Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 November 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 of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 185 195
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing Broadband 23 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.45% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 1.16% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
East of England median daily rate £193 £204 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.52% -32.08% +81.82%
10th Percentile £123 £196 £229
90th Percentile £338 £216 £409
England median daily rate £313 £386 £361
% change year-on-year -19.09% +6.99% +7.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £12.79 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +251.84% -70.60% -
10th Percentile £17.38 £11.83 £41.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £14.61 £45.25
England median hourly rate £14.50 £12.28 £16.00
% change year-on-year +18.13% -23.28% +45.45%

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 944 861 943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.29% 17.67% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 472 462
East of England median daily rate £369 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £152 £200 £213
90th Percentile £555 £534 £525
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 74 123
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.76 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.10 £43.73 £52.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Broadband as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in the East of England

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Broadband in the East of England

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Broadband in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Broadband in the East of England

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Broadband in the East of England

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Broadband in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Broadband in the East of England

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 9 £258 -
Hertfordshire -6 8 £160 -17.95% 1
Cambridgeshire -12 4 - - 1
Suffolk +12 1 - -
Norfolk -4 1 - -
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 13 (56.52%) Wireless
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) WAN
3 9 (39.13%) Bluetooth
3 9 (39.13%) 802.11
3 9 (39.13%) 802.1X
4 8 (34.78%) Marketing
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) Firmware
5 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
5 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (26.09%) Redmine
6 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Trac
6 6 (26.09%) Issue Tracking
6 6 (26.09%) Defect Management
6 6 (26.09%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (26.09%) NAS
6 6 (26.09%) JIRA
6 6 (26.09%) QA
6 6 (26.09%) Release Management
6 6 (26.09%) Bugzilla
6 6 (26.09%) STB
6 6 (26.09%) VDSL
6 6 (26.09%) ADSL
7 5 (21.74%) Juniper
7 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
7 5 (21.74%) VPN

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Wireless
2 10 (43.48%) WAN
3 9 (39.13%) 802.11
3 9 (39.13%) Bluetooth
4 6 (26.09%) ADSL
4 6 (26.09%) NAS
4 6 (26.09%) VDSL
5 5 (21.74%) IPv4
5 5 (21.74%) IPv6
5 5 (21.74%) ISDN
5 5 (21.74%) LAN
5 5 (21.74%) Network Security
5 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (21.74%) UPnP
5 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (21.74%) Wireshark
6 4 (17.39%) NFC
6 4 (17.39%) xDSL
7 3 (13.04%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Bugzilla
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
1 6 (26.09%) Redmine
1 6 (26.09%) Trac
2 5 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (21.74%) JUnit
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
General
1 8 (34.78%) Marketing
2 5 (21.74%) Electronics
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Tester
3 5 (21.74%) Tester
4 4 (17.39%) Network Support
4 4 (17.39%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Support
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Wireless Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) 802.1X
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) STB
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
1 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
2 6 (26.09%) Defect Management
2 6 (26.09%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (26.09%) Issue Tracking
2 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Release Management
3 5 (21.74%) Network Management
3 5 (21.74%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (21.74%) Network Packet Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery Management
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
1 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
1 5 (21.74%) Perl
1 5 (21.74%) PHP
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
1 5 (21.74%) Ruby
1 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
2 4 (17.39%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.04%) CCNA
4 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Firmware
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Juniper
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Avaya
3 2 (8.70%) BT
3 2 (8.70%) Kaspersky
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft