The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 135 - 141
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Broadband 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% - 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £205 - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £361 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.89% +31.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.43 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+157.14% -18.60%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
500 356 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.09% 11.83% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 201 220
Median daily rate £363 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 38
Median hourly rate £30.75 £20.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.34% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.08 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Broadband
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Broadband across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Broadband Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire - 3 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - - 3
Cornwall - 1 £110 -
Devon - 1 £300 - 1
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Wireless
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) HbbTV
4 5 (29.41%) OIPF
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) C
4 5 (29.41%) C++
4 5 (29.41%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) MPEG
4 5 (29.41%) Change Management
4 5 (29.41%) Device Driver
4 5 (29.41%) Perforce
4 5 (29.41%) DTV
4 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
4 5 (29.41%) Embedded C++
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) IPTV
6 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (17.65%) Video on Demand
6 3 (17.65%) DVB
6 3 (17.65%) Windows

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 7 (41.18%) Wireless
3 5 (29.41%) HbbTV
4 3 (17.65%) DVB
5 2 (11.76%) ADSL
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.88%) FTP
6 1 (5.88%) GSM
6 1 (5.88%) HTTP
6 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) IPv4
6 1 (5.88%) IPv6
6 1 (5.88%) SMTP
6 1 (5.88%) SSL
6 1 (5.88%) UMTS
6 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Python Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) DTV Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Python Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Research Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Device Driver
1 5 (29.41%) DTV
1 5 (29.41%) MPEG
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (17.65%) IPTV
3 3 (17.65%) Video on Demand
4 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (5.88%) Frameworx
5 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Embedded Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Change Management
2 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) B2B
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) MODAF
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
1 5 (29.41%) C++
1 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
1 5 (29.41%) Embedded C++
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
1 5 (29.41%) OIPF
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Perforce
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy