The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 148 126 121
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs citing Broadband 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.23% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 1.94% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £123 £258 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £361 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.90% +20.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £17.11 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+160.08% -20.41%
Broadband
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
554 360 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.64% 11.86% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 171 154
Median daily rate £345 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £471 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £16.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh -12 1 £123 -12.50% 2
Broadband
UK

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) Avaya
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) ADSL
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) SMTP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) MCP
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) BGP
1 5 (50.00%) OSPF
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 3 (30.00%) ADSL
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) IPsec
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) 3G
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) SMTP
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) ISDN
5 1 (10.00%) LLU
5 1 (10.00%) PSTN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) IT Support
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Escalation Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (20.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Avaya
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) iManage