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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 532 549 544
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5  
Contract jobs citing Broadband 69 74 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 0.94% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 48 44
Median daily rate £313 £350 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -7.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £351 £348
% change year-on-year -10.84% +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 1 4
Median hourly rate £13.86 £26.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.69% +48.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.86 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -32.39% +17.14%  

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 5971 7879 7392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.81% 15.89% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 4865 4238
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 364 431
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
South West +18 16 £313 +11.60% 2
South East +4 14 £372 +3.04% 7
North West +29 11 £190 - 6
London -20 11 £463 +64.00% 12
Yorkshire +28 5 £150 -57.20% 3
East Midlands -2 4 - - 1
West Midlands - 4 - - 3
East of England 0 3 £325 - 4
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 63 (45.99%) Telecoms
2 34 (24.82%) Wireless
3 33 (24.09%) WAN
4 31 (22.63%) Cisco
5 28 (20.44%) LAN
6 25 (18.25%) Driving Licence
7 23 (16.79%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (16.06%) ITIL
8 22 (16.06%) Finance
8 22 (16.06%) Migration
9 21 (15.33%) Firewall
9 21 (15.33%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (14.60%) Internet
11 19 (13.87%) Juniper
11 19 (13.87%) TCP/IP
11 19 (13.87%) VPN
12 18 (13.14%) ISDN
12 18 (13.14%) Security Cleared
13 16 (11.68%) Network Monitoring
14 15 (10.95%) Network Security
14 15 (10.95%) Degree
14 15 (10.95%) PRINCE2
15 13 (9.49%) Windows
15 13 (9.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 13 (9.49%) DV Cleared
15 13 (9.49%) Network Design
16 12 (8.76%) VoIP
16 12 (8.76%) Risk Management
16 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (8.03%) SNMP

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 5 (3.65%) CMS
2 2 (1.46%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Office 365
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.46%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.82%) Wireless
2 33 (24.09%) WAN
3 28 (20.44%) LAN
4 21 (15.33%) Firewall
4 21 (15.33%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (14.60%) Internet
6 19 (13.87%) TCP/IP
6 19 (13.87%) VPN
7 18 (13.14%) ISDN
8 15 (10.95%) Network Security
9 12 (8.76%) VoIP
10 11 (8.03%) Ethernet
10 11 (8.03%) SNMP
11 8 (5.84%) DNS
12 6 (4.38%) MPLS
13 4 (2.92%) BGP
13 4 (2.92%) IPv6
13 4 (2.92%) OSPF
13 4 (2.92%) SAN
14 3 (2.19%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (1.46%) BigQuery
2 1 (0.73%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Bugzilla
1 3 (2.19%) JIRA
1 3 (2.19%) Redmine
1 3 (2.19%) Trac
2 2 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.46%) JUnit
2 2 (1.46%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.46%) Selenium
General
1 63 (45.99%) Telecoms
2 22 (16.06%) Finance
3 7 (5.11%) Marketing
4 6 (4.38%) Billing
5 5 (3.65%) Electronics
6 2 (1.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
7 1 (0.73%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 21 (15.33%) Network Engineer
2 19 (13.87%) Project Manager
3 13 (9.49%) Installation Manager
4 11 (8.03%) Analyst
4 11 (8.03%) Telecoms Engineer
5 9 (6.57%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 9 (6.57%) Network Support
5 9 (6.57%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Consultant
7 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (3.65%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Integration Consultant
8 5 (3.65%) Support Technician
8 5 (3.65%) Wireless Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Wireless Network Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.30%) Middleware
2 2 (1.46%) .NET
2 2 (1.46%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.46%) CSS
2 2 (1.46%) HTML
2 2 (1.46%) J2EE
2 2 (1.46%) Node.js
2 2 (1.46%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.73%) JSON
3 1 (0.73%) RESTful
3 1 (0.73%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.25%) Driving Licence
2 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.30%) Digital TV
4 9 (6.57%) STB
5 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.11%) Video on Demand
6 6 (4.38%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.38%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.92%) Social Media
7 4 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.19%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.19%) Handset
8 3 (2.19%) IPTV
9 2 (1.46%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.73%) e-Health
10 1 (0.73%) IVR
10 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.49%) Windows
2 6 (4.38%) Linux
3 5 (3.65%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.92%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.46%) Unix
6 2 (1.46%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.73%) Solaris
7 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.06%) ITIL
1 22 (16.06%) Migration
2 16 (11.68%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (10.95%) PRINCE2
4 13 (9.49%) Network Design
5 12 (8.76%) Risk Management
6 10 (7.30%) Network Management
7 8 (5.84%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (5.84%) Workflow
8 7 (5.11%) Project Management
9 6 (4.38%) IT Strategy
9 6 (4.38%) Lean Six Sigma
9 6 (4.38%) Process Improvement
9 6 (4.38%) Six Sigma
10 5 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.65%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 5 (3.65%) Demand Management
10 5 (3.65%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (3.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.38%) JavaScript
1 6 (4.38%) SQL
2 4 (2.92%) Ruby
3 3 (2.19%) Perl
4 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.46%) ES6
4 2 (1.46%) PHP
4 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.73%) C
5 1 (0.73%) Python
5 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (16.79%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (13.14%) Security Cleared
3 15 (10.95%) Degree
4 13 (9.49%) DV Cleared
4 13 (9.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (8.03%) CCNA
6 10 (7.30%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.65%) Master's Degree
8 4 (2.92%) ACCA
8 4 (2.92%) CIMA
8 4 (2.92%) DBS Check
9 3 (2.19%) APMP
9 3 (2.19%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.19%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.46%) CCNP
10 2 (1.46%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.46%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.73%) CCIP
11 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) QA
2 4 (2.92%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.19%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.73%) IFRS
4 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.19%) Firmware
3 2 (1.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) SmoothWall
1 2 (1.46%) Terraform
2 1 (0.73%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (22.63%) Cisco
2 19 (13.87%) Juniper
3 6 (4.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.92%) Google
4 4 (2.92%) Huawei
5 3 (2.19%) Avaya
5 3 (2.19%) HP
5 3 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.46%) BT
6 2 (1.46%) KANA
6 2 (1.46%) Mitel
6 2 (1.46%) Oracle
6 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.46%) Remedy
6 2 (1.46%) Siemens
7 1 (0.73%) Citrix
7 1 (0.73%) NetApp
7 1 (0.73%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.73%) VMware
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