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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 232 220 207
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs citing Broadband 37 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 2.06% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 12
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£354 £283 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.30% -23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £366 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 - £14.50
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
1792 1844 1614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.11% 19.79% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 873 740
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 100 100
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 0 21 £208 -44.66% 2
Hampshire -7 8 £361 +43.82%
Surrey -4 3 £350 +23.89% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £170 -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 37 (53.62%) Telecoms
2 28 (40.58%) Internet
3 22 (31.88%) Service Management
4 19 (27.54%) Firewall
4 19 (27.54%) ITIL
5 18 (26.09%) DTV
6 17 (24.64%) Cisco
6 17 (24.64%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (23.19%) CCNP
7 16 (23.19%) Linux
7 16 (23.19%) Ethernet
8 13 (18.84%) Six Sigma
9 12 (17.39%) BGP
9 12 (17.39%) PPP
9 12 (17.39%) ISO 9001
9 12 (17.39%) UNIX
9 12 (17.39%) HP
9 12 (17.39%) CCNA
9 12 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (17.39%) Lean Six Sigma
10 11 (15.94%) WAN
11 9 (13.04%) MPLS
11 9 (13.04%) VoIP
11 9 (13.04%) Veritas
11 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 8 (11.59%) VPN
12 8 (11.59%) DNS
12 8 (11.59%) Solaris
12 8 (11.59%) OSPF
12 8 (11.59%) 3G

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Office
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (40.58%) Internet
2 19 (27.54%) Firewall
3 16 (23.19%) Ethernet
4 12 (17.39%) BGP
4 12 (17.39%) PPP
5 11 (15.94%) WAN
6 9 (13.04%) VoIP
6 9 (13.04%) MPLS
7 8 (11.59%) OSPF
7 8 (11.59%) 3G
7 8 (11.59%) VPN
7 8 (11.59%) DNS
8 7 (10.14%) LAN
8 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
8 7 (10.14%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (10.14%) xDSL
8 7 (10.14%) 4G
8 7 (10.14%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (8.70%) L2TP
9 6 (8.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (53.62%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Billing
3 4 (5.80%) Marketing
4 3 (4.35%) Spanish Language
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
4 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Service Manager
1 15 (21.74%) Transition Manager
1 15 (21.74%) Service Transition Manager
2 10 (14.49%) Network Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Product Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Field Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Security Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) OSS Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) OSS Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) IP Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Lead Product Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) DTV
2 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.25%) Clustering
4 3 (4.35%) STB
4 3 (4.35%) IPTV
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) HACMP
4 3 (4.35%) LPAR
5 2 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.45%) iPad
6 1 (1.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Linux
2 12 (17.39%) UNIX
3 8 (11.59%) Solaris
4 3 (4.35%) Windows
4 3 (4.35%) AIX
4 3 (4.35%) VMS
4 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Service Management
2 19 (27.54%) ITIL
3 13 (18.84%) Six Sigma
4 12 (17.39%) Lean Six Sigma
5 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.70%) Change Management
6 5 (7.25%) Validation
6 5 (7.25%) Product Management
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.80%) Migration
7 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.80%) CRM
8 3 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.90%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.90%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 2 (2.90%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
2 4 (5.80%) Perl
3 3 (4.35%) AWK
3 3 (4.35%) sed
4 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.19%) CCNP
3 12 (17.39%) CCNA
4 7 (10.14%) Degree
5 6 (8.70%) SCSA
5 6 (8.70%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.90%) CISSP
6 2 (2.90%) CCSE
6 2 (2.90%) CCSA
7 1 (1.45%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.45%) CCIP
7 1 (1.45%) CCIE
7 1 (1.45%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) ISO 9001
1 12 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.80%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) Veritas File System
2 3 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.90%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) Firmware
3 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) OpenView
1 5 (7.25%) Cacti
2 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.90%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Cisco
2 12 (17.39%) HP
3 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.04%) Veritas
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle
5 6 (8.70%) Huawei
5 6 (8.70%) Sun
5 6 (8.70%) F5
6 4 (5.80%) IBM
6 4 (5.80%) BT
6 4 (5.80%) VMware
7 3 (4.35%) Symantec
7 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.35%) EMC
7 3 (4.35%) Juniper
7 3 (4.35%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.90%) Informatica
8 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.90%) Blue Coat
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