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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 22 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Broadband 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 0.79% - 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% - 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +205.08%
Broadband
West Midlands

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
34 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 26.77% 16.90% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate £438 £363 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +38.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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

Broadband
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Billing
1 3 (100.00%) Revenue Management
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
1 3 (100.00%) Billing
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Revenue Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft