The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Broadband skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Broadband
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 105 100
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5  
Contract jobs citing Broadband 3 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.16% 0.71% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 3.07% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
Median daily rate £490 £355 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.02% -7.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £351 £348
% change year-on-year -10.84% +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.72 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -32.39% +17.14%  

Broadband is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 365 553 586
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.86% 23.24% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 253 237
Median daily rate £388 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.30% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Broadband as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in Berkshire

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Broadband in Berkshire

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Broadband in Berkshire

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Reading +10 1 £490 +8.88%
Newbury +4 1 - -
Broadband
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) OSPF
3 3 (27.27%) BGP
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) SNMP
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Huawei
3 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) ATM
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) FTP
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) IPv4

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) BGP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) MPLS
1 3 (27.27%) OSPF
1 3 (27.27%) SNMP
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) ATM
2 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Frame Relay
2 1 (9.09%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) ICMP
2 1 (9.09%) IPv4
2 1 (9.09%) IPv6
2 1 (9.09%) Multicast
2 1 (9.09%) RSVP
2 1 (9.09%) VRRP
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 9 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Forecast Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IP Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Commercial Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Integration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) IPTV
3 1 (9.09%) IVR
3 1 (9.09%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (9.09%) STB
3 1 (9.09%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ACCA
2 1 (9.09%) CCIP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CIMA
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Huawei
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Verint