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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 387 402 349
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -53
Contract jobs citing Broadband 38 28 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.90% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 38
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£350 £308 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -16.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £152 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £462 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.71
% change year-on-year
- +14.08%
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
3185 3098 3646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.01% 12.31% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2035 2025 2190
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 88 179
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +31 13 £288 -2.12% 2
Hammersmith - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 24 (41.38%) Telecoms
3 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
4 19 (32.76%) Windows
5 14 (24.14%) Project Management
6 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
6 12 (20.69%) LAN
6 12 (20.69%) MS Office
7 11 (18.97%) Firewall
7 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
8 10 (17.24%) WAN
8 10 (17.24%) VPN
9 9 (15.52%) Intranet
9 9 (15.52%) Internet
9 9 (15.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
10 8 (13.79%) Network Architecture
10 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (13.79%) DHCP
10 8 (13.79%) ITIL
10 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
11 7 (12.07%) PBX
11 7 (12.07%) DNS
11 7 (12.07%) Cisco
11 7 (12.07%) MPLS
11 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (12.07%) Network Security
11 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Office
1 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
1 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) LAN
2 11 (18.97%) Firewall
3 10 (17.24%) WAN
3 10 (17.24%) VPN
4 9 (15.52%) Intranet
4 9 (15.52%) Internet
5 8 (13.79%) DHCP
5 8 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (12.07%) MPLS
6 7 (12.07%) Network Security
6 7 (12.07%) PBX
6 7 (12.07%) DNS
7 6 (10.34%) 3G
7 6 (10.34%) Wireless
8 5 (8.62%) IPsec
8 5 (8.62%) DWDM
8 5 (8.62%) SSL
8 5 (8.62%) ADSL
9 4 (6.90%) BGP
10 3 (5.17%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Subversion
2 1 (1.72%) Selenium
2 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) JUnit
2 1 (1.72%) PVCS
2 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
General
1 24 (41.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Local Government
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
4 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Advertising
6 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (15.52%) Systems Manager
2 8 (13.79%) Network Specialist
3 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (10.34%) Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Network Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) Support Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Applications Support Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) HTML
1 1 (1.72%) ATL
1 1 (1.72%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.45%) STB
5 2 (3.45%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (3.45%) iPhone
5 2 (3.45%) iPad
6 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.72%) Open Source
6 1 (1.72%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.72%) User Experience
6 1 (1.72%) IPTV
6 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.72%) GIS
6 1 (1.72%) Firmware
6 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
3 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.34%) UNIX
5 5 (8.62%) Linux
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 2000
6 4 (6.90%) Windows NT
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Vista
7 3 (5.17%) Solaris
8 2 (3.45%) Android
9 1 (1.72%) NetWare
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Project Management
2 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (13.79%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.79%) Network Architecture
3 6 (10.34%) Software Testing
3 6 (10.34%) Workflow
3 6 (10.34%) Validation
3 6 (10.34%) Service Management
3 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
5 4 (6.90%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.45%) ERP
7 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) Tcl
5 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) MCP
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (8.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Cisco
3 6 (10.34%) Citrix
4 3 (5.17%) Juniper
4 3 (5.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (1.72%) Sophos
6 1 (1.72%) Draytek
6 1 (1.72%) Becrypt
6 1 (1.72%) Novell
6 1 (1.72%) Lotus
6 1 (1.72%) Sage
6 1 (1.72%) Reuters
6 1 (1.72%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe
6 1 (1.72%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.72%) HP
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