The table below looks at the statistics for Structured Cabling 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 Structured Cabling over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Cabling
Rank 251 237 227
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Structured Cabling 12 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.063% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £165 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% +65.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £125
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +172.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 £17.44
% change year-on-year
- -8.25%
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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
2058 1661 1610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.23% 17.53% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 694 634
Average daily rate £347 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 142 160
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.79% +5.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Structured Cabling
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Structured Cabling across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Structured Cabling Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Structured Cabling
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Structured Cabling across the South East region.

Structured Cabling Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Structured Cabling
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Structured Cabling across the South East region.

Structured Cabling Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Structured Cabling
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 Structured Cabling within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £400 -
Berkshire -7 3 £425 +157.57%
Surrey +1 2 - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Structured Cabling
England

Structured Cabling
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Structured Cabling 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 Structured Cabling.

1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) SNMP
2 6 (42.86%) VPN
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) SAN
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (28.57%) APMP
4 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 4 (28.57%) Logistics
4 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) MS Project
4 4 (28.57%) MS Office
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) HNC
4 4 (28.57%) HND
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP

Structured Cabling
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Structured Cabling 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 Structured Cabling. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (21.43%) Lync
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Project
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
1 6 (42.86%) DHCP
1 6 (42.86%) SNMP
1 6 (42.86%) VPN
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) DSL
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) NAS
5 2 (14.29%) IPsec
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (14.29%) WLAN
6 1 (7.14%) ATM
6 1 (7.14%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) e-Health
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Logistics
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (21.43%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (28.57%) APMP
1 4 (28.57%) HNC
1 4 (28.57%) HND
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Samba
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (21.43%) XenApp
3 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) CA
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Brocade
4 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
4 3 (21.43%) ProCurve
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (7.14%) ION Trading
6 1 (7.14%) F5