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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Cabling
Rank 255 264 236
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Contract jobs citing Structured Cabling 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% 0.021% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.10% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £208 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £193 £285 £325
% change year-on-year
-32.45% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -33.33%
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
1730 1962 1526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.49% 20.85% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 944 648
Average daily rate £352 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 117 128
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% +58.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.25 £59.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 1 £175 -
Kent - 1 £240 -
Structured Cabling
England

Structured Cabling
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) BT
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) DMZ
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) DSL
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CA
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DMZ
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) DSL
4 1 (11.11%) Skype
4 1 (11.11%) SNMP
4 1 (11.11%) WebEx
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cabling Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) e-Health
3 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (11.11%) Data Management
1 1 (11.11%) High Availability
1 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
1 1 (11.11%) Network Design
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (11.11%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) BT
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Polycom
3 1 (11.11%) QNAP
3 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
3 1 (11.11%) Spiceworks
3 1 (11.11%) Tandberg
3 1 (11.11%) VMware