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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 544 544 515
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Contract jobs citing Broadband 77 94 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 1.28% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 55 50
Median daily rate £361 £368 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £208 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 0
Median hourly rate £11.72 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.72 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.75% -
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
8052 7335 6963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.17% 14.19% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4986 4270 3756
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 450 407
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
London -12 25 £448 +11.87% 7
South East +5 24 £361 - 9
Yorkshire +7 11 £351 -12.37% 16
East of England +22 4 £213 -22.72% 2
West Midlands -23 4 £288 - 2
South West +1 3 £450 +39.53% 3
North West -4 3 - - 6
North East - 2 £350 - 1
East Midlands -2 1 £175 -56.52%
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UK

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 81 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 58 (35.80%) Cisco
3 44 (27.16%) VPN
4 43 (26.54%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (24.69%) ITIL
6 39 (24.07%) Firewall
7 37 (22.84%) WAN
8 36 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 36 (22.22%) Network Security
9 33 (20.37%) Wireless
10 32 (19.75%) Network Design
10 32 (19.75%) ISDN
11 27 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
12 26 (16.05%) Network Management
12 26 (16.05%) Security Cleared
13 22 (13.58%) Internet
14 21 (12.96%) MPLS
15 20 (12.35%) DV Cleared
16 19 (11.73%) Juniper
16 19 (11.73%) Migration
17 17 (10.49%) CCNA
18 16 (9.88%) Linux
18 16 (9.88%) Driving Licence
19 15 (9.26%) Service Management
20 14 (8.64%) Windows
20 14 (8.64%) ADSL
20 14 (8.64%) Ethernet
20 14 (8.64%) CCNP
21 13 (8.02%) LAN
21 13 (8.02%) MS Excel

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 4 (2.47%) CMS
2 3 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.23%) IIS
3 2 (1.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.62%) Magnolia
4 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.32%) MS Office
2 7 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.23%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.62%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.23%) Office 365
3 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (27.16%) VPN
2 39 (24.07%) Firewall
3 37 (22.84%) WAN
4 36 (22.22%) Network Security
4 36 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 33 (20.37%) Wireless
6 32 (19.75%) ISDN
7 22 (13.58%) Internet
8 21 (12.96%) MPLS
9 14 (8.64%) ADSL
9 14 (8.64%) Ethernet
10 13 (8.02%) LAN
10 13 (8.02%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (6.79%) IPv4
12 10 (6.17%) BGP
12 10 (6.17%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (6.17%) DNS
13 8 (4.94%) 3G
13 8 (4.94%) IPv6
14 7 (4.32%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.23%) GIS
3 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.62%) MySQL
3 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.62%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.85%) JIRA
1 3 (1.85%) Subversion
2 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.23%) Hudson
2 2 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.23%) VectorCAST
3 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
General
1 81 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.17%) Billing
3 9 (5.56%) Marketing
4 7 (4.32%) Finance
4 7 (4.32%) Retail
5 3 (1.85%) Advertising
5 3 (1.85%) Back Office
5 3 (1.85%) Electronics
5 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.85%) Military
6 2 (1.23%) Avionics
6 2 (1.23%) Publishing
7 1 (0.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (17.90%) Network Engineer
2 27 (16.67%) Analyst
3 11 (6.79%) Network Analyst
4 9 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (5.56%) Network Support
5 8 (4.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (4.94%) Support Engineer
5 8 (4.94%) Telecoms Manager
6 7 (4.32%) Coordinator
6 7 (4.32%) IP Engineer
6 7 (4.32%) Product Manager
6 7 (4.32%) Project Manager
7 6 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 6 (3.70%) Cisco Support
7 6 (3.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (3.70%) Security Engineer
7 6 (3.70%) Service Manager
7 6 (3.70%) Service Transition Manager
7 6 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 6 (3.70%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.09%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.85%) RSS
3 2 (1.23%) HTML
4 1 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.62%) JMS
4 1 (0.62%) Middleware
4 1 (0.62%) PostGIS
4 1 (0.62%) REST
4 1 (0.62%) Spring
4 1 (0.62%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.88%) Driving Licence
2 7 (4.32%) Digital TV
3 6 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.09%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.09%) User Experience
5 4 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.47%) Device Driver
5 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.23%) CCTV
6 2 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.23%) Statistics
6 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.62%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.62%) Handset
7 1 (0.62%) IPTV
7 1 (0.62%) STB
7 1 (0.62%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.88%) Linux
2 14 (8.64%) Windows
3 6 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.47%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (2.47%) Unix
5 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.62%) Solaris
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.69%) ITIL
2 32 (19.75%) Network Design
3 27 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 26 (16.05%) Network Management
5 19 (11.73%) Migration
6 15 (9.26%) Service Management
7 13 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.02%) Change Management
8 10 (6.17%) Project Management
9 9 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.94%) B2B
11 7 (4.32%) High Availability
11 7 (4.32%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.32%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.32%) Waterfall
12 6 (3.70%) CRM
12 6 (3.70%) Lean Six Sigma
12 6 (3.70%) Programme Management
12 6 (3.70%) Software Engineering
12 6 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.32%) C
1 7 (4.32%) SQL
2 6 (3.70%) C++
2 6 (3.70%) Embedded C
3 4 (2.47%) Embedded C++
3 4 (2.47%) Python
4 2 (1.23%) ANSI C
4 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.62%) Go
5 1 (0.62%) Java
5 1 (0.62%) Perl
5 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.62%) Ruby
5 1 (0.62%) Rust
5 1 (0.62%) Scala
5 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (26.54%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (16.05%) Security Cleared
3 20 (12.35%) DV Cleared
4 17 (10.49%) CCNA
5 14 (8.64%) CCNP
6 11 (6.79%) Degree
7 8 (4.94%) SC Cleared
8 7 (4.32%) CCIE
9 5 (3.09%) CCSA
9 5 (3.09%) CCSE
10 4 (2.47%) MCITP
10 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.85%) MCTS
11 3 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (1.23%) Avaya Certification
12 2 (1.23%) CISSP
13 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.62%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) ISO 9001
2 8 (4.94%) SLA
3 6 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.23%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (3.09%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.23%) UAG
5 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.85%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.23%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.62%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (35.80%) Cisco
2 19 (11.73%) Juniper
3 12 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.17%) CheckPoint
5 9 (5.56%) F5
6 5 (3.09%) Avaya
6 5 (3.09%) Blue Coat
6 5 (3.09%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (2.47%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.47%) Perforce
8 3 (1.85%) Huawei
8 3 (1.85%) Nokia
8 3 (1.85%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.85%) SAP
8 3 (1.85%) Verint
9 2 (1.23%) HP
9 2 (1.23%) Kaspersky
9 2 (1.23%) Openreach
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle
9 2 (1.23%) Polycom
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