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 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Structured Cabling
Rank 242 235 243
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Structured Cabling 6 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.056% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.31% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 7
Average daily rate
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£253 £438 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.28% +316.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £308 £115
% change year-on-year
-41.46% +167.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £59.00 £19.75 £68.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+198.73% -71.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £17.30 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+105.26% -38.23%
Structured Cabling
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
1842 1617 2017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.81% 18.25% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 744 605
Average daily rate £347 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 103 174
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Structured Cabling across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Structured Cabling Daily Rate Histogram 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 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex - 2 £180 -
Berkshire +11 1 - -
Surrey 0 1 - -
Structured Cabling
England

Structured Cabling
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) ADSL
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) ADSL
4 2 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) WLAN
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) DMZ
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (10.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) HP