Period
to 26 October 2021

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 6 months to 26 October 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 170 113 226
Rank change year-on-year -57 +113 +28
Contract jobs citing Broadband 10 4 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.22% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 1.72% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
10th Percentile £413 £173 £415
25th Percentile £463 £229 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £330 £475
Median % change year-on-year +63.64% -30.53% +52.00%
75th Percentile £600 £437 £488
90th Percentile £606 £497 £503
Central London median daily rate £540 £330 £456
% change year-on-year +63.64% -27.67% +73.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £60.50 -

Broadband is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 337 232 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.64% 12.86% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 184 489
10th Percentile £313 £238 £207
25th Percentile £413 £366 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +5.71%
75th Percentile £613 £556 £575
90th Percentile £688 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £460
% change year-on-year +2.50% +8.70% +6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
10th Percentile £16.20 £22.65 £13.80
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.25 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -25.62% +51.25% +14.29%
75th Percentile £37.75 £44.13 £42.62
90th Percentile " £54.70 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -25.62% +44.05% +16.02%

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in the City of London

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Broadband in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Broadband in the City of London

Broadband
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Broadband in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Broadband in the City of London

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Broadband in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Broadband in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Broadband also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) IPv6
2 4 (40.00%) Multicast
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) SLA
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Nagios
3 3 (30.00%) MPLS
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) BGP
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Network Design
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (20.00%) Event-Driven
4 2 (20.00%) Event-Driven Programming
4 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (20.00%) 5G

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) InVision
1 1 (10.00%) Sketch
1 1 (10.00%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon ECS
1 2 (20.00%) AWS
1 2 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (20.00%) Azure
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
1 2 (20.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) IPv6
1 4 (40.00%) Multicast
2 3 (30.00%) BGP
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) MPLS
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 3 (30.00%) OSPF
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) 5G
4 1 (10.00%) DECT
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) IPv4
4 1 (10.00%) PPP
4 1 (10.00%) UPnP
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) GDB
2 1 (10.00%) GitLab
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Influencing Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Principal Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Principal Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Engineering Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Governance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior UX Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Event-Driven
3 2 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Event-Driven Programming
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
2 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds