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 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 395 396 390
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Broadband 20 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 1.19% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 20
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£425 £308 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% +1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £232 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.25 - £24.50
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3003 3115 3049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.01% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 1928 1970
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.00
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 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 28 August 2015.

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 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
City of London -7 4 £375 +31.00% 1
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 27 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 17 (24.64%) MPLS
3 15 (21.74%) User Experience
4 13 (18.84%) BGP
5 11 (15.94%) SQL
5 11 (15.94%) IPv6
6 10 (14.49%) Internet
6 10 (14.49%) IPv4
6 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
7 9 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 9 (13.04%) Cisco
7 9 (13.04%) PPP
7 9 (13.04%) VPN
7 9 (13.04%) Linux
7 9 (13.04%) L2TP
8 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (11.59%) Windows
9 7 (10.14%) Python
9 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.14%) LAN
9 7 (10.14%) WAN
9 7 (10.14%) Finance
9 7 (10.14%) Firewall
9 7 (10.14%) Degree
9 7 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (10.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (8.70%) Change Control
10 6 (8.70%) Analytics
10 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
10 6 (8.70%) Economics

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (1.45%) IIS
1 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.45%) CMS
1 1 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Office
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.64%) MPLS
2 13 (18.84%) BGP
3 11 (15.94%) IPv6
4 10 (14.49%) Internet
4 10 (14.49%) IPv4
5 9 (13.04%) PPP
5 9 (13.04%) VPN
5 9 (13.04%) L2TP
6 7 (10.14%) Firewall
6 7 (10.14%) LAN
6 7 (10.14%) WAN
6 7 (10.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (8.70%) Network Security
8 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.80%) ATM
9 4 (5.80%) Extranet
9 4 (5.80%) Intranet
9 4 (5.80%) iSCSI
9 4 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (5.80%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Selenium
2 2 (2.90%) JUnit
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) JMeter
3 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.45%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.45%) Redmine
3 1 (1.45%) Trac
General
1 27 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Billing
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.59%) Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Test Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Data Scientist
5 5 (7.25%) Developer
5 5 (7.25%) PHP Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (2.90%) Tester
7 2 (2.90%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Product Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Commercial Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Test Specialist
7 2 (2.90%) Installation Technician
7 2 (2.90%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (2.90%) XML
2 2 (2.90%) HTML
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) User Experience
2 10 (14.49%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.70%) Economics
3 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.70%) Visualisation
4 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.90%) Handset
6 1 (1.45%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.45%) STB
6 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.45%) MPEG
6 1 (1.45%) PMI
6 1 (1.45%) DTV
6 1 (1.45%) GIS
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) CMDB
6 1 (1.45%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Linux
2 8 (11.59%) Windows
3 4 (5.80%) UNIX
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.04%) Data Analysis
2 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (8.70%) Analytics
4 6 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (8.70%) Change Control
4 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.70%) Network Planning
5 5 (7.25%) Network Design
5 5 (7.25%) Web Development
5 5 (7.25%) Use Case
6 4 (5.80%) UML
6 4 (5.80%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (4.35%) Migration
7 3 (4.35%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.35%) System Testing
7 3 (4.35%) BPMN
8 2 (2.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) SQL
2 7 (10.14%) Python
3 6 (8.70%) PHP
4 3 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.45%) Perl
6 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
6 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) PhD
3 5 (7.25%) CCNP
3 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) CCDP
4 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.45%) PMP
6 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Firmware
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) OPNET
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Cisco
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) Juniper
3 5 (7.25%) VMware
4 3 (4.35%) F5
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle
5 2 (2.90%) BT
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) Lotus
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.45%) Mitel