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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 445 454 338
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -116
Contract jobs citing Broadband 111 76 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.17% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 1.26% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 45 85
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£350 £296 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.24% -21.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £138 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.71% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 14
Average hourly rate £53.75 £13.75 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+290.90% +20.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £12.20 £7.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £33.00 £18.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.75 £14.75 £11.38
% change year-on-year
+264.40% +29.67%
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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
6788 6019 6537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.53% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3869 3256 3192
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 371 607
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.37 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +14 54 £338 -3.01% 14
London -1 27 £365 +26.95% 14
North West +6 14 - - 2
East of England -9 5 £350 -17.64% 2
South West -22 4 - - 5
West Midlands -5 3 £153 -4.68% 2
East Midlands - 3 £175 -
Yorkshire +1 1 £450 -
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Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 124 (52.10%) Telecoms
2 58 (24.37%) Internet
3 53 (22.27%) 3G
4 51 (21.43%) Cisco
5 47 (19.75%) Windows
6 44 (18.49%) ITIL
6 44 (18.49%) Microsoft
7 42 (17.65%) Project Management
8 40 (16.81%) Firewall
9 37 (15.55%) Linux
10 34 (14.29%) VPN
11 32 (13.45%) SLA
11 32 (13.45%) Billing
11 32 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (13.03%) Degree
12 31 (13.03%) UNIX
12 31 (13.03%) MPLS
13 30 (12.61%) WAN
14 28 (11.76%) Active Directory
14 28 (11.76%) BGP
15 27 (11.34%) ADSL
15 27 (11.34%) LAN
16 26 (10.92%) MS Office
16 26 (10.92%) Wireless
16 26 (10.92%) Finance
17 24 (10.08%) TCP/IP
17 24 (10.08%) Windows 7
18 23 (9.66%) MS Excel
18 23 (9.66%) Windows XP
19 22 (9.24%) Service Management

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 19 (7.98%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (3.36%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.94%) IIS
5 6 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.52%) Lync
6 4 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.26%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.84%) Apache
8 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.42%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 26 (10.92%) MS Office
2 23 (9.66%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.10%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.26%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.26%) MS Project
5 3 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.84%) InDesign
7 1 (0.42%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.68%) SaaS
1 4 (1.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (24.37%) Internet
2 53 (22.27%) 3G
3 40 (16.81%) Firewall
4 34 (14.29%) VPN
5 31 (13.03%) MPLS
6 30 (12.61%) WAN
7 28 (11.76%) BGP
8 27 (11.34%) ADSL
8 27 (11.34%) LAN
9 26 (10.92%) Wireless
10 24 (10.08%) TCP/IP
11 22 (9.24%) LTE
11 22 (9.24%) 4G
12 21 (8.82%) Ethernet
13 20 (8.40%) OSPF
14 18 (7.56%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (6.72%) L2TP
17 14 (5.88%) VRRP
17 14 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.68%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.68%) RDBMS
1 4 (1.68%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.26%) DB2
2 3 (1.26%) Crystal Enterprise
3 1 (0.42%) MySQL
3 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.42%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (4.20%) Selenium
2 4 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.26%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.84%) Subversion
4 2 (0.84%) Maven
5 1 (0.42%) JIRA
5 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.42%) MSI
5 1 (0.42%) JMeter
5 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.42%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.42%) Redmine
5 1 (0.42%) Trac
General
1 124 (52.10%) Telecoms
2 32 (13.45%) Billing
3 26 (10.92%) Finance
4 12 (5.04%) Marketing
5 6 (2.52%) Retail
6 5 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.68%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.68%) Legal
7 4 (1.68%) Avionics
8 3 (1.26%) Local Government
9 2 (0.84%) Advertising
9 2 (0.84%) Back Office
10 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (14.71%) Architect
2 25 (10.50%) Analyst
3 23 (9.66%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (9.24%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 17 (7.14%) IP Engineer
6 15 (6.30%) Support Engineer
7 14 (5.88%) Designer
8 13 (5.46%) Operations Engineer
9 12 (5.04%) Implementation Engineer
10 11 (4.62%) Service Manager
10 11 (4.62%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.20%) Desktop Support
11 10 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (4.20%) Transition Manager
11 10 (4.20%) Service Transition Manager
12 9 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (3.78%) Test Engineer
13 8 (3.36%) Administrator
14 7 (2.94%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.94%) .NET
2 5 (2.10%) XML
3 3 (1.26%) ODBC
3 3 (1.26%) HTML
4 2 (0.84%) Flash
4 2 (0.84%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.42%) JSON
5 1 (0.42%) ATL
5 1 (0.42%) EJB
5 1 (0.42%) Middleware
5 1 (0.42%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.24%) Blackberry
3 20 (8.40%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.46%) Clustering
4 13 (5.46%) DTV
5 9 (3.78%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.52%) STB
6 6 (2.52%) Video on Demand
6 6 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (2.52%) Machine to Machine
7 5 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.10%) iPhone
8 2 (0.84%) iPad
8 2 (0.84%) IVR
8 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.84%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.84%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (0.84%) User Experience
8 2 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.75%) Windows
2 37 (15.55%) Linux
3 31 (13.03%) UNIX
4 24 (10.08%) Windows 7
5 23 (9.66%) Windows XP
6 15 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (5.04%) Windows 2000
9 11 (4.62%) Solaris
10 9 (3.78%) Windows NT
10 9 (3.78%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.26%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.26%) AIX
14 2 (0.84%) NetWare
14 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.42%) CentOS
15 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.49%) ITIL
2 42 (17.65%) Project Management
3 22 (9.24%) Service Management
4 20 (8.40%) CRM
5 15 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (5.46%) Change Management
7 12 (5.04%) PRINCE2
7 12 (5.04%) Service Delivery
7 12 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (4.62%) Migration
9 10 (4.20%) Security Management
9 10 (4.20%) eTOM
9 10 (4.20%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.20%) Test Automation
10 9 (3.78%) Performance Management
11 8 (3.36%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.36%) Validation
11 8 (3.36%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.36%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.94%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.72%) Python
2 10 (4.20%) Perl
3 8 (3.36%) Bash Shell
4 7 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.52%) PHP
5 6 (2.52%) Java
5 6 (2.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.10%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.10%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.10%) Ruby
7 3 (1.26%) SQL
8 1 (0.42%) Tcl
8 1 (0.42%) C
8 1 (0.42%) C++
8 1 (0.42%) AWK
8 1 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (13.03%) Degree
2 21 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 20 (8.40%) CCNA
4 18 (7.56%) CCNP
5 17 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.46%) JNCIA
6 13 (5.46%) CCIP
6 13 (5.46%) CCIE
7 12 (5.04%) JNCIP
8 10 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (3.78%) MCSE
10 1 (0.42%) MCP
10 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.42%) PMP
10 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.42%) MCDST
10 1 (0.42%) MCITP
10 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.45%) SLA
2 7 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.68%) DO-178B
3 4 (1.68%) DO-254
4 3 (1.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.52%) Firmware
3 6 (2.52%) ISA Server
3 6 (2.52%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.10%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.68%) XenApp
5 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.26%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.84%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (4.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (2.10%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.10%) SCOM
3 4 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.68%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.68%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.26%) WSUS
4 3 (1.26%) SCCM
4 3 (1.26%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (1.26%) OpenView
4 3 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.84%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 51 (21.43%) Cisco
2 44 (18.49%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.24%) BT
4 19 (7.98%) Juniper
5 18 (7.56%) HP
6 15 (6.30%) Oracle
6 15 (6.30%) VMware
7 12 (5.04%) Citrix
8 10 (4.20%) Remedy
8 10 (4.20%) BMC
8 10 (4.20%) F5
9 9 (3.78%) EMC
9 9 (3.78%) IBM
10 7 (2.94%) Avaya
11 6 (2.52%) Symantec
12 5 (2.10%) Intel
13 3 (1.26%) Ericsson
13 3 (1.26%) Sybase
13 3 (1.26%) Business Objects
13 3 (1.26%) Cognos
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