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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Broadband
UK / England
Rank 509 520 465
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -55
Contract jobs citing Broadband 64 90 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 1.30% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 54
Median daily rate £363 £315 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £196 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -55.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £43.70 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £31.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-63.77% -13.01%

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
6264 6941 7172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.96% 14.54% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3949 4167 3986
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 294 428
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 23 February 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
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 23 February 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 +14 27 £450 +50.00% 4
London -5 14 £375 +4.52% 6
South West +5 6 £180 -39.86% 4
West Midlands +11 5 - - 2
East of England +3 5 £195 -40.00% 1
North West +27 3 £425 +34.92% 5
Yorkshire - 2 £275 - 3
Broadband
UK

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 75 (50.34%) Telecoms
2 31 (20.81%) Cisco
3 30 (20.13%) WAN
4 28 (18.79%) LAN
5 27 (18.12%) Juniper
6 26 (17.45%) Security Cleared
7 25 (16.78%) TCP/IP
8 24 (16.11%) ITIL
9 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
9 22 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (14.77%) Firewall
10 20 (13.42%) Wireless
10 20 (13.42%) Network Design
10 20 (13.42%) Internet
10 20 (13.42%) VoIP
11 19 (12.75%) Finance
12 18 (12.08%) SC Cleared
13 17 (11.41%) Degree
13 17 (11.41%) Network Security
13 17 (11.41%) VPN
14 16 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (10.74%) Huawei
14 16 (10.74%) Network Monitoring
15 15 (10.07%) ISDN
16 14 (9.40%) MPLS
16 14 (9.40%) Ethernet
16 14 (9.40%) SQL
16 14 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (8.72%) Marketing
17 13 (8.72%) MS Office

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 (7.38%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.01%) Smallworld
3 2 (1.34%) CMS
4 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.67%) Drupal
4 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (8.72%) MS Office
2 10 (6.71%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.13%) WAN
2 28 (18.79%) LAN
3 25 (16.78%) TCP/IP
4 22 (14.77%) Firewall
5 20 (13.42%) Internet
5 20 (13.42%) VoIP
5 20 (13.42%) Wireless
6 17 (11.41%) Network Security
6 17 (11.41%) VPN
7 15 (10.07%) ISDN
8 14 (9.40%) Ethernet
8 14 (9.40%) MPLS
9 12 (8.05%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (7.38%) BGP
10 11 (7.38%) OSPF
10 11 (7.38%) SNMP
11 10 (6.71%) DNS
12 8 (5.37%) PBX
12 8 (5.37%) xDSL
13 6 (4.03%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.38%) SQL Server
1 11 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (0.67%) BigQuery
2 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (7.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.34%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.67%) GitLab
3 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 75 (50.34%) Telecoms
2 19 (12.75%) Finance
3 13 (8.72%) Marketing
4 8 (5.37%) Billing
5 6 (4.03%) Legal
6 3 (2.01%) Back Office
6 3 (2.01%) Retail
7 2 (1.34%) Electronics
7 2 (1.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Local Government
8 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (16.78%) Network Engineer
2 15 (10.07%) Network Support
2 15 (10.07%) Support Engineer
3 12 (8.05%) Architect
4 11 (7.38%) Analyst
4 11 (7.38%) Consultant
4 11 (7.38%) Network Support Engineer
4 11 (7.38%) Software Engineer
5 10 (6.71%) C# Software Engineer
5 10 (6.71%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.04%) Designer
6 9 (6.04%) IP Network Engineer
7 8 (5.37%) IP Engineer
7 8 (5.37%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 8 (5.37%) Solutions Designer
8 7 (4.70%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.03%) Business Consultant
9 6 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.36%) Installation Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.05%) CSS
1 12 (8.05%) HTML
2 11 (7.38%) .NET
2 11 (7.38%) jQuery
2 11 (7.38%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (7.38%) SOAP
2 11 (7.38%) StructureMap
2 11 (7.38%) WCF
2 11 (7.38%) XML
3 5 (3.36%) Middleware
4 2 (1.34%) Mason
5 1 (0.67%) JSON
5 1 (0.67%) Node.js
5 1 (0.67%) REST
5 1 (0.67%) RESTful
5 1 (0.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.04%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.03%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.36%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.68%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.68%) Digital TV
5 4 (2.68%) Handset
5 4 (2.68%) STB
6 3 (2.01%) IPTV
6 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.01%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (2.01%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.34%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.34%) e-Health
7 2 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.67%) IVR
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.67%) User Experience
8 1 (0.67%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.71%) Windows
2 7 (4.70%) Linux
2 7 (4.70%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.36%) Unix
4 3 (2.01%) Solaris
5 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.11%) ITIL
2 20 (13.42%) Network Design
3 16 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (10.74%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (8.72%) CRM
4 13 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (8.05%) Software Engineering
6 11 (7.38%) MVC
6 11 (7.38%) Network Management
7 10 (6.71%) Migration
8 8 (5.37%) Project Management
9 7 (4.70%) Business Transformation
9 7 (4.70%) Network Architecture
10 6 (4.03%) Process Management
10 6 (4.03%) Service Management
10 6 (4.03%) Time Management
11 4 (2.68%) Asset Management
11 4 (2.68%) PRINCE2
11 4 (2.68%) Workflow
11 4 (2.68%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.40%) SQL
2 11 (7.38%) C#
2 11 (7.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.01%) C
3 3 (2.01%) Java
4 2 (1.34%) Perl
4 2 (1.34%) Python
5 1 (0.67%) ES6
5 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.67%) PHP
5 1 (0.67%) Ruby
5 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (17.45%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.77%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (12.08%) SC Cleared
4 17 (11.41%) Degree
5 10 (6.71%) CCNP
6 8 (5.37%) CCNA
7 6 (4.03%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.36%) ACCA
8 5 (3.36%) DBS Check
9 4 (2.68%) CCIE
10 3 (2.01%) APMP
10 3 (2.01%) CIMA
11 2 (1.34%) CCIP
11 2 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.34%) MCP
11 2 (1.34%) SCSA
11 2 (1.34%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.67%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) SLA
2 3 (2.01%) IFRS
2 3 (2.01%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.34%) Docker
3 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.67%) KVM
4 1 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (2.01%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.34%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.67%) Ansible
4 1 (0.67%) Netcool
4 1 (0.67%) OpenNebula
4 1 (0.67%) Puppet
4 1 (0.67%) SCCM
4 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (20.81%) Cisco
2 27 (18.12%) Juniper
3 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
4 16 (10.74%) Huawei
5 6 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.68%) Cramer
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle
6 4 (2.68%) Remedy
6 4 (2.68%) VMware
7 3 (2.01%) BroadSoft
7 3 (2.01%) F5
7 3 (2.01%) Google
7 3 (2.01%) Intergraph
7 3 (2.01%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.01%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.34%) Brocade
8 2 (1.34%) Meraki
8 2 (1.34%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (1.34%) Tellabs
8 2 (1.34%) Vyatta
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