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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 375 384 365
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing Broadband 36 22 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.096% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 0.78% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £263 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £173 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £438 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.22 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £10.40
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
3045 2810 2908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.32% 12.26% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1960 1785 1803
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 86 123
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £15.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -3 7 £375 +87.50% 2
Hounslow - 1 - -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 34 (42.50%) Telecoms
2 17 (21.25%) User Experience
3 16 (20.00%) MPLS
4 12 (15.00%) BGP
5 11 (13.75%) Internet
5 11 (13.75%) Service Delivery
5 11 (13.75%) SQL
6 10 (12.50%) IPv6
6 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (11.25%) L2TP
7 9 (11.25%) Finance
7 9 (11.25%) IPv4
7 9 (11.25%) LAN
7 9 (11.25%) WAN
7 9 (11.25%) PPP
7 9 (11.25%) Windows
8 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (10.00%) VPN
8 8 (10.00%) Cisco
8 8 (10.00%) Firewall
8 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (8.75%) Degree
9 7 (8.75%) Use Case
9 7 (8.75%) Network Planning
9 7 (8.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (8.75%) Migration
9 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
10 6 (7.50%) Linux

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.25%) Lync
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Office
2 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.00%) MPLS
2 12 (15.00%) BGP
3 11 (13.75%) Internet
4 10 (12.50%) IPv6
5 9 (11.25%) IPv4
5 9 (11.25%) PPP
5 9 (11.25%) LAN
5 9 (11.25%) WAN
5 9 (11.25%) L2TP
6 8 (10.00%) Firewall
6 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (10.00%) VPN
7 7 (8.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (7.50%) Network Security
9 5 (6.25%) DSL
10 4 (5.00%) Extranet
10 4 (5.00%) iSCSI
10 4 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (5.00%) Frame Relay
10 4 (5.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Selenium
1 2 (2.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.25%) Redmine
2 1 (1.25%) Trac
2 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.25%) JUnit
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.25%) JMeter
2 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 34 (42.50%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.25%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Billing
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Analyst
3 10 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Test Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Data Scientist
7 4 (5.00%) Designer
8 3 (3.75%) UX Designer
8 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Financial Business Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Product Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Network Planner
9 2 (2.50%) IP Network Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Telecoms Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Help Desk Support
9 2 (2.50%) Consultant
9 2 (2.50%) Commercial Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) XML
3 1 (1.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) User Experience
2 10 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.25%) Economics
4 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.75%) GIS
6 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.50%) Handset
6 2 (2.50%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.50%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.50%) Statistics
7 1 (1.25%) CMDB
7 1 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.25%) Interactive TV
7 1 (1.25%) IPTV
7 1 (1.25%) MPEG
7 1 (1.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.75%) UNIX
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) Solaris
4 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.75%) Service Delivery
2 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.75%) Network Planning
3 7 (8.75%) Use Case
3 7 (8.75%) Migration
3 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (7.50%) UML
4 6 (7.50%) ERP
4 6 (7.50%) Change Control
4 6 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.25%) Analytics
5 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 5 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 5 (6.25%) Network Design
5 5 (6.25%) Project Management
6 4 (5.00%) Workflow
6 4 (5.00%) CRM
6 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.00%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) Python
3 3 (3.75%) PHP
4 2 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.25%) Perl
5 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.25%) Ruby
5 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.75%) Degree
3 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) PhD
3 5 (6.25%) CCNP
3 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.00%) CCDP
5 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) PMP
7 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.25%) CCNA
7 1 (1.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Firmware
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) OPNET
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Cisco
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.25%) Juniper
3 5 (6.25%) VMware
4 3 (3.75%) F5
5 2 (2.50%) BT
5 2 (2.50%) Mapinfo
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle
5 2 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (1.25%) EMC
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.25%) Lotus
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.25%) Mitel