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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Broadband
UK
Rank 519 532 490
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -42
Contract jobs citing Broadband 81 86 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.16% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 54
Median daily rate £338 £300 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £163 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Median hourly rate £11.89 £16.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.95% -70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.89 £16.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-27.95% -70.00%

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
6869 7404 7386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 14.56% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4162 4306 4176
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 373 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.66 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.92 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Broadband within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Broadband Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 January 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 +31 78 £338 +7.14% 31
South East +36 33 £450 +5.26% 8
Berkshire +16 18 £450 +27.65% 3
London -4 15 £180 -10.00% 12
East of England +8 11 £195 -35.00% 1
Hertfordshire +7 10 £195 -
West Midlands +6 10 £250 -44.44% 2
Stevenage - 10 £195 -
Oxfordshire +7 8 £235 - 1
Solihull +2 8 - -
Abingdon +4 7 £325 -
Wokingham - 7 £450 -
Hampshire +9 4 £413 -12.23% 1
Reading +6 3 - - 2
South West +5 3 £145 -51.66% 1
North West +16 2 £425 +38.21% 5
Hook +8 2 £388 -17.55%
Bristol -2 2 £145 -51.66% 1
Coventry - 2 £250 -
Brighton - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - - 2
Wales - 2 - - 2
Scotland +19 1 - -
Manchester +14 1 £425 - 2
Glasgow +4 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 75 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 33 (22.00%) WAN
2 33 (22.00%) Cisco
3 29 (19.33%) LAN
4 27 (18.00%) Juniper
4 27 (18.00%) Security Cleared
5 26 (17.33%) TCP/IP
6 25 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (16.00%) Firewall
8 23 (15.33%) VoIP
8 23 (15.33%) ITIL
9 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
9 21 (14.00%) Network Design
10 20 (13.33%) Internet
11 19 (12.67%) MPLS
11 19 (12.67%) VPN
11 19 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (12.67%) SC Cleared
12 17 (11.33%) Ethernet
13 16 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (10.67%) Network Security
14 15 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
14 15 (10.00%) Huawei
14 15 (10.00%) XML
14 15 (10.00%) HTML
14 15 (10.00%) CSS
15 14 (9.33%) Project Management
15 14 (9.33%) Software Engineering
15 14 (9.33%) Wireless
16 13 (8.67%) Migration

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 (7.33%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.00%) Smallworld
3 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.67%) Apache
4 1 (0.67%) Drupal
4 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.67%) IIS
4 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) MS Office
2 7 (4.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.00%) WAN
2 29 (19.33%) LAN
3 26 (17.33%) TCP/IP
4 24 (16.00%) Firewall
5 23 (15.33%) VoIP
6 20 (13.33%) Internet
7 19 (12.67%) MPLS
7 19 (12.67%) VPN
8 17 (11.33%) Ethernet
9 16 (10.67%) Network Security
10 14 (9.33%) Wireless
11 13 (8.67%) ISDN
12 12 (8.00%) BGP
12 12 (8.00%) OSPF
12 12 (8.00%) xDSL
13 11 (7.33%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (6.67%) DNS
15 8 (5.33%) SNMP
16 7 (4.67%) PBX
16 7 (4.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.33%) MySQL
2 2 (1.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.67%) MS Access
3 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (7.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.33%) Subversion
4 1 (0.67%) GitLab
General
1 75 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.33%) Finance
3 10 (6.67%) Marketing
4 7 (4.67%) Billing
5 5 (3.33%) Legal
5 5 (3.33%) Retail
6 3 (2.00%) Back Office
7 2 (1.33%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Local Government
8 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (18.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (10.67%) Network Support
3 14 (9.33%) Analyst
4 13 (8.67%) Architect
4 13 (8.67%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 10 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
7 9 (6.00%) Consultant
7 9 (6.00%) IP Network Engineer
7 9 (6.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 8 (5.33%) Designer
8 8 (5.33%) IP Engineer
8 8 (5.33%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.67%) .NET Software Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) Solutions Designer
10 6 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.00%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) Business Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.00%) CSS
1 15 (10.00%) HTML
1 15 (10.00%) XML
2 11 (7.33%) .NET
2 11 (7.33%) jQuery
2 11 (7.33%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (7.33%) SOAP
2 11 (7.33%) StructureMap
2 11 (7.33%) WCF
3 2 (1.33%) Mason
3 2 (1.33%) REST
4 1 (0.67%) JMS
4 1 (0.67%) JSON
4 1 (0.67%) Middleware
4 1 (0.67%) PostGIS
4 1 (0.67%) RESTful
4 1 (0.67%) XSLT
4 1 (0.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.67%) Driving Licence
4 6 (4.00%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.00%) Digital TV
5 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.33%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.33%) Economics
6 2 (1.33%) e-Health
6 2 (1.33%) Handset
6 2 (1.33%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.67%) FMCG
7 1 (0.67%) IPTV
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.67%) STB
7 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.67%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.00%) Linux
2 7 (4.67%) Windows
3 5 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.67%) Unix
5 2 (1.33%) Solaris
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.33%) ITIL
2 21 (14.00%) Network Design
3 19 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (9.33%) Project Management
6 14 (9.33%) Software Engineering
7 13 (8.67%) CRM
7 13 (8.67%) Migration
8 11 (7.33%) MVC
9 10 (6.67%) Network Management
10 7 (4.67%) Business Transformation
10 7 (4.67%) PRINCE
10 7 (4.67%) Service Management
11 6 (4.00%) Network Architecture
11 6 (4.00%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.00%) Process Management
12 5 (3.33%) Product Management
12 5 (3.33%) Scrum
12 5 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.67%) SQL
2 11 (7.33%) C#
2 11 (7.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.00%) C
4 5 (3.33%) Java
4 5 (3.33%) Python
5 3 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (0.67%) C++
6 1 (0.67%) Go
6 1 (0.67%) PHP
6 1 (0.67%) Ruby
6 1 (0.67%) Rust
6 1 (0.67%) Scala
6 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.67%) XPath
6 1 (0.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 27 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (12.67%) SC Cleared
4 13 (8.67%) Degree
5 11 (7.33%) CCNP
6 10 (6.67%) CCNA
7 6 (4.00%) CCIE
7 6 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.67%) ACCA
8 4 (2.67%) APMP
8 4 (2.67%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.33%) CIMA
9 2 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.33%) MCP
9 2 (1.33%) SCSA
9 2 (1.33%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.67%) CCIP
10 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.67%) Docker
4 1 (0.67%) KVM
4 1 (0.67%) UAG
4 1 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.33%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.33%) Puppet
3 2 (1.33%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.67%) Ansible
4 1 (0.67%) Netcool
4 1 (0.67%) OpenNebula
4 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (22.00%) Cisco
2 27 (18.00%) Juniper
3 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (10.00%) Huawei
5 4 (2.67%) Avaya
5 4 (2.67%) BT
5 4 (2.67%) Cramer
5 4 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.67%) VMware
6 3 (2.00%) BroadSoft
6 3 (2.00%) F5
6 3 (2.00%) HP
6 3 (2.00%) Intergraph
6 3 (2.00%) Nortel
6 3 (2.00%) Oracle
6 3 (2.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.33%) Aruba
7 2 (1.33%) Meraki
7 2 (1.33%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (1.33%) Vyatta
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