The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Essex region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 50 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Broadband 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.01% 0.86% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.95% 4.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£165 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.80 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- -27.42%
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
84 98 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.94% 21.17% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 36 47
Average daily rate £300 £413 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £29.66 £29.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
Broadband
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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 23 July 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) FTP
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
1 7 (87.50%) Firmware
1 7 (87.50%) Telnet
1 7 (87.50%) JUnit
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) Wireless
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
1 7 (87.50%) Use Case
1 7 (87.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (87.50%) NAS
2 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Redmine
2 6 (75.00%) Trac
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (75.00%) Bugzilla
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) FTP
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
1 7 (87.50%) Telnet
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) Wireless
1 7 (87.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
1 7 (87.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (87.50%) JUnit
2 6 (75.00%) Bugzilla
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Redmine
2 6 (75.00%) Trac
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Test Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
1 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (75.00%) Ruby
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) BT