68%) Cisco
2 25 (17.48%) Juniper
3 20 (13.99%) Microsoft
4 15 (10.49%) Huawei
5 4 (2.80%) Avaya
5 4 (2.80%) Cramer
5 4 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.80%) VMware
6 3 (2.10%) BroadSoft
6 3 (2.10%) BT
6 3 (2.10%) F5
6 3 (2.10%) HP
6 3 (2.10%) Intergraph
6 3 (2.10%) Nortel
6 3 (2.10%) Oracle
6 3 (2.10%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.40%) Draytek
7 2 (1.40%) Meraki
7 2 (1.40%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (1.40%) Vyatta
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