The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 468 503 377
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -126
Contract jobs citing Broadband 115 79 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.16% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.19% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 54 81
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£375 £278 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -26.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £131 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £447 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £320 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.81% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £12.60 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £30.20 £85.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.11 £21.50 £11.90
% change year-on-year
-20.41% +80.71%
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
7512 6620 6770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.86% 13.16% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4165 3561 3488
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 372 540
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £21.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -3 45 £375 -1.31% 23
London +23 42 £413 +65.00% 10
North West -4 16 £335 +179.16% 11
Yorkshire -14 4 - -
East of England +16 3 £249 -17.08% 1
West Midlands -10 2 £100 -6.97% 2
East Midlands +5 1 - - 1
Broadband
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Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 111 (49.78%) Telecoms
2 57 (25.56%) Cisco
3 49 (21.97%) Internet
4 47 (21.08%) VPN
5 42 (18.83%) WAN
5 42 (18.83%) Linux
6 36 (16.14%) Ethernet
6 36 (16.14%) MPLS
6 36 (16.14%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (15.70%) BT
8 34 (15.25%) Firewall
8 34 (15.25%) Juniper
9 33 (14.80%) UNIX
10 32 (14.35%) ITIL
10 32 (14.35%) CCNP
11 31 (13.90%) Microsoft
12 30 (13.45%) BGP
13 29 (13.00%) LAN
13 29 (13.00%) Wireless
14 28 (12.56%) Windows
14 28 (12.56%) CCNA
15 25 (11.21%) OSPF
16 24 (10.76%) Service Delivery
17 23 (10.31%) Service Management
17 23 (10.31%) Finance
17 23 (10.31%) IPv6
17 23 (10.31%) TCP/IP
18 22 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (9.87%) L2TP
18 22 (9.87%) Project Management

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.79%) Lync
4 3 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.45%) IIS
6 1 (0.45%) SAS
6 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (8.97%) MS Office
2 13 (5.83%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.35%) MS Project
4 3 (1.35%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.90%) InDesign
6 1 (0.45%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.79%) Office 365
3 2 (0.90%) SaaS
3 2 (0.90%) PaaS
3 2 (0.90%) IaaS
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (21.97%) Internet
2 47 (21.08%) VPN
3 42 (18.83%) WAN
4 36 (16.14%) Ethernet
4 36 (16.14%) MPLS
5 34 (15.25%) Firewall
6 30 (13.45%) BGP
7 29 (13.00%) LAN
7 29 (13.00%) Wireless
8 25 (11.21%) OSPF
9 23 (10.31%) IPv6
9 23 (10.31%) TCP/IP
10 22 (9.87%) L2TP
10 22 (9.87%) Cisco IOS
10 22 (9.87%) IOS XR
11 21 (9.42%) VRRP
11 21 (9.42%) 3G
12 20 (8.97%) IPv4
12 20 (8.97%) BT 21CN
13 19 (8.52%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.45%) Data Mart
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Selenium
2 4 (1.79%) Trac
2 4 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.79%) JIRA
3 3 (1.35%) Bugzilla
3 3 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.35%) Redmine
4 2 (0.90%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.90%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.90%) JUnit
5 1 (0.45%) JMeter
5 1 (0.45%) Subversion
5 1 (0.45%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.45%) Maven
General
1 111 (49.78%) Telecoms
2 23 (10.31%) Finance
3 17 (7.62%) Billing
4 15 (6.73%) Marketing
5 7 (3.14%) Retail
6 4 (1.79%) Avionics
6 4 (1.79%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.79%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (13.00%) Analyst
2 24 (10.76%) IP Engineer
3 19 (8.52%) Implementation Engineer
3 19 (8.52%) Operations Engineer
4 18 (8.07%) Architect
5 17 (7.62%) Business Analyst
6 14 (6.28%) Network Engineer
7 13 (5.83%) Project Manager
7 13 (5.83%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.38%) Designer
8 12 (5.38%) Service Manager
9 11 (4.93%) Product Manager
9 11 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (4.48%) Service Transition Manager
10 10 (4.48%) Transition Manager
11 8 (3.59%) Administrator
12 7 (3.14%) Consultant
13 6 (2.69%) Telecoms Business Analyst
13 6 (2.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.24%) .NET
2 4 (1.79%) Middleware
2 4 (1.79%) XML
3 3 (1.35%) HTML
4 2 (0.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.90%) Flash
5 1 (0.45%) EJB
5 1 (0.45%) CGI
5 1 (0.45%) JSON
5 1 (0.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.38%) User Experience
2 12 (5.38%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.48%) DTV
4 7 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.69%) Clustering
6 5 (2.24%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.24%) Machine to Machine
7 4 (1.79%) iPad
7 4 (1.79%) iPhone
7 4 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.79%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.35%) GIS
8 3 (1.35%) IVR
8 3 (1.35%) Economics
8 3 (1.35%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.35%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.83%) Linux
2 33 (14.80%) UNIX
3 28 (12.56%) Windows
4 12 (5.38%) Windows XP
5 10 (4.48%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.59%) Solaris
8 7 (3.14%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.35%) Android
11 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.35%) ITIL
2 24 (10.76%) Service Delivery
3 23 (10.31%) Service Management
4 22 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (9.87%) Project Management
5 19 (8.52%) CRM
6 16 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (4.93%) PRINCE2
7 11 (4.93%) Migration
8 10 (4.48%) Matrix Management
9 8 (3.59%) Performance Management
9 8 (3.59%) Use Case
9 8 (3.59%) eTOM
9 8 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (3.59%) Change Management
10 7 (3.14%) Six Sigma
10 7 (3.14%) UML
10 7 (3.14%) ERP
10 7 (3.14%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.83%) SQL
2 10 (4.48%) Python
3 6 (2.69%) Java
4 5 (2.24%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.24%) Perl
5 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.79%) PHP
6 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.35%) Ruby
6 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.90%) C
8 1 (0.45%) AWK
8 1 (0.45%) C++
8 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (16.14%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (14.35%) CCNP
3 28 (12.56%) CCNA
4 20 (8.97%) CCIE
4 20 (8.97%) CCIP
5 19 (8.52%) JNCIA
5 19 (8.52%) JNCIP
6 17 (7.62%) Degree
7 13 (5.83%) Security Cleared
8 9 (4.04%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.24%) CCDP
10 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.79%) MCSE
11 3 (1.35%) PhD
11 3 (1.35%) Sun Certification
11 3 (1.35%) SCSA
12 2 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.90%) CCSE
12 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.17%) SLA
2 7 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.69%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.79%) DO-178B
4 4 (1.79%) DO-254
5 3 (1.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.69%) XenApp
3 4 (1.79%) XenDesktop
3 4 (1.79%) Firmware
4 3 (1.35%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.90%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.35%) OPNET
2 3 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.90%) SCCM
3 2 (0.90%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.45%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (25.56%) Cisco
2 35 (15.70%) BT
3 34 (15.25%) Juniper
4 31 (13.90%) Microsoft
5 16 (7.17%) Citrix
6 14 (6.28%) Oracle
7 10 (4.48%) VMware
8 9 (4.04%) Remedy
8 9 (4.04%) F5
9 8 (3.59%) HP
10 6 (2.69%) Adobe
11 5 (2.24%) EMC
11 5 (2.24%) BMC
12 4 (1.79%) LANDesk
12 4 (1.79%) Avaya
12 4 (1.79%) Sun
13 3 (1.35%) IBM
13 3 (1.35%) webMethods
13 3 (1.35%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.35%) Veritas
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