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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 238 234 195
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -39
Contract jobs citing Broadband 23 38 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 2.24% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 20
Median daily rate £336 £331 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £361 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.86 £12.99 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.72 £12.99 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.75% -10.43%
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
1463 1696 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.80% 17.18% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 928 870
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 108 97
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +63.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Berkshire -3 7 £245 +18.07% 3
Hampshire +10 5 £361 -
Buckinghamshire +27 4 £400 -
Kent - 3 £185 - 2
West Sussex -2 2 - -
Surrey +4 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 35 (74.47%) Telecoms
2 15 (31.91%) Cisco
3 13 (27.66%) MPLS
4 12 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (25.53%) Service Management
4 12 (25.53%) Firewall
5 11 (23.40%) Internet
6 10 (21.28%) ITIL
7 9 (19.15%) Ethernet
7 9 (19.15%) VPN
8 8 (17.02%) CCNP
8 8 (17.02%) xDSL
9 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (14.89%) Lean Six Sigma
9 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (14.89%) Six Sigma
9 7 (14.89%) ISO 9001
9 7 (14.89%) WAN
9 7 (14.89%) Digital TV
10 6 (12.77%) Migration
10 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.77%) BGP
10 6 (12.77%) DOCSIS
10 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
10 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
10 6 (12.77%) SLA
10 6 (12.77%) Marketing
10 6 (12.77%) F5
11 5 (10.64%) FWSM
11 5 (10.64%) Cisco PIX

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.13%) IIS
1 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.13%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) MPLS
2 12 (25.53%) Firewall
3 11 (23.40%) Internet
4 9 (19.15%) Ethernet
4 9 (19.15%) VPN
5 8 (17.02%) xDSL
6 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (14.89%) WAN
7 6 (12.77%) BGP
7 6 (12.77%) DOCSIS
7 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.64%) 3G
8 5 (10.64%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (10.64%) FWSM
8 5 (10.64%) OSPF
8 5 (10.64%) PSTN
9 4 (8.51%) ADSL
9 4 (8.51%) DNS
9 4 (8.51%) LAN
9 4 (8.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL
1 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 35 (74.47%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.77%) Marketing
3 5 (10.64%) Billing
3 5 (10.64%) Retail
4 3 (6.38%) Military
5 2 (4.26%) Back Office
5 2 (4.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Service Manager
1 7 (14.89%) Service Transition Manager
1 7 (14.89%) Transition Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Security Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) IP Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) IP Security Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Support
5 2 (4.26%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.26%) Designer
5 2 (4.26%) Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Network Support
5 2 (4.26%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (2.13%) Web Applications Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) CSS
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) PostGIS
1 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Digital TV
2 5 (10.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) CCTV
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) FMCG
5 1 (2.13%) Handset
5 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Service Management
2 10 (21.28%) ITIL
3 7 (14.89%) Lean Six Sigma
3 7 (14.89%) Six Sigma
4 6 (12.77%) Migration
4 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.64%) CRM
5 5 (10.64%) DDoS Mitigation
5 5 (10.64%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 5 (10.64%) Network Design
6 4 (8.51%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.38%) High Availability
7 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.38%) PRINCE
7 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.38%) Product Management
7 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C++
1 2 (4.26%) Python
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) Go
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) Ruby
2 1 (2.13%) Rust
2 1 (2.13%) Scala
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.02%) CCNP
3 5 (10.64%) CCSA
3 5 (10.64%) CCSE
4 4 (8.51%) CCNA
5 2 (4.26%) ACCA
5 2 (4.26%) CCIE
5 2 (4.26%) CIMA
5 2 (4.26%) CISSP
5 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) ISO 9001
1 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (12.77%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) ProxySG
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) UAG
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.13%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Cisco
2 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
2 6 (12.77%) F5
3 5 (10.64%) Blue Coat
4 4 (8.51%) Extreme Networks
4 4 (8.51%) Juniper
5 3 (6.38%) Avaya
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.38%) Nortel
6 2 (4.26%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.13%) Aruba
7 1 (2.13%) Cramer
7 1 (2.13%) Draytek
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Intergraph
7 1 (2.13%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.13%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.13%) VMware