The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 119 111 95
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing Broadband 1 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.038% 0.044% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.39% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£200 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.90% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.97% -3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.75 £14.75 £11.38
% change year-on-year
+264.40% +29.67%
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
351 259 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.30% 11.35% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 91 139
Average daily rate £349 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £10.90 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £30.70 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Broadband across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Law
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Law
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Procurement Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management