Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 May 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 707 688 693
Rank change year-on-year -19 +5 -75
Contract jobs citing Broadband 145 126 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 1.07% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 59 97
England median daily rate £388 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +4.17% -20.00%
10th Percentile £163 £189 £161
90th Percentile £575 £500 £480
UK median daily rate £388 £313 £286
% change year-on-year +24.00% +9.17% -23.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 11
England median hourly rate £38.65 £13.86 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.86% -68.14% +148.57%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.33 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.00 £14.93 £47.14
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £13.86 £42.50
% change year-on-year +152.53% -67.39% +142.86%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,391 11,779 14,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.46% 14.00% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,660 7,248 8,793
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £224
90th Percentile £600 £586 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 682 655 621
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £19.49 £21.08 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.52% -15.69% +16.06%

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in England

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Broadband in England

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Broadband in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Broadband in England

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Broadband in England

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Broadband in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Broadband in England

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. 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
London -34 58 £275 -39.73% 39
South East -21 33 £360 -3.23% 17
North of England -5 24 £513 +73.43% 19
North West -6 17 £550 +53.85% 13
South West 0 15 £450 +67.44% 3
East of England +6 9 £120 -38.46% 11
Yorkshire -14 6 £388 +34.55% 6
East Midlands +2 4 £393 - 3
Midlands -18 4 £393 - 8
North East - 1 £293 -
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 66 (45.52%) Telecoms
2 26 (17.93%) ITIL
3 22 (15.17%) Windows
3 22 (15.17%) VPN
4 21 (14.48%) Internet
4 21 (14.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (13.10%) Cisco
6 16 (11.03%) Active Directory
6 16 (11.03%) JavaScript
6 16 (11.03%) HTML
6 16 (11.03%) CSS
6 16 (11.03%) WAN
7 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 15 (10.34%) Finance
7 15 (10.34%) Service Management
7 15 (10.34%) Security Cleared
8 14 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (8.97%) TCP/IP
9 13 (8.97%) DV Cleared
10 12 (8.28%) ServiceNow
10 12 (8.28%) Linux
10 12 (8.28%) Firewall
11 11 (7.59%) Migration
11 11 (7.59%) Project Management
11 11 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (7.59%) ISDN
11 11 (7.59%) Six Sigma
11 11 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (7.59%) Network Security

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (5.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.38%) Apache
3 2 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.38%) CMS
3 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.38%) JBoss
3 2 (1.38%) Jetty
3 2 (1.38%) OpenCms
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.69%) Confluence
4 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) Office 365
2 2 (1.38%) BrowserStack
2 2 (1.38%) GitHub
2 2 (1.38%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.17%) VPN
2 21 (14.48%) Internet
3 16 (11.03%) WAN
4 13 (8.97%) TCP/IP
5 12 (8.28%) Firewall
6 11 (7.59%) ISDN
6 11 (7.59%) Network Security
7 10 (6.90%) VoIP
8 8 (5.52%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (4.83%) 3G
9 7 (4.83%) 4G
9 7 (4.83%) ADSL
9 7 (4.83%) LAN
10 6 (4.14%) DNS
10 6 (4.14%) DOCSIS
10 6 (4.14%) Ethernet
10 6 (4.14%) HTTP
10 6 (4.14%) MPLS
10 6 (4.14%) Wireless
11 5 (3.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.07%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.38%) DB2
2 2 (1.38%) MySQL
2 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.38%) Ant
3 2 (1.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.38%) FitNesse
3 2 (1.38%) Gatling
3 2 (1.38%) Gradle
3 2 (1.38%) IntelliJ
3 2 (1.38%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.38%) JDeveloper
3 2 (1.38%) JUnit
3 2 (1.38%) Maven
3 2 (1.38%) Mockito
3 2 (1.38%) Sahi
3 2 (1.38%) Selenium
3 2 (1.38%) Subversion
3 2 (1.38%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 66 (45.52%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.34%) Finance
3 9 (6.21%) Local Government
4 7 (4.83%) Marketing
5 5 (3.45%) Retail
6 2 (1.38%) Legal
6 2 (1.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Billing
7 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.69%) Front Office
7 1 (0.69%) German Language
7 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 23 (15.86%) Analyst
2 15 (10.34%) Consultant
3 14 (9.66%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.97%) Network Engineer
5 9 (6.21%) Service Manager
6 8 (5.52%) Developer
6 8 (5.52%) Service Transition Manager
6 8 (5.52%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 8 (5.52%) Transition Manager
7 7 (4.83%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (4.14%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) IT Support
9 5 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) Telecoms Assistant
10 4 (2.76%) IT Analyst
10 4 (2.76%) Service Desk Support
10 4 (2.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.03%) CSS
1 16 (11.03%) HTML
2 10 (6.90%) Web Services
3 7 (4.83%) DOM
3 7 (4.83%) RESTful
4 4 (2.76%) Node.js
5 3 (2.07%) REST
5 3 (2.07%) SOAP
6 2 (1.38%) EJB
6 2 (1.38%) Java RMI
6 2 (1.38%) JAXB
6 2 (1.38%) JDBC
6 2 (1.38%) JMS
6 2 (1.38%) JSP
6 2 (1.38%) JTS
6 2 (1.38%) SAX
6 2 (1.38%) Servlets
6 2 (1.38%) Struts
6 2 (1.38%) UDDI
6 2 (1.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.90%) Digital TV
2 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.83%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.76%) IPTV
4 4 (2.76%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.07%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.07%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.07%) iPhone
5 3 (2.07%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.07%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (2.07%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.38%) iPad
6 2 (1.38%) Social Media
6 2 (1.38%) STB
7 1 (0.69%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.17%) Windows
2 12 (8.28%) Linux
3 10 (6.90%) Windows 10
3 10 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.21%) Unix
5 5 (3.45%) Android
5 5 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.38%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.38%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.38%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.69%) Solaris
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.93%) ITIL
2 21 (14.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (10.34%) Service Management
4 14 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.59%) Migration
5 11 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (7.59%) Project Management
5 11 (7.59%) Six Sigma
6 10 (6.90%) DevOps
6 10 (6.90%) Network Management
6 10 (6.90%) SDLC
7 8 (5.52%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.52%) Lean Six Sigma
7 8 (5.52%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (5.52%) Waterfall
8 7 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (4.83%) Network Design
9 6 (4.14%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.03%) JavaScript
2 8 (5.52%) SQL
3 4 (2.76%) Python
4 3 (2.07%) Perl
5 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.38%) Java
5 2 (1.38%) Java 8
5 2 (1.38%) PHP
5 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.38%) Ruby
6 1 (0.69%) C
6 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (8.97%) DV Cleared
3 8 (5.52%) Degree
4 5 (3.45%) CCIE
5 4 (2.76%) CCNP
6 3 (2.07%) JNCIE
6 3 (2.07%) PMP
7 2 (1.38%) CCNA
7 2 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.38%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.38%) MCP
7 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.69%) APMP
8 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) MCSE
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) SLA
2 2 (1.38%) P3O
3 1 (0.69%) GDPR
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) PMO
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 16 (11.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.14%) Docker
2 6 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.07%) Terminal Server
3 3 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) Ansible
2 5 (3.45%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.38%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.38%) Nagios
3 2 (1.38%) Puppet
3 2 (1.38%) SCCM
3 2 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.69%) Cacti
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.69%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.69%) RANCID
4 1 (0.69%) SCOM
4 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (13.10%) Cisco
2 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.28%) ServiceNow
4 9 (6.21%) Citrix
4 9 (6.21%) VMware
5 7 (4.83%) Juniper
6 4 (2.76%) Oracle
7 3 (2.07%) Avaya
7 3 (2.07%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.07%) Google
7 3 (2.07%) MarketAxess
7 3 (2.07%) New Relic
7 3 (2.07%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.07%) Tradeweb
8 2 (1.38%) Apple
8 2 (1.38%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.38%) F5
8 2 (1.38%) IBM
8 2 (1.38%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.38%) Roku