The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank - 15 9
Contract jobs citing Broadband 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 2.78% 5.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 23.08% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.71% -10.66%
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 14.67% 12.04% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate £275 £275 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £285 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Solihull