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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Broadband
England / South East
Rank 212 230 213
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing Broadband 27 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.38% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 1.85% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 26
Median daily rate £450 £288 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -30.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £294 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.89% -21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -63.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £31.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-63.77% -13.01%

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
1553 1786 1976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.29% 20.41% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 993 941
Median daily rate £395 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 90 114
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £52.63 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +16 12 £500 +41.84% 3
Hampshire +17 7 £449 -5.52% 2
Oxfordshire +4 6 £235 -24.80%
East Sussex - 2 - -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Broadband also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 36 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 13 (24.07%) MPLS
2 13 (24.07%) Cisco
3 11 (20.37%) Juniper
3 11 (20.37%) CRM
3 11 (20.37%) Huawei
4 10 (18.52%) OSPF
4 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 10 (18.52%) DNS
4 10 (18.52%) BGP
5 9 (16.67%) Internet
5 9 (16.67%) SNMP
6 8 (14.81%) Marketing
7 7 (12.96%) Business Transformation
7 7 (12.96%) Finance
7 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.96%) Firewall
8 6 (11.11%) Process Management
8 6 (11.11%) Ethernet
8 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (11.11%) Degree
9 5 (9.26%) Time Management
9 5 (9.26%) CCNA
9 5 (9.26%) SSL
9 5 (9.26%) CCNP
9 5 (9.26%) DOCSIS
9 5 (9.26%) VoIP
9 5 (9.26%) Billing
9 5 (9.26%) ACCA
10 4 (7.41%) Cramer

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) MPLS
2 10 (18.52%) BGP
2 10 (18.52%) DNS
2 10 (18.52%) OSPF
2 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
3 9 (16.67%) Internet
3 9 (16.67%) SNMP
4 7 (12.96%) Firewall
5 6 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 5 (9.26%) DOCSIS
6 5 (9.26%) SSL
6 5 (9.26%) VoIP
7 4 (7.41%) DSLAM
7 4 (7.41%) xDSL
8 3 (5.56%) ATM
8 3 (5.56%) ICMP
8 3 (5.56%) PSTN
8 3 (5.56%) VPN
8 3 (5.56%) WAN
9 2 (3.70%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.81%) Marketing
3 7 (12.96%) Finance
4 5 (9.26%) Billing
5 2 (3.70%) Legal
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) IP Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) IP Network Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Consultant
4 6 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 6 (11.11%) Designer
4 6 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Business Change Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Change Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.56%) IT Support
6 3 (5.56%) Network Support
7 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Forecast Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Installation Technician
7 2 (3.70%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) JSON
2 1 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Digital TV
2 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.70%) IPTV
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.70%) STB
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) IVR
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
1 3 (5.56%) Unix
2 2 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) CRM
2 7 (12.96%) Business Transformation
2 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (11.11%) Process Management
4 5 (9.26%) Time Management
5 4 (7.41%) Workflow
5 4 (7.41%) Workflow Management
6 3 (5.56%) eTOM
6 3 (5.56%) Network Design
6 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.56%) Service Management
6 3 (5.56%) WFM
7 2 (3.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 2 (3.70%) Direct Marketing
7 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.70%) High Availability
7 2 (3.70%) Line Management
7 2 (3.70%) Product Management
7 2 (3.70%) Requirements Management
7 2 (3.70%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) Perl
2 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) ACCA
2 5 (9.26%) CCNA
2 5 (9.26%) CCNP
3 3 (5.56%) CIMA
4 2 (3.70%) CCIP
4 2 (3.70%) SCSA
4 2 (3.70%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.85%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) IFRS
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.85%) Netcool
2 1 (1.85%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Cisco
2 11 (20.37%) Huawei
2 11 (20.37%) Juniper
3 4 (7.41%) Cramer
3 4 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.56%) F5
4 3 (5.56%) Intergraph
5 2 (3.70%) Avaya
5 2 (3.70%) HP
5 2 (3.70%) KANA
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle
5 2 (3.70%) Sun
5 2 (3.70%) Veritas
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Nortel
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) Remedy
6 1 (1.85%) VMware