The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 108 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Broadband 9 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.45% 0.51% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 2.54% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 17
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£361 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £275 £383
% change year-on-year
+31.27% -28.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £10.69
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +101.12%
Broadband
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
332 393 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.48% 20.06% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 196 174
Average daily rate £390 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £466 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 66
Average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.13 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Hook -3 9 £361 +0.27%
Broadband
South East

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 13 (59.09%) Internet
3 11 (50.00%) DTV
3 11 (50.00%) ITIL
4 10 (45.45%) Service Management
5 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (31.82%) Lean Six Sigma
5 7 (31.82%) WAN
5 7 (31.82%) ISO 9001
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco
5 7 (31.82%) LAN
5 7 (31.82%) Six Sigma
5 7 (31.82%) MPLS
6 5 (22.73%) WLAN
6 5 (22.73%) Wireless
7 4 (18.18%) Avaya
8 2 (9.09%) Juniper
8 2 (9.09%) Intranet
8 2 (9.09%) Extranet
8 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
8 2 (9.09%) 3G
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (9.09%) VPN
8 2 (9.09%) SLA
8 2 (9.09%) Windows
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 2 (9.09%) ATM
8 2 (9.09%) Frame Relay
8 2 (9.09%) Firewall
8 2 (9.09%) Security Management

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Internet
2 7 (31.82%) WAN
2 7 (31.82%) LAN
2 7 (31.82%) MPLS
3 5 (22.73%) WLAN
3 5 (22.73%) Wireless
4 2 (9.09%) Intranet
4 2 (9.09%) Extranet
4 2 (9.09%) 3G
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) ATM
4 2 (9.09%) Frame Relay
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) VLAN
4 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
General
1 15 (68.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 11 (50.00%) Transition Manager
1 11 (50.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) DTV
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Service Management
3 7 (31.82%) Lean Six Sigma
3 7 (31.82%) Six Sigma
4 2 (9.09%) Security Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CCIE
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (31.82%) ISO 9001
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Avaya
3 2 (9.09%) Juniper
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Mercator