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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 508 475 463
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -12
Contract jobs citing Broadband 81 102 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 1.36% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 55 40
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£358 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.56% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 - £14.50
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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
7469 7473 6574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.05% 14.85% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4319 4117 3641
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 409 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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 -22 35 £358 +14.56% 9
London +1 20 £425 +38.21% 18
South West -4 7 £323 - 1
East of England -5 6 £275 +66.66%
North West -26 6 £330 +10.00% 4
East Midlands - 4 £403 -
Yorkshire - 3 £400 - 1
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Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (39.89%) Telecoms
2 46 (25.84%) Internet
3 41 (23.03%) Cisco
4 35 (19.66%) Firewall
5 32 (17.98%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (17.98%) Linux
6 31 (17.42%) MPLS
6 31 (17.42%) BGP
7 28 (15.73%) CCNP
8 27 (15.17%) WAN
9 23 (12.92%) Microsoft
9 23 (12.92%) Service Management
10 22 (12.36%) VPN
11 21 (11.80%) Ethernet
11 21 (11.80%) LAN
11 21 (11.80%) UNIX
11 21 (11.80%) CCNA
11 21 (11.80%) TCP/IP
11 21 (11.80%) PPP
11 21 (11.80%) DTV
11 21 (11.80%) Data Centre
12 20 (11.24%) SQL
13 19 (10.67%) Windows
13 19 (10.67%) ITIL
14 18 (10.11%) Wireless
14 18 (10.11%) Degree
15 17 (9.55%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (9.55%) L2TP
16 16 (8.99%) User Experience
17 15 (8.43%) Analytical Skills

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (1.69%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.69%) SAS
2 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.56%) CMS
2 1 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.56%) IIS
2 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (8.43%) MS Office
2 11 (6.18%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (25.84%) Internet
2 35 (19.66%) Firewall
3 31 (17.42%) BGP
3 31 (17.42%) MPLS
4 27 (15.17%) WAN
5 22 (12.36%) VPN
6 21 (11.80%) PPP
6 21 (11.80%) TCP/IP
6 21 (11.80%) Ethernet
6 21 (11.80%) LAN
7 18 (10.11%) Wireless
8 17 (9.55%) L2TP
8 17 (9.55%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (8.43%) DHCP
9 15 (8.43%) IPv6
10 14 (7.87%) IPv4
11 13 (7.30%) DNS
11 13 (7.30%) OSPF
12 12 (6.74%) 3G
12 12 (6.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.81%) MySQL
2 4 (2.25%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (2.81%) Selenium
3 4 (2.25%) Trac
3 4 (2.25%) JUnit
3 4 (2.25%) JIRA
4 3 (1.69%) Bugzilla
4 3 (1.69%) Redmine
4 3 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.56%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.56%) JMeter
General
1 71 (39.89%) Telecoms
2 14 (7.87%) Finance
3 9 (5.06%) Marketing
4 5 (2.81%) Banking
4 5 (2.81%) Billing
5 4 (2.25%) Retail
5 4 (2.25%) Legal
6 3 (1.69%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.12%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.12%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (20.22%) Network Engineer
2 18 (10.11%) Analyst
3 16 (8.99%) Service Manager
4 15 (8.43%) Transition Manager
4 15 (8.43%) Service Transition Manager
5 12 (6.74%) Support Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.18%) Test Engineer
7 10 (5.62%) Product Manager
8 8 (4.49%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.49%) Architect
9 6 (3.37%) Developer
9 6 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.37%) Administrator
9 6 (3.37%) IP Engineer
9 6 (3.37%) Data Scientist
10 5 (2.81%) PHP Developer
11 4 (2.25%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (2.25%) Service Analyst
11 4 (2.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.37%) Middleware
2 5 (2.81%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.81%) HTML
2 5 (2.81%) CSS
3 4 (2.25%) .NET
4 2 (1.12%) XML
5 1 (0.56%) CGI
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.80%) DTV
1 21 (11.80%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.99%) User Experience
3 15 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.06%) Clustering
5 7 (3.93%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.37%) Visualisation
6 6 (3.37%) Economics
7 5 (2.81%) IPTV
8 4 (2.25%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.25%) iPhone
8 4 (2.25%) STB
8 4 (2.25%) iPad
9 3 (1.69%) LPAR
9 3 (1.69%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.69%) MPEG
9 3 (1.69%) HACMP
10 2 (1.12%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.98%) Linux
2 21 (11.80%) UNIX
3 19 (10.67%) Windows
4 10 (5.62%) Solaris
5 6 (3.37%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.37%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.81%) AIX
7 4 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.69%) VMS
9 2 (1.12%) Android
9 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.56%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.92%) Service Management
2 19 (10.67%) ITIL
3 15 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (7.30%) Service Delivery
5 12 (6.74%) Six Sigma
5 12 (6.74%) Lean Six Sigma
6 11 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (5.62%) Data Analysis
7 10 (5.62%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (5.06%) Migration
9 8 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (3.93%) Project Management
10 7 (3.93%) Network Design
10 7 (3.93%) Use Case
10 7 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (3.93%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (3.37%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (3.37%) Change Control
11 6 (3.37%) Analytics
11 6 (3.37%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.24%) SQL
2 10 (5.62%) Python
3 8 (4.49%) PHP
4 7 (3.93%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.93%) Perl
5 4 (2.25%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.69%) AWK
6 3 (1.69%) Ruby
6 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.69%) sed
6 3 (1.69%) Java
6 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.56%) C
7 1 (0.56%) C#
7 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (17.98%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (15.73%) CCNP
3 21 (11.80%) CCNA
4 18 (10.11%) Degree
5 7 (3.93%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.37%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.37%) SCSA
6 6 (3.37%) CCDP
6 6 (3.37%) PhD
6 6 (3.37%) Sun Certification
7 5 (2.81%) CCIE
8 3 (1.69%) CCIP
8 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.69%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.12%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.12%) CCSE
9 2 (1.12%) CCSA
9 2 (1.12%) CISSP
10 1 (0.56%) CCSP
10 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.74%) ISO 9001
1 12 (6.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.37%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.81%) Firmware
2 5 (2.81%) XenApp
2 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.25%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.69%) Veritas File System
4 3 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (1.69%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.12%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.12%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) OPNET
2 5 (2.81%) OpenView
2 5 (2.81%) Cacti
3 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.12%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.56%) SCCM
4 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (23.03%) Cisco
2 23 (12.92%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.74%) HP
3 12 (6.74%) Juniper
4 11 (6.18%) Oracle
5 10 (5.62%) BT
6 9 (5.06%) VMware
6 9 (5.06%) F5
6 9 (5.06%) Citrix
6 9 (5.06%) Veritas
7 8 (4.49%) Huawei
8 6 (3.37%) Sun
9 4 (2.25%) IBM
9 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.25%) Informatica
10 3 (1.69%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.69%) Symantec
10 3 (1.69%) EMC
11 2 (1.12%) Nortel
11 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
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