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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 199 214 209
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing Broadband 53 30 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.35% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 1.93% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 23
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£313 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £240 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £455 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £313 £326
% change year-on-year
-9.60% -4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.71
% change year-on-year
- +14.08%
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
1828 1556 2070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.79% 17.90% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 723 612
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 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 86 167
Average hourly rate £19.91 £23.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.36% -15.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.98 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 +33 29 £375 - 11
Hampshire -3 18 £335 -5.76% 2
Surrey -2 4 £283 +17.70% 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 42 (55.26%) Telecoms
2 38 (50.00%) Internet
3 36 (47.37%) 3G
4 26 (34.21%) Billing
5 24 (31.58%) Degree
6 22 (28.95%) Project Management
7 18 (23.68%) SLA
7 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
8 17 (22.37%) ITIL
8 17 (22.37%) Windows
9 14 (18.42%) Finance
10 13 (17.11%) 4G
10 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (15.79%) Service Management
11 12 (15.79%) Cisco
12 11 (14.47%) DTV
12 11 (14.47%) LTE
12 11 (14.47%) Radio Access Network
13 10 (13.16%) Lean Six Sigma
13 10 (13.16%) Change Management
13 10 (13.16%) Firewall
13 10 (13.16%) Six Sigma
13 10 (13.16%) HP
14 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
14 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
14 9 (11.84%) ISO 9001
14 9 (11.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
15 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
15 8 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 8 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.95%) CMS
3 2 (2.63%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 38 (50.00%) Internet
2 36 (47.37%) 3G
3 13 (17.11%) 4G
4 11 (14.47%) Radio Access Network
4 11 (14.47%) LTE
5 10 (13.16%) Firewall
6 8 (10.53%) DNS
6 8 (10.53%) VoIP
7 5 (6.58%) SMS
7 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.58%) Network Security
7 5 (6.58%) VoLTE
8 4 (5.26%) MVNO
8 4 (5.26%) DHCP
8 4 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (5.26%) VRRP
8 4 (5.26%) BGP
9 3 (3.95%) SNMP
9 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
9 3 (3.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
General
1 42 (55.26%) Telecoms
2 26 (34.21%) Billing
3 14 (18.42%) Finance
4 7 (9.21%) Marketing
5 6 (7.89%) Retail
5 6 (7.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Architect
2 15 (19.74%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (15.79%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 12 (15.79%) Senior Architect
4 11 (14.47%) Transition Manager
4 11 (14.47%) Service Transition Manager
4 11 (14.47%) Service Manager
5 8 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.53%) Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) IP Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support
7 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
1 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.47%) DTV
4 8 (10.53%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.26%) Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.26%) Windows 2000
3 4 (5.26%) Windows NT
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.32%) Solaris
5 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Project Management
2 17 (22.37%) ITIL
3 12 (15.79%) Service Management
4 10 (13.16%) Six Sigma
4 10 (13.16%) Change Management
4 10 (13.16%) Lean Six Sigma
5 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
6 8 (10.53%) Security Management
6 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.58%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.58%) CRM
8 5 (6.58%) IT Governance
9 4 (5.26%) Change Control
9 4 (5.26%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.63%) Product Management
10 2 (2.63%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 2 (2.63%) eTOM
10 2 (2.63%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) C
1 1 (1.32%) C#
1 1 (1.32%) SQL
1 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) MCSE
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.68%) SLA
2 9 (11.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.63%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.32%) XenApp
5 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) SCOM
2 2 (2.63%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (2.63%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.63%) OpenView
2 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.63%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Cisco
2 10 (13.16%) HP
3 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.58%) Citrix
4 5 (6.58%) Avaya
5 4 (5.26%) Juniper
5 4 (5.26%) Intel
5 4 (5.26%) Ericsson
5 4 (5.26%) Huawei
5 4 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (5.26%) VMware
6 3 (3.95%) Blue Coat
6 3 (3.95%) F5
6 3 (3.95%) Verint
6 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.95%) Wyse
7 2 (2.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (2.63%) BMC
7 2 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle
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