The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank - 45 53
Contract jobs citing Broadband 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.42% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.53% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £165 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £9.80
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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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
126 93 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.66% 18.90% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 61 37
Average daily rate £388 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 17
Average hourly rate £33.25 £16.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.81% -29.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £13.50 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £29.55 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Broadband across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Broadband across the Essex region.

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Broadband across the Essex region.

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Trac
2 2 (66.67%) Redmine
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (66.67%) Telnet
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) HTML

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Telnet
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) 802.11
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Trac
2 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Redmine
3 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CGI
2 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) C
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware