The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Broadband
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 66 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Broadband 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.97% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 3.67% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £353 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £315 £338
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £16.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-30.30% -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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
187 245 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.45% 26.32% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 121 101
Median daily rate £320 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +109.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
1 5 (71.43%) DSLAM
1 5 (71.43%) xDSL
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) DOCSIS
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) PSTN
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Product Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Huawei
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) PPP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Unix

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DSLAM
1 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
1 5 (71.43%) xDSL
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) DOCSIS
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) PSTN
4 2 (28.57%) ATM
4 2 (28.57%) PPP
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 1 (14.29%) ICMP
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) SNMP
5 1 (14.29%) Telnet
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) Billing
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Broadband Product Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support
2 1 (14.29%) IP Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
1 3 (42.86%) Product Management
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) SCSA
3 2 (28.57%) Sun Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CCIP
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) F5
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Huawei
1 2 (28.57%) Juniper
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Sun
1 2 (28.57%) Veritas