The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 63 68 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Broadband 13 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 0.46% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.59% 2.14% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Average daily rate £390 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +205.08%
Broadband
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
283 187 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.73% 21.35% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Broadband
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Broadband across the Reading region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Broadband Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (52.94%) Internet
3 9 (52.94%) MPLS
3 9 (52.94%) CCNP
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
5 6 (35.29%) Wireless
6 5 (29.41%) Firewall
6 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (29.41%) CCIE
6 5 (29.41%) Juniper
6 5 (29.41%) IOS XR
6 5 (29.41%) NX-OS
7 4 (23.53%) F5
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (23.53%) CCNA
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL
7 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
8 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
8 3 (17.65%) VPN
8 3 (17.65%) SLA
8 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (11.76%) Meraki
9 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.76%) ADSL
9 2 (11.76%) ISDN
9 2 (11.76%) PSTN

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (52.94%) Internet
2 9 (52.94%) MPLS
3 6 (35.29%) Wireless
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) IOS XR
4 5 (29.41%) NX-OS
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 2 (11.76%) ADSL
7 2 (11.76%) ISDN
7 2 (11.76%) LLU
7 2 (11.76%) PSTN
7 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
8 1 (5.88%) IPsec
8 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) Data Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Account Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) NHS Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Product Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) CCIE
4 4 (23.53%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) CCIP
5 1 (5.88%) CCSP
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Juniper
3 4 (23.53%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Meraki
5 1 (5.88%) BT
5 1 (5.88%) Huawei
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Rate: £350 p/d
Posted: 14 days ago