Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 670 711 718
Rank change year-on-year +41 +7 -91
Contract jobs citing Broadband 185 160 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 1.07% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 76 84
England median daily rate £313 £386 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.09% +6.99% +7.76%
10th Percentile £128 £173 £175
90th Percentile £508 £588 £479
UK median daily rate £313 £375 £358
% change year-on-year -16.67% +4.75% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 16
England median hourly rate £14.18 £12.28 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.52% -23.28% +45.45%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.72 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.95 £39.50 £20.75
UK median hourly rate £13.86 £12.28 £16.00
% change year-on-year +12.91% -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 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 13104 15010 14551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.82% 15.43% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8037 9134 8529
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £221 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 680 755 945
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.21 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
London -14 54 £288 -38.83% 5
South West +27 40 £313 -27.54% 2
North of England +56 30 £379 +8.06% 31
South East -21 29 £354 -1.94% 9
East of England +8 23 £193 -5.52% 1
North West +31 21 £425 -29.17% 20
Yorkshire +19 8 £379 +8.14% 11
Midlands +10 8 £188 -31.82% 1
West Midlands +11 5 £188 -31.82%
East Midlands +1 3 - - 1
North East +64 1 £100 -71.43%
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 England region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 74 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 53 (28.65%) Wireless
3 50 (27.03%) Cisco
4 44 (23.78%) WAN
5 42 (22.70%) VPN
6 36 (19.46%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (17.30%) Wi-Fi
8 31 (16.76%) LAN
9 29 (15.68%) Juniper
10 28 (15.14%) MPLS
11 27 (14.59%) ITIL
12 26 (14.05%) Finance
12 26 (14.05%) Security Cleared
13 25 (13.51%) Windows
14 23 (12.43%) Internet
15 22 (11.89%) Ethernet
15 22 (11.89%) Firewall
15 22 (11.89%) Degree
16 21 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (11.35%) TCP/IP
17 20 (10.81%) ISDN
17 20 (10.81%) Network Design
18 19 (10.27%) BGP
18 19 (10.27%) Marketing
18 19 (10.27%) 4G
19 18 (9.73%) PRINCE2
20 17 (9.19%) VoIP
20 17 (9.19%) CCNA
20 17 (9.19%) BT
21 16 (8.65%) Project 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 8 (4.32%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.08%) CMS
3 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.95%) Office 365
2 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (28.65%) Wireless
2 44 (23.78%) WAN
3 42 (22.70%) VPN
4 32 (17.30%) Wi-Fi
5 31 (16.76%) LAN
6 28 (15.14%) MPLS
7 23 (12.43%) Internet
8 22 (11.89%) Ethernet
8 22 (11.89%) Firewall
9 21 (11.35%) TCP/IP
10 20 (10.81%) ISDN
11 19 (10.27%) 4G
11 19 (10.27%) BGP
12 17 (9.19%) VoIP
13 14 (7.57%) Network Security
14 13 (7.03%) ADSL
14 13 (7.03%) DNS
15 10 (5.41%) 802.11
16 9 (4.86%) 3G
16 9 (4.86%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.08%) MySQL
1 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (1.08%) SSDT
2 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.54%) Big Data
2 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.54%) InfluxDB
2 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Bugzilla
1 6 (3.24%) JIRA
1 6 (3.24%) Redmine
1 6 (3.24%) Trac
2 5 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (2.70%) JUnit
2 5 (2.70%) Selenium
3 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 74 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 26 (14.05%) Finance
3 19 (10.27%) Marketing
4 5 (2.70%) Banking
4 5 (2.70%) Electronics
5 4 (2.16%) Law
6 3 (1.62%) Billing
7 2 (1.08%) Advertising
7 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.08%) Local Government
8 1 (0.54%) Front Office
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (15.68%) Project Manager
2 25 (13.51%) Network Engineer
3 21 (11.35%) Analyst
4 19 (10.27%) Support Engineer
5 16 (8.65%) Architect
6 14 (7.57%) Support Analyst
7 12 (6.49%) Installation Manager
7 12 (6.49%) Network Support
8 10 (5.41%) IT Support
9 9 (4.86%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) Designer
9 9 (4.86%) Network Architect
9 9 (4.86%) Network Support Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) Wireless Engineer
10 8 (4.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (3.78%) Design Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Network Analyst
11 7 (3.78%) Telecoms Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.41%) 802.1X
2 7 (3.78%) .NET
3 4 (2.16%) Middleware
4 3 (1.62%) J2EE
5 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.08%) CSS
6 1 (0.54%) Bokeh
6 1 (0.54%) D3.js
6 1 (0.54%) EJB
6 1 (0.54%) Flash
6 1 (0.54%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.54%) HTML
6 1 (0.54%) HTML5
6 1 (0.54%) Pandas
6 1 (0.54%) Spring
6 1 (0.54%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.03%) Driving Licence
2 11 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.32%) Digital TV
3 8 (4.32%) Virtual Team
4 7 (3.78%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.78%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.78%) STB
5 6 (3.24%) iPhone
5 6 (3.24%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.62%) PMI
7 2 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.08%) iPad
7 2 (1.08%) User Experience
8 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.54%) Social Media
8 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.54%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.51%) Windows
2 13 (7.03%) Linux
3 10 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.86%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.24%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.70%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.16%) Android
8 3 (1.62%) Unix
8 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.08%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.59%) ITIL
2 21 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (10.81%) Network Design
4 18 (9.73%) PRINCE2
5 16 (8.65%) Project Management
6 15 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (7.03%) Network Management
7 13 (7.03%) Risk Management
8 11 (5.95%) Service Management
9 10 (5.41%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.86%) Migration
10 9 (4.86%) Test Automation
11 8 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.32%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (4.32%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (3.78%) Incident Management
12 7 (3.78%) Software Testing
13 6 (3.24%) Business Analysis
13 6 (3.24%) Coaching
13 6 (3.24%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.41%) JavaScript
1 10 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 8 (4.32%) Perl
3 7 (3.78%) C
3 7 (3.78%) PHP
4 6 (3.24%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.24%) Ruby
5 5 (2.70%) Python
5 5 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.08%) C#
6 2 (1.08%) SQL
7 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (19.46%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (14.05%) Security Cleared
3 22 (11.89%) Degree
4 17 (9.19%) CCNA
5 14 (7.57%) JNCIE
5 14 (7.57%) SC Cleared
6 13 (7.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (5.95%) CCIE
7 11 (5.95%) DV Cleared
7 11 (5.95%) JNCIP
8 9 (4.86%) CCNP
9 3 (1.62%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.62%) JNCIS
9 3 (1.62%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.62%) PMP
10 2 (1.08%) CCNP Voice
10 2 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.08%) MCSE
10 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.32%) QA
2 7 (3.78%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.24%) SLA
4 5 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.08%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (4.32%) Firmware
2 7 (3.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) Cacti
1 3 (1.62%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (1.62%) Nagios
1 3 (1.62%) Puppet
2 2 (1.08%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.08%) Netcool
2 2 (1.08%) OpenNMS
2 2 (1.08%) RANCID
2 2 (1.08%) SCCM
2 2 (1.08%) SCOM
3 1 (0.54%) Ansible
3 1 (0.54%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.54%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.54%) Icinga
3 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.54%) Salt
3 1 (0.54%) SELinux
3 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.54%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 50 (27.03%) Cisco
2 29 (15.68%) Juniper
3 17 (9.19%) BT
4 12 (6.49%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.95%) Avaya
6 8 (4.32%) Huawei
7 6 (3.24%) Ericsson
7 6 (3.24%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.70%) Meraki
8 5 (2.70%) Symantec
9 3 (1.62%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.62%) HP
9 3 (1.62%) Nortel
9 3 (1.62%) Remedy
10 2 (1.08%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.08%) BroadSoft
10 2 (1.08%) Brocade
10 2 (1.08%) Citrix
10 2 (1.08%) FactSet
10 2 (1.08%) Nokia