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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 539 575 497
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -78
Contract jobs citing Broadband 82 69 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 0.87% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 74
Median daily rate £425 £315 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £155 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £473 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Median hourly rate £12.28 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £14.49 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £114.20 £31.75 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.28 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-25.60% +13.79%

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
7522 7923 8209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.11% 14.35% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4548 4651 4687
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 475 440
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
England +50 82 £425 +30.76% 65
South East +38 25 £450 - 10
London +9 25 £275 -10.56% 12
Berkshire +13 13 £450 - 2
West Midlands +2 13 £250 -44.44% 4
Solihull +9 11 - -
Hampshire +28 8 £381 -19.04% 3
North West +14 7 £600 - 11
Hertfordshire +3 6 £195 -52.72% 2
East of England +2 6 £195 -35.00% 9
Stevenage - 6 £195 - 1
Wokingham - 6 £450 -
Reading -5 4 - - 1
South West +13 3 £413 +53.48% 7
Oxfordshire +6 3 £325 - 2
Bristol +6 3 £413 +43.47% 3
Hook 0 3 £361 -23.19%
Abingdon -1 3 £325 - 1
Fleetwood - 3 £600 -
Lancashire - 3 £600 -
City of London -7 2 £500 +18.34% 1
Coventry - 2 £250 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 3
Yorkshire +14 1 £128 - 8
Manchester -2 1 £425 - 7
South Yorkshire - 1 £128 - 4
Cheshire - 1 - - 2

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 with a requirement for Broadband.

1 98 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 30 (17.86%) WAN
3 28 (16.67%) Cisco
3 28 (16.67%) Migration
4 25 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (14.29%) VoIP
5 24 (14.29%) LAN
6 23 (13.69%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (13.69%) Security Cleared
7 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
8 21 (12.50%) ITIL
8 21 (12.50%) Network Design
9 19 (11.31%) Ethernet
9 19 (11.31%) Internet
10 18 (10.71%) Firewall
10 18 (10.71%) Driving Licence
11 17 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (9.52%) Project Management
12 16 (9.52%) Juniper
12 16 (9.52%) TCP/IP
13 15 (8.93%) VPN
13 15 (8.93%) XML
13 15 (8.93%) HTML
13 15 (8.93%) SQL
13 15 (8.93%) CSS
13 15 (8.93%) MPLS
14 14 (8.33%) CCNP
14 14 (8.33%) SC Cleared
15 13 (7.74%) Network Security
15 13 (7.74%) SQL Server 2008

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 (6.55%) NServiceBus
2 3 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.79%) Smallworld
3 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.19%) IIS
3 2 (1.19%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.60%) Drupal
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.17%) MS Office
2 7 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.60%) MS Project
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.86%) WAN
2 24 (14.29%) LAN
2 24 (14.29%) VoIP
3 19 (11.31%) Ethernet
3 19 (11.31%) Internet
4 18 (10.71%) Firewall
5 16 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 15 (8.93%) MPLS
6 15 (8.93%) VPN
7 13 (7.74%) Network Security
8 12 (7.14%) xDSL
9 11 (6.55%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (4.76%) ISDN
10 8 (4.76%) Wireless
11 7 (4.17%) PBX
12 6 (3.57%) ADSL
12 6 (3.57%) BGP
12 6 (3.57%) DOCSIS
12 6 (3.57%) DSL
12 6 (3.57%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.74%) SQL Server
1 13 (7.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.60%) MS Access
2 1 (0.60%) MySQL
2 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (6.55%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.19%) Subversion
5 1 (0.60%) GitLab
General
1 98 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.74%) Finance
2 13 (7.74%) Marketing
3 5 (2.98%) Billing
3 5 (2.98%) Legal
4 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.38%) Retail
5 3 (1.79%) Back Office
5 3 (1.79%) Electronics
5 3 (1.79%) Military
6 2 (1.19%) Publishing
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (13.10%) Network Engineer
2 18 (10.71%) Analyst
3 12 (7.14%) Architect
4 11 (6.55%) Project Manager
4 11 (6.55%) Software Engineer
5 10 (5.95%) C# Software Engineer
5 10 (5.95%) Network Support
6 9 (5.36%) Designer
6 9 (5.36%) Support Engineer
7 8 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) Consultant
8 7 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
8 7 (4.17%) Telecoms Manager
9 6 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (2.98%) Business Consultant
10 5 (2.98%) Network Architect
10 5 (2.98%) Product Manager
10 5 (2.98%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.93%) CSS
1 15 (8.93%) HTML
1 15 (8.93%) XML
2 11 (6.55%) .NET
2 11 (6.55%) jQuery
2 11 (6.55%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (6.55%) SOAP
2 11 (6.55%) StructureMap
2 11 (6.55%) WCF
3 2 (1.19%) Mason
4 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.60%) Middleware
4 1 (0.60%) PostGIS
4 1 (0.60%) REST
4 1 (0.60%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.71%) Driving Licence
2 12 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.98%) Digital TV
4 5 (2.98%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.79%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.19%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.19%) Economics
6 2 (1.19%) Handset
6 2 (1.19%) User Experience
7 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.60%) e-Health
7 1 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.60%) IPTV
7 1 (0.60%) IVR
7 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.60%) STB
7 1 (0.60%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.95%) Linux
2 8 (4.76%) Windows
3 6 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.38%) Unix
5 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.19%) Solaris
6 2 (1.19%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.67%) Migration
2 25 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.50%) ITIL
3 21 (12.50%) Network Design
4 17 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (9.52%) Project Management
6 13 (7.74%) Software Engineering
7 11 (6.55%) MVC
7 11 (6.55%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (6.55%) Service Management
8 9 (5.36%) PRINCE
8 9 (5.36%) Six Sigma
9 7 (4.17%) Network Management
9 7 (4.17%) Scrum
10 6 (3.57%) Business Transformation
10 6 (3.57%) CRM
10 6 (3.57%) Network Architecture
10 6 (3.57%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.57%) Programme Management
11 5 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.93%) SQL
2 11 (6.55%) C#
2 11 (6.55%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.57%) C
4 5 (2.98%) Python
5 4 (2.38%) Java
6 3 (1.79%) Perl
7 2 (1.19%) C++
7 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.60%) Go
8 1 (0.60%) PHP
8 1 (0.60%) Ruby
8 1 (0.60%) Rust
8 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (13.69%) Cisco Certification
1 23 (13.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.33%) CCNP
2 14 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.74%) CCNA
4 12 (7.14%) Degree
5 9 (5.36%) CCIE
6 5 (2.98%) APMP
7 4 (2.38%) ACCA
8 3 (1.79%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.19%) CIMA
9 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.19%) MCP
9 2 (1.19%) SCSA
9 2 (1.19%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.76%) SLA
2 5 (2.98%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.19%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.19%) UAG
3 1 (0.60%) Docker
3 1 (0.60%) KVM
3 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.19%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.19%) Puppet
4 1 (0.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.60%) Netcool
4 1 (0.60%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.60%) OpenNebula
4 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (16.67%) Cisco
2 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.52%) Juniper
4 9 (5.36%) Huawei
5 4 (2.38%) Avaya
5 4 (2.38%) BT
5 4 (2.38%) Cramer
5 4 (2.38%) HP
5 4 (2.38%) Oracle
5 4 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.38%) VMware
6 3 (1.79%) BroadSoft
6 3 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.79%) Intergraph
6 3 (1.79%) Nokia
6 3 (1.79%) Nortel
6 3 (1.79%) SAP
6 3 (1.79%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.19%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.19%) Veritas
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