The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 193 209 196
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing Broadband 62 32 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.37% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.30% 2.07% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 27
Average daily rate
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£336 £361 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% +10.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £240 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £650 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Broadband
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1876 1548 2014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.57% 17.81% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 712 634
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 98 167
Average hourly rate £19.91 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Broadband
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Broadband across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Broadband Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +34 34 £270 -58.46% 4
Hampshire -9 22 £336 -6.92% 4
Surrey -6 1 - - 3
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 59 (67.05%) Telecoms
2 47 (53.41%) Internet
3 42 (47.73%) 3G
4 33 (37.50%) Billing
5 31 (35.23%) Degree
6 27 (30.68%) Project Management
7 24 (27.27%) ITIL
8 23 (26.14%) Computer Science
9 19 (21.59%) SLA
10 18 (20.45%) DTV
11 17 (19.32%) Windows
12 16 (18.18%) Finance
13 15 (17.05%) Service Management
14 14 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (14.77%) 4G
15 13 (14.77%) Lean Six Sigma
15 13 (14.77%) Change Management
15 13 (14.77%) Six Sigma
16 12 (13.64%) ISO 9001
16 12 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 12 (13.64%) LTE
17 11 (12.50%) Cisco
17 11 (12.50%) HP
18 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
18 10 (11.36%) Radio Access Network
19 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
19 9 (10.23%) Marketing
19 9 (10.23%) Active Directory
19 9 (10.23%) PRINCE2
19 9 (10.23%) SharePoint

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.41%) IIS
3 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.14%) Lync
4 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 47 (53.41%) Internet
2 42 (47.73%) 3G
3 13 (14.77%) 4G
4 12 (13.64%) LTE
5 10 (11.36%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (10.23%) Firewall
7 6 (6.82%) VoIP
7 6 (6.82%) DNS
8 5 (5.68%) SMS
8 5 (5.68%) MVNO
8 5 (5.68%) VoLTE
9 4 (4.55%) ADSL
9 4 (4.55%) DHCP
9 4 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.41%) IP Telephony
10 3 (3.41%) BIG-IP
10 3 (3.41%) Cisco ICM
10 3 (3.41%) SMTP
10 3 (3.41%) SAN
10 3 (3.41%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
General
1 59 (67.05%) Telecoms
2 33 (37.50%) Billing
3 16 (18.18%) Finance
4 9 (10.23%) Marketing
5 4 (4.55%) Back Office
5 4 (4.55%) Retail
6 2 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Architect
2 20 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (18.18%) Service Manager
3 16 (18.18%) Transition Manager
3 16 (18.18%) Service Transition Manager
4 12 (13.64%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 12 (13.64%) Senior Architect
5 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (7.95%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.82%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.82%) Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) IP Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Designer
7 5 (5.68%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (3.41%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.14%) Computer Science
2 18 (20.45%) DTV
3 14 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.09%) Blackberry
5 5 (5.68%) Clustering
6 2 (2.27%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.27%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.32%) Windows
2 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
3 6 (6.82%) Windows 2000
4 5 (5.68%) Windows NT
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.68%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.14%) Solaris
5 1 (1.14%) Linux
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) Project Management
2 24 (27.27%) ITIL
3 15 (17.05%) Service Management
4 13 (14.77%) Six Sigma
4 13 (14.77%) Change Management
4 13 (14.77%) Lean Six Sigma
5 9 (10.23%) PRINCE2
6 8 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (9.09%) Security Management
6 8 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.68%) eTOM
9 4 (4.55%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.55%) IT Governance
9 4 (4.55%) Change Control
9 4 (4.55%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.55%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.55%) CRM
10 3 (3.41%) Statistical Analysis
11 2 (2.27%) Deep Packet Inspection
Qualifications
1 31 (35.23%) Degree
2 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.68%) MCSE
5 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.14%) MCDST
6 1 (1.14%) MCP
6 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.59%) SLA
2 12 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (13.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (10.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.68%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.55%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.41%) ISA Server
5 3 (3.41%) ProxySG
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.14%) XenApp
6 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) SCOM
2 3 (3.41%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (3.41%) BladeLogic
2 3 (3.41%) OpenView
2 3 (3.41%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.27%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Cisco
1 11 (12.50%) HP
2 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.95%) Citrix
4 6 (6.82%) VMware
5 5 (5.68%) Avaya
5 5 (5.68%) Intel
6 4 (4.55%) Wyse
7 3 (3.41%) IBM
7 3 (3.41%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.41%) Huawei
7 3 (3.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (3.41%) F5
7 3 (3.41%) Verint
7 3 (3.41%) BMC
7 3 (3.41%) Ericsson
7 3 (3.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.27%) BT
9 1 (1.14%) Cramer
9 1 (1.14%) Symantec
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