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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 224 205 223
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Contract jobs citing Broadband 33 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.57% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 2.74% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 16
Average daily rate £301 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £280 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.67% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £18.25 £55.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.81% +113.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £55.00 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £55.00 £35.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £52.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-67.14% +255.93%
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
1736 1971 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.29% 20.82% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 946 628
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £193 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 115 120
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 16 £353 -17.05% 2
Kent - 9 £200 - 2
Buckinghamshire +14 3 £338 - 1
Hampshire -2 3 £475 +45.03%
Surrey -6 1 £405 +211.53% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 27 (50.94%) Cisco
2 24 (45.28%) Telecoms
3 22 (41.51%) MPLS
4 16 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (28.30%) Internet
6 13 (24.53%) Juniper
7 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (20.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
8 10 (18.87%) CCNP
9 9 (16.98%) CCNA
9 9 (16.98%) Avaya
9 9 (16.98%) PSTN
9 9 (16.98%) Project Management
9 9 (16.98%) Firewall
9 9 (16.98%) Finance
10 8 (15.09%) SLA
11 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (13.21%) VoIP
11 7 (13.21%) ITIL
11 7 (13.21%) Wireless
12 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
13 5 (9.43%) Marketing
13 5 (9.43%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (9.43%) IOS XR
13 5 (9.43%) NX-OS
13 5 (9.43%) High Availability
13 5 (9.43%) Unix
13 5 (9.43%) Perl
13 5 (9.43%) Linux

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (5.66%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (41.51%) MPLS
2 15 (28.30%) Internet
3 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (20.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (16.98%) Firewall
4 9 (16.98%) PSTN
5 7 (13.21%) VoIP
5 7 (13.21%) Wireless
6 5 (9.43%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (9.43%) Ethernet
6 5 (9.43%) IOS XR
6 5 (9.43%) NX-OS
6 5 (9.43%) VPN
6 5 (9.43%) WAN
7 4 (7.55%) ADSL
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (7.55%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (7.55%) ISDN
7 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.66%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) GIS
General
1 24 (45.28%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.98%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Marketing
4 3 (5.66%) Billing
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Network Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Support Technician
4 4 (7.55%) Coordinator
4 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Support
5 3 (5.66%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Marketing Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Product Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.66%) Clustering
4 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.66%) Device Driver
4 3 (5.66%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.66%) HACMP
4 3 (5.66%) Handset
4 3 (5.66%) LPAR
5 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
1 5 (9.43%) Unix
2 3 (5.66%) AIX
2 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.66%) VMS
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) NetWare
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Project Management
2 7 (13.21%) ITIL
3 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.43%) High Availability
4 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.55%) Change Management
6 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.66%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.66%) Migration
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) PRINCE
6 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
6 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Service Management
6 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.66%) Validation
7 2 (3.77%) Coaching
7 2 (3.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) Perl
2 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.66%) AWK
3 3 (5.66%) sed
4 2 (3.77%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.87%) CCNP
3 9 (16.98%) CCNA
4 5 (9.43%) CCIE
5 4 (7.55%) ACCA
5 4 (7.55%) CIMA
6 3 (5.66%) Avaya Certification
6 3 (5.66%) Degree
7 2 (3.77%) APMP
8 1 (1.89%) CCIP
8 1 (1.89%) CCSP
8 1 (1.89%) ISEB
8 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.89%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (5.66%) Veritas File System
1 3 (5.66%) VMware ESX
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.89%) Cacti
3 1 (1.89%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Cisco
2 13 (24.53%) Juniper
3 9 (16.98%) Avaya
4 4 (7.55%) F5
4 4 (7.55%) Symantec
4 4 (7.55%) Verint
5 3 (5.66%) 3PAR
5 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.66%) EMC
5 3 (5.66%) IBM
5 3 (5.66%) Nortel
5 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.66%) Veritas
5 3 (5.66%) VMware
6 2 (3.77%) BT
6 2 (3.77%) Meraki
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.89%) Becrypt
7 1 (1.89%) Huawei
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Rate: £350 p/d
Posted: 12 days ago