The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 146 154 141
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Broadband 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.14% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 1.13% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £375 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.87% +3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.72 £14.75 -
% change year-on-year
-20.54% -
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
520 531 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.11% 12.47% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 290 246
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £226 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 51 51
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -22.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 3 - - 3
Cheshire +8 1 £375 -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Broadband also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) RUP
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Competitor Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) User Stories
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAP
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Migration

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Business Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Web Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Web Applications Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Web Applications Business Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Web Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Competitor Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) RUP
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) User Stories
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Avaya Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Avaya
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) BT
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Panasonic
2 1 (12.50%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) ZyXEL