The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank - 90 -
Contract jobs citing Broadband 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.42% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £361 £320
% change year-on-year
-15.16% +12.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £17.11 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+160.08% -20.41%
Broadband
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 235 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.91% 14.17% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 113 55
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £206 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.47 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Broadband
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) LLU
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (50.00%) Escalation Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) LLU
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Escalation Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft