The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 24 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 161 203
Rank change year-on-year -4 +42  
Contract jobs citing Broadband 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% 0.12% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.84% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £475 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.72% -26.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £361 £361
% change year-on-year -13.43% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 335 474 741
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.26% 14.01% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 375 549
Median daily rate £425 £463 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +10.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 24
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +1.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.60 £31.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Broadband in the City of London

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Broadband in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Handset
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Siemens
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) ISDN
3 2 (40.00%) PBX
3 2 (40.00%) PSTN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Mitel
3 2 (40.00%) NGN
3 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (40.00%) PABX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) ISDN
2 2 (40.00%) NGN
2 2 (40.00%) PABX
2 2 (40.00%) PBX
2 2 (40.00%) PSTN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Mitel Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Handset
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Avaya
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Mitel
1 2 (40.00%) Siemens