Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 709 665 740
Rank change year-on-year -44 +75 -32
Contract jobs citing Broadband 151 173 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.39% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 88 79
England median daily rate £360 £313 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.20% -13.19% -0.28%
10th Percentile £182 £149 £168
90th Percentile £539 £513 £542
UK median daily rate £375 £313 £361
% change year-on-year +20.00% -13.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 32 18
England median hourly rate £43.50 £13.86 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +213.85% +15.52% -25.02%
10th Percentile £26.34 £11.72 £11.72
90th Percentile £49.50 £24.80 £18.40
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £13.86 £12.28
% change year-on-year +213.85% +12.91% -23.28%

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 12,506 12,456 15,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.31% 13.79% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,636 7,604 9,315
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £224
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 672 716
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.18 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.01% -20.96% +15.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.97 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.23
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.30
% change year-on-year +5.26% -21.81% +21.50%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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
South East -6 55 £400 +7.53% 34
London -12 44 £250 -32.66% 26
East of England +5 23 £338 +31.07% 6
South West -40 13 £450 +44.00% 13
North of England -32 12 £550 +75.30% 26
North West -35 7 £550 +53.85% 23
Yorkshire -27 4 £375 +11.11% 3
West Midlands -27 3 £450 +140.00% 14
Midlands -29 3 £450 +140.00% 19
North East -7 1 £293 +192.50%
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 75 (49.67%) Telecoms
2 34 (22.52%) ITIL
3 29 (19.21%) WAN
4 26 (17.22%) Linux
4 26 (17.22%) Cisco
4 26 (17.22%) Internet
5 22 (14.57%) VoIP
5 22 (14.57%) Wi-Fi
6 21 (13.91%) VPN
7 20 (13.25%) Windows
7 20 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (12.58%) TCP/IP
9 17 (11.26%) HTML
9 17 (11.26%) Firewall
9 17 (11.26%) Software Engineering
10 16 (10.60%) Security Cleared
10 16 (10.60%) Finance
10 16 (10.60%) JavaScript
10 16 (10.60%) LAN
11 15 (9.93%) Microsoft
11 15 (9.93%) Incident Management
11 15 (9.93%) Degree
12 14 (9.27%) DevOps
12 14 (9.27%) Wireless
12 14 (9.27%) Service Management
12 14 (9.27%) Juniper
13 13 (8.61%) Six Sigma
13 13 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (7.95%) Configuration Management

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 4 (2.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.66%) Apache
3 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.66%) CMS
3 1 (0.66%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) Drupal
3 1 (0.66%) JBoss
3 1 (0.66%) Jetty
3 1 (0.66%) OpenCms
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.30%) Office 365
3 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.32%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.66%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.21%) WAN
2 26 (17.22%) Internet
3 22 (14.57%) VoIP
3 22 (14.57%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (13.91%) VPN
5 19 (12.58%) TCP/IP
6 17 (11.26%) Firewall
7 16 (10.60%) LAN
8 14 (9.27%) Wireless
9 11 (7.28%) ISDN
9 11 (7.28%) Network Security
10 10 (6.62%) DSL
11 9 (5.96%) DNS
12 8 (5.30%) DHCP
12 8 (5.30%) FTP
12 8 (5.30%) HTTP
12 8 (5.30%) IPv4
12 8 (5.30%) MPLS
12 8 (5.30%) Software-Defined Networking
13 7 (4.64%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.66%) Big Data
2 1 (0.66%) DB2
2 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.66%) MySQL
2 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (0.66%) Power BI
2 1 (0.66%) QGIS
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.32%) JIRA
3 1 (0.66%) Ant
3 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.66%) Gradle
3 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.66%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.66%) JUnit
3 1 (0.66%) Maven
3 1 (0.66%) Mockito
3 1 (0.66%) Phabricator
3 1 (0.66%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.66%) Sahi
3 1 (0.66%) Selenium
3 1 (0.66%) Subversion
3 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 75 (49.67%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.60%) Finance
3 7 (4.64%) Retail
4 6 (3.97%) Local Government
5 5 (3.31%) Back Office
6 4 (2.65%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.99%) Legal
7 3 (1.99%) Marketing
8 2 (1.32%) Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.66%) Avionics
9 1 (0.66%) Front Office
9 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (11.26%) Developer
2 16 (10.60%) Analyst
3 15 (9.93%) Network Engineer
4 13 (8.61%) Consultant
5 10 (6.62%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.62%) Service Manager
6 9 (5.96%) Service Transition Manager
6 9 (5.96%) Transition Manager
7 6 (3.97%) Java Developer
7 6 (3.97%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 6 (3.97%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.31%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.31%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.31%) Telecoms Assistant
9 4 (2.65%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (2.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (2.65%) Incident Manager
9 4 (2.65%) Network Support
9 4 (2.65%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (2.65%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.26%) HTML
2 9 (5.96%) CSS
3 8 (5.30%) Ajax
4 7 (4.64%) CGI
4 7 (4.64%) JSON
5 4 (2.65%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.32%) HTML5
6 2 (1.32%) jQuery
6 2 (1.32%) LDAP
6 2 (1.32%) Middleware
6 2 (1.32%) REST
6 2 (1.32%) Web Services
7 1 (0.66%) DOM
7 1 (0.66%) EJB
7 1 (0.66%) Java RMI
7 1 (0.66%) JDBC
7 1 (0.66%) JMS
7 1 (0.66%) JSP
7 1 (0.66%) UDDI
7 1 (0.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.95%) Digital TV
2 10 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.96%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.64%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.64%) Media Streaming
4 7 (4.64%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.31%) iPhone
5 5 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.65%) iPad
7 3 (1.99%) BBC
7 3 (1.99%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.99%) IPTV
7 3 (1.99%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.99%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.32%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.22%) Linux
2 20 (13.25%) Windows
3 9 (5.96%) Android
3 9 (5.96%) Unix
3 9 (5.96%) Windows 10
4 7 (4.64%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (4.64%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.64%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.97%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.99%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.99%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.32%) Solaris
8 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.66%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.52%) ITIL
2 20 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (11.26%) Software Engineering
4 15 (9.93%) Incident Management
5 14 (9.27%) DevOps
5 14 (9.27%) Service Management
6 13 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.61%) Six Sigma
7 12 (7.95%) Configuration Management
8 11 (7.28%) Lean Six Sigma
8 11 (7.28%) Migration
9 10 (6.62%) Project Management
10 9 (5.96%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (5.96%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (5.96%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.96%) TDD
11 8 (5.30%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (5.30%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.60%) JavaScript
2 10 (6.62%) Perl
3 9 (5.96%) C
3 9 (5.96%) Java
4 8 (5.30%) Go
4 8 (5.30%) Ruby
5 7 (4.64%) C++
5 7 (4.64%) Embedded C
5 7 (4.64%) SQL
6 5 (3.31%) Python
7 4 (2.65%) PHP
8 3 (1.99%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.66%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.66%) Java 8
10 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (10.60%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.93%) Degree
3 11 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (7.28%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.64%) JNCIA
4 7 (4.64%) JNCIE
4 7 (4.64%) JNCIP
4 7 (4.64%) JNCIS
5 6 (3.97%) MCSE
5 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.99%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.32%) CCNA
8 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.32%) IIBA
9 1 (0.66%) CCNP
9 1 (0.66%) CWSP
9 1 (0.66%) ISEB
9 1 (0.66%) PMP
9 1 (0.66%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) SLA
2 4 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.99%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.99%) PMO
4 2 (1.32%) FISMA
4 2 (1.32%) HIPAA
4 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.66%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (5.96%) Docker
2 8 (5.30%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.99%) Terminal Server
4 3 (1.99%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (5.30%) Ansible
2 1 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (17.22%) Cisco
2 15 (9.93%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.27%) Juniper
4 10 (6.62%) Citrix
5 7 (4.64%) ServiceNow
5 7 (4.64%) VMware
6 6 (3.97%) Bloomberg
7 4 (2.65%) BT
7 4 (2.65%) Nokia
7 4 (2.65%) Remedy
7 4 (2.65%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.99%) Avaya
8 3 (1.99%) FactSet
8 3 (1.99%) HP
8 3 (1.99%) MarketAxess
8 3 (1.99%) Mitel
8 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.99%) Tradeweb
9 2 (1.32%) Apple
9 2 (1.32%) Intel