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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Broadband
England / North West
Rank 130 149 130
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Contract jobs citing Broadband 2 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.10% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.70% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £308 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £344
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.89 £16.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-27.95% -70.00%

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
409 574 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.45% 14.92% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 314 192
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £11.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +11 1 £425 - 2
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 7 (50.00%) Internet
2 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) VoIP
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
4 4 (28.57%) CCIE
4 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 3 (21.43%) Competitor Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) RUP
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) CCNA
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco

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 (7.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Internet
2 6 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) VoIP
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) 2G
5 1 (7.14%) 3G
5 1 (7.14%) 4G
5 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.14%) LTE
5 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) GitLab
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Web Applications Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Web Applications Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Web Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) BSS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) BSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Controller
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Competitor Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) RUP
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCIE
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) BT
2 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.14%) Huawei
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) NEC
2 1 (7.14%) Nokia
2 1 (7.14%) Nokia Networks
2 1 (7.14%) Tellabs