The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Broadband
UK
Rank 536 530 479
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -51
Contract jobs citing Broadband 72 98 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 1.30% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 58
Median daily rate £301 £300 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% -21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £185 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £454 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -61.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £43.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £43.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-73.56% +19.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6797 7566 7866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.97% 14.55% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4235 4474 4313
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 315 455
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.66 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.84% +10.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Broadband within the UK.

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Broadband
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Broadband within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Broadband Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Broadband within the UK.

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Broadband
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +12 68 £301 -4.44% 28
South East +12 26 £413 +32.00% 4
London +6 15 £358 -0.34% 6
Berkshire +12 12 £331 -9.24% 2
South West +13 9 £213 -32.00% 4
Oxfordshire +8 7 £213 -32.00%
Hampshire +13 6 £473 -0.52% 2
East of England +3 5 £195 -40.00% 1
Bristol -1 5 £228 -27.13%
Abingdon - 5 £325 -
Yorkshire - 5 £301 - 3
West Midlands +13 4 - - 2
Hertfordshire 0 4 £195 - 1
Stevenage - 4 £195 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £301 - 1
North West +23 3 £425 +34.92% 7
City of London -5 3 £105 -73.75%
Bradford - 3 £301 -
Cheshire +27 2 - -
Reading +9 2 £213 -45.51% 1
Wiltshire +1 2 £213 -
South Wales - 2 - - 2
Coventry - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £213 -
Wokingham - 2 £475 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £179 -
Wales - 2 - - 2
Scotland +20 1 - -

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Broadband.

1 73 (46.20%) Telecoms
2 36 (22.78%) Cisco
3 33 (20.89%) WAN
4 29 (18.35%) Juniper
4 29 (18.35%) Security Cleared
5 28 (17.72%) LAN
6 27 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (15.82%) TCP/IP
8 24 (15.19%) Firewall
9 23 (14.56%) Wireless
9 23 (14.56%) Microsoft
9 23 (14.56%) ITIL
9 23 (14.56%) Internet
10 21 (13.29%) Finance
10 21 (13.29%) SC Cleared
11 20 (12.66%) VoIP
12 19 (12.03%) VPN
12 19 (12.03%) Network Design
13 17 (10.76%) Network Security
13 17 (10.76%) Degree
14 16 (10.13%) Network Monitoring
14 16 (10.13%) Huawei
14 16 (10.13%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (9.49%) Ethernet
15 15 (9.49%) ISDN
15 15 (9.49%) MPLS
15 15 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (8.86%) SQL
17 13 (8.23%) MS Office

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (6.96%) NServiceBus
2 3 (1.90%) Smallworld
3 2 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.63%) Drupal
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (8.23%) MS Office
2 11 (6.96%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.89%) WAN
2 28 (17.72%) LAN
3 25 (15.82%) TCP/IP
4 24 (15.19%) Firewall
5 23 (14.56%) Internet
5 23 (14.56%) Wireless
6 20 (12.66%) VoIP
7 19 (12.03%) VPN
8 17 (10.76%) Network Security
9 16 (10.13%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (9.49%) Ethernet
10 15 (9.49%) ISDN
10 15 (9.49%) MPLS
11 13 (8.23%) BGP
11 13 (8.23%) OSPF
12 11 (6.96%) SNMP
13 10 (6.33%) DNS
14 9 (5.70%) xDSL
15 8 (5.06%) PBX
16 7 (4.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.96%) SQL Server
1 11 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.63%) BigQuery
3 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.63%) MS Access
3 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (6.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.63%) GitLab
General
1 73 (46.20%) Telecoms
2 21 (13.29%) Finance
3 12 (7.59%) Marketing
4 8 (5.06%) Billing
5 6 (3.80%) Legal
6 3 (1.90%) Back Office
6 3 (1.90%) Retail
7 2 (1.27%) Electronics
7 2 (1.27%) Publishing
8 1 (0.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Local Government
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (18.35%) Network Engineer
2 15 (9.49%) Network Support
2 15 (9.49%) Support Engineer
3 12 (7.59%) Analyst
3 12 (7.59%) Architect
3 12 (7.59%) Software Engineer
4 11 (6.96%) Consultant
4 11 (6.96%) Network Support Engineer
4 11 (6.96%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 10 (6.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 9 (5.70%) Designer
6 9 (5.70%) IP Network Engineer
7 8 (5.06%) IP Engineer
7 8 (5.06%) Solutions Designer
8 7 (4.43%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (3.80%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (3.80%) Business Consultant
9 6 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.16%) Installation Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.59%) CSS
1 12 (7.59%) HTML
2 11 (6.96%) .NET
2 11 (6.96%) jQuery
2 11 (6.96%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (6.96%) SOAP
2 11 (6.96%) StructureMap
2 11 (6.96%) WCF
2 11 (6.96%) XML
3 5 (3.16%) Middleware
4 2 (1.27%) Mason
4 2 (1.27%) REST
5 1 (0.63%) JMS
5 1 (0.63%) JSON
5 1 (0.63%) Node.js
5 1 (0.63%) RESTful
5 1 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.63%) XSLT
5 1 (0.63%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.96%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.43%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.16%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.53%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.53%) Digital TV
5 4 (2.53%) Handset
5 4 (2.53%) STB
6 3 (1.90%) IPTV
6 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.90%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (1.90%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.27%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.27%) e-Health
7 2 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.63%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.33%) Windows
2 7 (4.43%) Linux
2 7 (4.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.53%) Unix
4 3 (1.90%) Solaris
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.56%) ITIL
2 19 (12.03%) Network Design
3 16 (10.13%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (8.23%) CRM
5 13 (8.23%) Software Engineering
6 12 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.96%) MVC
7 11 (6.96%) Network Management
8 10 (6.33%) Migration
9 9 (5.70%) Project Management
10 7 (4.43%) Business Transformation
10 7 (4.43%) Network Architecture
11 6 (3.80%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.80%) Process Management
11 6 (3.80%) Time Management
12 5 (3.16%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 5 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (3.16%) Service Management
13 4 (2.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.86%) SQL
2 11 (6.96%) C#
2 11 (6.96%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.90%) C
3 3 (1.90%) Java
4 2 (1.27%) Perl
4 2 (1.27%) Python
5 1 (0.63%) ES6
5 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.63%) PHP
5 1 (0.63%) Ruby
5 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.63%) VBA
5 1 (0.63%) XPath
5 1 (0.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 29 (18.35%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (13.29%) SC Cleared
4 17 (10.76%) Degree
5 12 (7.59%) CCNP
6 11 (6.96%) CCNA
7 8 (5.06%) ACCA
8 6 (3.80%) CCIE
8 6 (3.80%) CIMA
8 6 (3.80%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.16%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.90%) APMP
11 2 (1.27%) CCIP
11 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.27%) MCP
11 2 (1.27%) SCSA
11 2 (1.27%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.63%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) SLA
2 3 (1.90%) IFRS
2 3 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.27%) Docker
3 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.63%) KVM
4 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (1.90%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.27%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.63%) Netcool
4 1 (0.63%) OpenNebula
4 1 (0.63%) Puppet
4 1 (0.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (22.78%) Cisco
2 29 (18.35%) Juniper
3 23 (14.56%) Microsoft
4 16 (10.13%) Huawei
5 6 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.53%) Cramer
6 4 (2.53%) Oracle
6 4 (2.53%) Remedy
6 4 (2.53%) VMware
7 3 (1.90%) BroadSoft
7 3 (1.90%) F5
7 3 (1.90%) Google
7 3 (1.90%) Intergraph
7 3 (1.90%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.27%) Aruba
8 2 (1.27%) BT
8 2 (1.27%) Meraki
8 2 (1.27%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (1.27%) Tellabs
8 2 (1.27%) Vyatta
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