The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 135 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Broadband 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.10% - 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% - 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£400 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £319 £323
% change year-on-year
+13.25% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £10.40
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
404 293 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.85% 12.81% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 157 180
Average daily rate £300 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.81% -55.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £24.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Broadband across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Broadband
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Broadband Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Broadband
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Broadband across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Broadband Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Broadband
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Broadband Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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West Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 2
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Broadband also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Broadband.

1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Adobe
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) Remedy
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) ADSL
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (14.29%) BMC
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) BGP
6 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 1 (14.29%) TACACS
6 1 (14.29%) MPLS

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Broadband also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Broadband. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) ADSL
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 1 (14.29%) WLAN
6 1 (14.29%) IPsec
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (14.29%) MPLS
6 1 (14.29%) OSPF
6 1 (14.29%) BGP
6 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) OpenWrt
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCDP
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CWNA
2 1 (14.29%) CWSP
2 1 (14.29%) CWAP
2 1 (14.29%) CWNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Remedy
2 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) BMC