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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 558 546 500
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -46
Contract jobs citing Broadband 66 77 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 1.06% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 57
Median daily rate £375 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 1
Median hourly rate £11.72 £14.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.75% -1.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.72 £12.99 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.75% -10.43%
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
7591 7288 7913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.33% 13.84% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4672 4253 4449
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 491 449
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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
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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
South East -2 23 £336 +3.23% 8
London +14 16 £470 +27.02% 9
North West +18 7 £463 +42.30% 7
Yorkshire +19 5 £128 - 13
West Midlands - 5 £300 -
South West +12 4 £413 +26.92% 2
East of England +2 4 £213 -46.87% 1
East Midlands -11 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - -
Broadband
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Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 75 (52.08%) Telecoms
2 49 (34.03%) Cisco
3 37 (25.69%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (23.61%) ITIL
5 33 (22.92%) VPN
6 31 (21.53%) Firewall
6 31 (21.53%) Network Design
7 30 (20.83%) WAN
8 27 (18.75%) Network Security
9 26 (18.06%) TCP/IP
10 24 (16.67%) ISDN
11 21 (14.58%) Security Cleared
11 21 (14.58%) Network Monitoring
12 20 (13.89%) Network Management
12 20 (13.89%) Internet
12 20 (13.89%) MPLS
13 18 (12.50%) Wireless
13 18 (12.50%) Migration
14 17 (11.81%) DV Cleared
15 16 (11.11%) Driving Licence
15 16 (11.11%) Service Management
15 16 (11.11%) Ethernet
15 16 (11.11%) CCNA
16 14 (9.72%) Windows
17 13 (9.03%) Microsoft
17 13 (9.03%) CCNP
18 12 (8.33%) ADSL
18 12 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
18 12 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (8.33%) Cisco ASA

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 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (2.08%) IIS
2 3 (2.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.69%) CMS
3 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 1 (0.69%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.86%) MS Office
3 3 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.69%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.92%) VPN
2 31 (21.53%) Firewall
3 30 (20.83%) WAN
4 27 (18.75%) Network Security
5 26 (18.06%) TCP/IP
6 24 (16.67%) ISDN
7 20 (13.89%) Internet
7 20 (13.89%) MPLS
8 18 (12.50%) Wireless
9 16 (11.11%) Ethernet
10 12 (8.33%) ADSL
10 12 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (6.94%) VoIP
11 10 (6.94%) xDSL
12 9 (6.25%) BGP
13 8 (5.56%) LAN
13 8 (5.56%) PSTN
14 6 (4.17%) 3G
14 6 (4.17%) DOCSIS
14 6 (4.17%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.69%) MySQL
3 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 75 (52.08%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.94%) Marketing
3 9 (6.25%) Finance
4 7 (4.86%) Retail
5 5 (3.47%) Billing
6 3 (2.08%) Back Office
6 3 (2.08%) Electronics
6 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.08%) Military
7 2 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (20.14%) Analyst
2 24 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 12 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 9 (6.25%) Network Support
5 8 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.86%) IP Engineer
6 7 (4.86%) Service Manager
6 7 (4.86%) Service Transition Manager
6 7 (4.86%) Telecoms Manager
6 7 (4.86%) Transition Manager
7 6 (4.17%) Security Engineer
7 6 (4.17%) Service Analyst
7 6 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.47%) Broadband Product Manager
8 5 (3.47%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Cisco Support
8 5 (3.47%) IP Security Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Product Manager
9 4 (2.78%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) HTML
2 4 (2.78%) CSS
2 4 (2.78%) XML
3 2 (1.39%) REST
4 1 (0.69%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.69%) PostGIS
4 1 (0.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 8 (5.56%) Digital TV
3 7 (4.86%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.08%) User Experience
6 2 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.39%) FMCG
6 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.39%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.39%) Statistics
6 2 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.39%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.69%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.69%) Handset
7 1 (0.69%) IPTV
7 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.69%) STB
7 1 (0.69%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.72%) Windows
2 10 (6.94%) Linux
3 9 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.39%) Unix
6 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.61%) ITIL
2 31 (21.53%) Network Design
3 21 (14.58%) Network Monitoring
4 20 (13.89%) Network Management
5 18 (12.50%) Migration
6 16 (11.11%) Service Management
7 12 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.56%) Project Management
9 7 (4.86%) Lean Six Sigma
9 7 (4.86%) PRINCE
9 7 (4.86%) Six Sigma
10 6 (4.17%) Change Management
10 6 (4.17%) CRM
10 6 (4.17%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.17%) Scrum
11 5 (3.47%) Capacity Management
11 5 (3.47%) DDoS Mitigation
11 5 (3.47%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 5 (3.47%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.47%) Python
2 3 (2.08%) C
2 3 (2.08%) Java
2 3 (2.08%) SQL
3 2 (1.39%) C++
3 2 (1.39%) Perl
3 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.69%) Go
4 1 (0.69%) Ruby
4 1 (0.69%) Rust
4 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (25.69%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (14.58%) Security Cleared
3 17 (11.81%) DV Cleared
4 16 (11.11%) CCNA
5 13 (9.03%) CCNP
6 7 (4.86%) CCIE
7 5 (3.47%) CCSA
7 5 (3.47%) CCSE
8 4 (2.78%) Degree
9 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.39%) ACCA
10 2 (1.39%) CIMA
10 2 (1.39%) CISSP
10 2 (1.39%) MCP
11 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.69%) MCITP
11 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.25%) SLA
2 7 (4.86%) ISO 9001
2 7 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.47%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.08%) UAG
2 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.69%) Docker
4 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.39%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.39%) Puppet
3 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.69%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.69%) Ansible
3 1 (0.69%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (34.03%) Cisco
2 13 (9.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 8 (5.56%) F5
3 8 (5.56%) Juniper
4 5 (3.47%) Blue Coat
4 5 (3.47%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (2.78%) Avaya
5 4 (2.78%) Fortinet
5 4 (2.78%) VMware
6 3 (2.08%) BT
6 3 (2.08%) HP
6 3 (2.08%) Huawei
6 3 (2.08%) Kaspersky
6 3 (2.08%) Nokia
6 3 (2.08%) Nortel
6 3 (2.08%) Ruckus Wireless
6 3 (2.08%) SAP
7 2 (1.39%) Meraki
7 2 (1.39%) Vyatta
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