The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 208 198 175
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -23
Contract jobs citing Broadband 32 36 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.43% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 2.31% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 28
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £260 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.80 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- -27.42%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1708 1558 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.61% 18.42% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 692 566
Average daily rate £338 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 123 192
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.20 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Broadband
England

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 1 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 1 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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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 -4 16 £375 -10.17% 16
Hampshire -2 10 £360 -0.27% 2
Surrey -1 5 £283 - 4
Buckinghamshire -7 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 33 (49.25%) Telecoms
2 23 (34.33%) Internet
3 19 (28.36%) Billing
4 16 (23.88%) Windows
5 14 (20.90%) 3G
6 13 (19.40%) Cisco
6 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
7 12 (17.91%) Degree
8 11 (16.42%) ITIL
8 11 (16.42%) VoIP
8 11 (16.42%) Project Management
8 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (16.42%) Finance
9 10 (14.93%) Firewall
10 9 (13.43%) Windows XP
10 9 (13.43%) Windows Vista
10 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
11 8 (11.94%) DNS
11 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
11 8 (11.94%) Juniper
11 8 (11.94%) Service Management
11 8 (11.94%) Change Management
11 8 (11.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (10.45%) IPv6
12 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
12 7 (10.45%) Ethernet
12 7 (10.45%) MS Office
13 6 (8.96%) LTE
13 6 (8.96%) Radio Access Network
13 6 (8.96%) Lean Six Sigma

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.97%) CMS
2 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Office
2 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) Internet
2 14 (20.90%) 3G
3 11 (16.42%) VoIP
4 10 (14.93%) Firewall
5 8 (11.94%) DNS
6 7 (10.45%) IPv6
6 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
6 7 (10.45%) Ethernet
7 6 (8.96%) LTE
7 6 (8.96%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (7.46%) VPN
8 5 (7.46%) SDH
8 5 (7.46%) ADSL
8 5 (7.46%) Network Security
9 4 (5.97%) HSPA
9 4 (5.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (5.97%) VLAN
9 4 (5.97%) ATM
9 4 (5.97%) GPRS
9 4 (5.97%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 33 (49.25%) Telecoms
2 19 (28.36%) Billing
3 11 (16.42%) Finance
4 6 (8.96%) Back Office
4 6 (8.96%) Retail
5 5 (7.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Analyst
2 11 (16.42%) Architect
3 10 (14.93%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Project Manager
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Architect
5 7 (10.45%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) IP Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Service Transition Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Transition Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Help Desk Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.49%) CSS
1 1 (1.49%) HTML
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) DTV
3 3 (4.48%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Windows XP
2 9 (13.43%) Windows Vista
3 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000
4 3 (4.48%) Windows NT
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.49%) Solaris
5 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) ITIL
1 11 (16.42%) Project Management
1 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (11.94%) Service Management
2 8 (11.94%) Change Management
2 8 (11.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.96%) Lean Six Sigma
3 6 (8.96%) Six Sigma
4 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
4 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.46%) CRM
4 5 (7.46%) IT Governance
5 3 (4.48%) PRINCE
6 2 (2.99%) Product Management
6 2 (2.99%) Migration
7 1 (1.49%) Identity Management
7 1 (1.49%) Security Management
7 1 (1.49%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.49%) SEO
7 1 (1.49%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) C
2 1 (1.49%) C#
2 1 (1.49%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.48%) ISEB
2 3 (4.48%) MCSE
3 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.49%) PMP
4 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 5 (7.46%) ISO 9001
2 5 (7.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.49%) XenApp
4 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.49%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) SCOM
2 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.49%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Cisco
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Juniper
3 5 (7.46%) VMware
3 5 (7.46%) Avaya
4 4 (5.97%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (5.97%) Huawei
4 4 (5.97%) Citrix
4 4 (5.97%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (5.97%) Ericsson
5 3 (4.48%) Wyse
5 3 (4.48%) Intel
5 3 (4.48%) Verint
6 1 (1.49%) Remedy
6 1 (1.49%) Cramer
6 1 (1.49%) FatWire
6 1 (1.49%) BT
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
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