The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 93 96
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs citing Broadband 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.066% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 0.55% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £175 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -56.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £361 £335
% change year-on-year -13.43% +7.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.86 - £19.00
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 East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 178 182 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.57% 12.00% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 118 118
Median daily rate £313 £425 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +27.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £275 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 11
Median hourly rate £14.20 £13.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.27% -54.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £112.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Broadband in the East Midlands

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Broadband in the East Midlands

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 4 (100.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) HSRP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Aruba
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Meraki
1 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds