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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 510 533 475
Rank change year-on-year +23 -58  
Contract jobs citing Broadband 66 91 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 1.23% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 51 54
Median daily rate £301 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £300 £361
% change year-on-year -12.50% -16.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Median hourly rate £13.68 £43.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.73% +150.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £13.00 £16.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £46.43 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £44.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -68.85% +154.28%  

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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6071 7371 7304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.46% 14.75% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3741 4476 4043
Median daily rate £401 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.02% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 308 406
Median hourly rate £22.85 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.90% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.74 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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
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 3 months to 30 March 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
London +28 22 £419 +4.68% 8
South East -1 16 £400 +33.33% 6
South West +2 12 £213 -32.00% 4
North West +33 5 - - 5
Yorkshire - 4 £301 - 2
West Midlands +21 3 - - 4
East of England -4 3 £195 -40.00% 1
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 78 (50.98%) Telecoms
2 36 (23.53%) Cisco
3 31 (20.26%) WAN
4 30 (19.61%) LAN
4 30 (19.61%) Juniper
5 29 (18.95%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (18.95%) Wireless
6 28 (18.30%) TCP/IP
6 28 (18.30%) Security Cleared
7 25 (16.34%) ITIL
8 24 (15.69%) Internet
8 24 (15.69%) Finance
9 23 (15.03%) Firewall
10 20 (13.07%) Microsoft
11 19 (12.42%) VPN
11 19 (12.42%) Network Design
11 19 (12.42%) Network Security
12 18 (11.76%) SC Cleared
12 18 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
12 18 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (11.76%) ISDN
12 18 (11.76%) VoIP
12 18 (11.76%) SQL
13 17 (11.11%) Degree
13 17 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (9.80%) Huawei
15 14 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (8.50%) HTML
16 13 (8.50%) CSS
16 13 (8.50%) CRM

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 11 (7.19%) NServiceBus
2 3 (1.96%) CMS
3 2 (1.31%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.31%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.65%) Drupal
4 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (7.19%) MS Office
2 9 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.31%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (1.31%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (1.31%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.26%) WAN
2 30 (19.61%) LAN
3 29 (18.95%) Wireless
4 28 (18.30%) TCP/IP
5 24 (15.69%) Internet
6 23 (15.03%) Firewall
7 19 (12.42%) Network Security
7 19 (12.42%) VPN
8 18 (11.76%) ISDN
8 18 (11.76%) VoIP
8 18 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (7.84%) SNMP
10 11 (7.19%) BGP
10 11 (7.19%) Ethernet
10 11 (7.19%) MPLS
10 11 (7.19%) OSPF
11 10 (6.54%) DNS
12 9 (5.88%) PBX
13 6 (3.92%) DSL
14 5 (3.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.19%) SQL Server
1 11 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (1.31%) BigQuery
3 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (7.19%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.65%) GitLab
3 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
General
1 78 (50.98%) Telecoms
2 24 (15.69%) Finance
3 12 (7.84%) Billing
4 9 (5.88%) Marketing
5 6 (3.92%) Legal
6 3 (1.96%) Back Office
6 3 (1.96%) Electronics
6 3 (1.96%) Retail
7 2 (1.31%) Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Local Government
8 1 (0.65%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 16 (10.46%) Network Support
3 14 (9.15%) Support Engineer
4 12 (7.84%) Consultant
4 12 (7.84%) Network Support Engineer
4 12 (7.84%) Project Manager
5 11 (7.19%) Analyst
6 10 (6.54%) Architect
6 10 (6.54%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (6.54%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
7 9 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) Designer
8 8 (5.23%) IP Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) .NET Software Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 7 (4.58%) Solutions Designer
10 6 (3.92%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (3.92%) Business Consultant
11 5 (3.27%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.50%) CSS
1 13 (8.50%) HTML
2 11 (7.19%) .NET
2 11 (7.19%) jQuery
2 11 (7.19%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (7.19%) SOAP
2 11 (7.19%) StructureMap
2 11 (7.19%) WCF
2 11 (7.19%) XML
3 6 (3.92%) Middleware
4 2 (1.31%) Mason
4 2 (1.31%) Node.js
4 2 (1.31%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.65%) JSON
5 1 (0.65%) RESTful
5 1 (0.65%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.58%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.58%) Driving Licence
2 7 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.92%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.27%) Digital TV
4 5 (3.27%) Handset
4 5 (3.27%) STB
5 4 (2.61%) Social Media
5 4 (2.61%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.96%) IPTV
6 3 (1.96%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (1.31%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.31%) e-Health
7 2 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.27%) Windows
2 4 (2.61%) Unix
2 4 (2.61%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.96%) Linux
3 3 (1.96%) Solaris
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.34%) ITIL
2 19 (12.42%) Network Design
3 18 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (8.50%) CRM
6 12 (7.84%) Network Management
6 12 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (7.19%) MVC
7 11 (7.19%) Software Engineering
8 9 (5.88%) Migration
9 8 (5.23%) Workflow
10 7 (4.58%) Business Transformation
10 7 (4.58%) Project Management
10 7 (4.58%) Time Management
11 6 (3.92%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.92%) Network Architecture
11 6 (3.92%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.92%) Process Management
12 5 (3.27%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 5 (3.27%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.76%) SQL
2 11 (7.19%) C#
2 11 (7.19%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.96%) C
4 2 (1.31%) ES6
4 2 (1.31%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.31%) Perl
4 2 (1.31%) Ruby
5 1 (0.65%) Java
5 1 (0.65%) PHP
5 1 (0.65%) Python
5 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (18.95%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (18.30%) Security Cleared
3 18 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 17 (11.11%) Degree
5 12 (7.84%) CCNA
6 9 (5.88%) CCNP
6 9 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.92%) ACCA
8 4 (2.61%) APMP
8 4 (2.61%) CIMA
8 4 (2.61%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.96%) CCIE
9 3 (1.96%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.31%) CCIP
10 2 (1.31%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.31%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.31%) JNCIS
10 2 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.31%) SCSA
10 2 (1.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) SLA
2 4 (2.61%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.61%) QA
3 3 (1.96%) IFRS
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.31%) Docker
3 1 (0.65%) KVM
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (1.31%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.31%) SmoothWall
2 2 (1.31%) Terraform
3 1 (0.65%) Netcool
3 1 (0.65%) OpenNebula
3 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (23.53%) Cisco
2 30 (19.61%) Juniper
3 20 (13.07%) Microsoft
4 15 (9.80%) Huawei
5 6 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.61%) Google
6 4 (2.61%) Oracle
7 3 (1.96%) Avaya
7 3 (1.96%) BroadSoft
7 3 (1.96%) Cramer
7 3 (1.96%) F5
7 3 (1.96%) Remedy
8 2 (1.31%) HP
8 2 (1.31%) Intergraph
8 2 (1.31%) KANA
8 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.31%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.31%) Siemens
8 2 (1.31%) Sun
8 2 (1.31%) Veritas
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