The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 380 383 379
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Broadband 28 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 1.13% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 18
Average daily rate £204 £365 £292
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.17% +25.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £515 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +205.08%
Broadband
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2692 2829 2735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 13.34% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1741 1841 1745
Average daily rate £423 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 80 74
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% +16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in London

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in London

Broadband
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Broadband across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Broadband Daily Rate Histogram in London

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in London

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +27 3 £400 +8.10% 4
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (44.19%) Telecoms
2 14 (32.56%) Windows
3 12 (27.91%) Project Management
4 11 (25.58%) VPN
4 11 (25.58%) Windows 7
5 10 (23.26%) MS Office
5 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
6 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (13.95%) 3G
8 6 (13.95%) Degree
8 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.63%) Driving Licence
9 5 (11.63%) Network Design
9 5 (11.63%) Finance
9 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
9 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco
10 4 (9.30%) PBX
10 4 (9.30%) SQL
10 4 (9.30%) Migration
10 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
10 4 (9.30%) Office 365
10 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
11 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery
11 3 (6.98%) IOS XR

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Office
2 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) VPN
2 6 (13.95%) 3G
2 6 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (9.30%) PBX
4 3 (6.98%) BGP
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (6.98%) IOS XR
4 3 (6.98%) IPv4
4 3 (6.98%) MPLS
4 3 (6.98%) Network Security
5 2 (4.65%) 2G
5 2 (4.65%) 4G
5 2 (4.65%) ADSL
5 2 (4.65%) Firewall
5 2 (4.65%) Internet
5 2 (4.65%) IPv6
6 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.33%) LAN
6 1 (2.33%) SMS
6 1 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JUnit
1 2 (4.65%) Selenium
General
1 19 (44.19%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Billing
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 6 (13.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Field Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Field Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Field Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Test Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Assistant
6 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
1 3 (6.98%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Driving Licence
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) DTV
4 1 (2.33%) Economics
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (2.33%) STB
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.33%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.98%) Unix
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Project Management
2 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) Network Design
5 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) B2B
6 3 (6.98%) Fault Management
6 3 (6.98%) Records Management
6 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) SDLC
6 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Defect Management
7 2 (4.65%) Fault Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) System Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.65%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.33%) PhD
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) BT
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) iManage
4 1 (2.33%) Juniper
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
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