The table below looks at the statistics for Structured Cabling skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Structured Cabling 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
Structured Cabling
Rank 127 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Structured Cabling 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.039% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £125 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £208 £305
% change year-on-year
-10.84% -31.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.46 £36.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+23.50% +89.47%
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
360 339 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.10% 13.27% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 162 188
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £173 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 31
Median hourly rate £15.71 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.36% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.89 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.86 £29.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

Structured Cabling
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Structured Cabling as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Structured Cabling Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Structured Cabling
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Structured Cabling Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Structured Cabling
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Structured Cabling Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Structured Cabling
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Structured Cabling 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Structured Cabling.

1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) PBX
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) CCDP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) X.21
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) PMP
5 1 (14.29%) 3G
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) 4G
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Ciena
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2

Structured Cabling
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) BGP
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) PBX
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) X.21
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Designer
1 5 (71.43%) Network Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) CCDP
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Ciena