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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 203 206 188
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing Broadband 36 33 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.37% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 2.03% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 29
Average daily rate
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£335 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £251 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.40%
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
1797 1625 2069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.60% 18.29% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 754 615
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 107 184
Average hourly rate £18.88 £23.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.68% -14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 August 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 August 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 +8 18 £375 -10.17% 19
Hampshire -5 13 £335 -7.20% 1
Surrey +4 4 £283 +17.70% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 35 (50.72%) Telecoms
2 26 (37.68%) Internet
3 19 (27.54%) 3G
3 19 (27.54%) Windows
3 19 (27.54%) Billing
4 14 (20.29%) Degree
5 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
6 12 (17.39%) Project Management
6 12 (17.39%) Cisco
6 12 (17.39%) ITIL
7 11 (15.94%) Finance
7 11 (15.94%) Computer Science
8 10 (14.49%) Service Management
8 10 (14.49%) Firewall
8 10 (14.49%) VoIP
8 10 (14.49%) SLA
9 9 (13.04%) Windows XP
9 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (13.04%) Windows Vista
10 8 (11.59%) Lean Six Sigma
10 8 (11.59%) Six Sigma
10 8 (11.59%) Change Management
10 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (11.59%) DTV
10 8 (11.59%) DNS
10 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
11 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
11 7 (10.14%) Juniper
11 7 (10.14%) ISO 9001
11 7 (10.14%) Ethernet

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.80%) CMS
1 4 (5.80%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Office
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.68%) Internet
2 19 (27.54%) 3G
3 10 (14.49%) Firewall
3 10 (14.49%) VoIP
4 8 (11.59%) DNS
5 7 (10.14%) Ethernet
5 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.14%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (8.70%) LTE
6 6 (8.70%) IPv6
7 5 (7.25%) SDH
7 5 (7.25%) ADSL
7 5 (7.25%) VPN
7 5 (7.25%) Network Security
8 4 (5.80%) VLAN
8 4 (5.80%) IPsec
8 4 (5.80%) VRRP
8 4 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (5.80%) MPLS
8 4 (5.80%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 35 (50.72%) Telecoms
2 19 (27.54%) Billing
3 11 (15.94%) Finance
4 5 (7.25%) Retail
4 5 (7.25%) Marketing
4 5 (7.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Architect
2 12 (17.39%) Analyst
2 12 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (15.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 11 (15.94%) Senior Architect
4 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Service Manager
5 8 (11.59%) Project Manager
5 8 (11.59%) Transition Manager
5 8 (11.59%) Service Transition Manager
6 6 (8.70%) IP Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) HTML
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.59%) DTV
3 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) Windows XP
2 9 (13.04%) Windows Vista
3 7 (10.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000
4 3 (4.35%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) ITIL
1 12 (17.39%) Project Management
2 10 (14.49%) Service Management
3 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (11.59%) Change Management
4 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (11.59%) Six Sigma
4 8 (11.59%) Lean Six Sigma
5 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
5 5 (7.25%) IT Governance
5 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.80%) CRM
6 4 (5.80%) Security Management
6 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.35%) PRINCE
8 2 (2.90%) Product Management
9 1 (1.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (1.45%) Change Control
9 1 (1.45%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.45%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) C
2 1 (1.45%) C#
2 1 (1.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) MCSE
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) SLA
2 7 (10.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.45%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.45%) XenApp
4 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) Cisco
3 7 (10.14%) Juniper
4 5 (7.25%) VMware
4 5 (7.25%) Avaya
5 4 (5.80%) Citrix
5 4 (5.80%) HP
5 4 (5.80%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (5.80%) Ericsson
5 4 (5.80%) Huawei
5 4 (5.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (4.35%) Verint
6 3 (4.35%) Wyse
6 3 (4.35%) Intel
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle
7 1 (1.45%) Adobe
7 1 (1.45%) Cramer
7 1 (1.45%) FatWire
7 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint