Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 720 680 714
Rank change year-on-year -40 +34 +29
Contract jobs citing Broadband 152 182 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 1.40% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 99 72
England median daily rate £378 £318 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.90% -17.80% +9.11%
10th Percentile £200 £128 £171
90th Percentile £536 £512 £586
UK median daily rate £400 £315 £375
% change year-on-year +26.98% -16.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 22
England median hourly rate £42.50 £23.00 £12.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.78% +87.37% -23.28%
10th Percentile £33.77 £11.72 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.75 £48.75 £38.20
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £23.00 £12.28
% change year-on-year -43.48% +87.37% -24.46%

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 12,542 12,962 14,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.01% 13.64% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,630 8,047 8,747
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £200 £185 £220
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 652 729
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +8.60%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.71
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.20 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.73 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.81% -16.78% +7.48%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +13 51 £400 +19.05% 17
London +1 42 £360 +12.06% 26
East of England +9 27 £350 +81.82% 10
South West -59 14 £425 +9.68% 10
North of England -31 9 £500 +32.01% 36
Midlands -10 8 £450 +140.00% 9
West Midlands -19 6 £450 +140.00% 7
North West -35 5 £550 +29.41% 24
Yorkshire -12 4 £388 +2.31% 11
East Midlands +4 2 - - 2
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 77 (50.66%) Telecoms
2 36 (23.68%) WAN
3 30 (19.74%) Wi-Fi
4 29 (19.08%) TCP/IP
5 27 (17.76%) VoIP
5 27 (17.76%) ITIL
5 27 (17.76%) Linux
5 27 (17.76%) Internet
6 26 (17.11%) Cisco
7 22 (14.47%) LAN
7 22 (14.47%) Firewall
8 21 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (13.82%) Juniper
9 20 (13.16%) VPN
9 20 (13.16%) Wireless
9 20 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 20 (13.16%) Security Cleared
10 18 (11.84%) Degree
10 18 (11.84%) Perl
11 17 (11.18%) Windows
11 17 (11.18%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (9.87%) Network Security
13 15 (9.87%) Project Management
13 15 (9.87%) Finance
14 14 (9.21%) Java
14 14 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (9.21%) Incident Management
14 14 (9.21%) Amazon AWS

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 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.66%) Confluence
2 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle BRM
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.61%) Office 365
3 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (23.68%) WAN
2 30 (19.74%) Wi-Fi
3 29 (19.08%) TCP/IP
4 27 (17.76%) Internet
4 27 (17.76%) VoIP
5 22 (14.47%) Firewall
5 22 (14.47%) LAN
6 20 (13.16%) VPN
6 20 (13.16%) Wireless
7 15 (9.87%) Network Security
8 12 (7.89%) IPv6
8 12 (7.89%) ISDN
9 11 (7.24%) DNS
9 11 (7.24%) MPLS
10 10 (6.58%) IPv4
10 10 (6.58%) Software-Defined Networking
11 8 (5.26%) Ethernet
11 8 (5.26%) FTP
11 8 (5.26%) HTTP
11 8 (5.26%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.32%) SSDT
4 1 (0.66%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.66%) GIS
4 1 (0.66%) MS Access
4 1 (0.66%) Power BI
4 1 (0.66%) QGIS
4 1 (0.66%) Redis
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.66%) JIRA
2 1 (0.66%) Phabricator
General
1 77 (50.66%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.87%) Finance
3 5 (3.29%) Back Office
3 5 (3.29%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.63%) Marketing
5 3 (1.97%) Billing
5 3 (1.97%) Electronics
5 3 (1.97%) Local Government
5 3 (1.97%) Retail
6 2 (1.32%) Banking
6 2 (1.32%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Avionics
7 1 (0.66%) Law
7 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (15.13%) Developer
2 20 (13.16%) Network Engineer
3 14 (9.21%) Analyst
3 14 (9.21%) Project Manager
4 7 (4.61%) Consultant
4 7 (4.61%) Support Engineer
5 6 (3.95%) Senior Manager
6 5 (3.29%) Architect
6 5 (3.29%) Business Analyst
6 5 (3.29%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (3.29%) Desktop Support
6 5 (3.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (3.29%) Java Developer
6 5 (3.29%) Service Manager
6 5 (3.29%) Service Transition Manager
6 5 (3.29%) Transition Manager
7 4 (2.63%) DevOps Developer
7 4 (2.63%) Systems Integrator
7 4 (2.63%) Telecoms Manager
7 4 (2.63%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.24%) HTML
2 7 (4.61%) Ajax
2 7 (4.61%) CGI
2 7 (4.61%) JSON
3 6 (3.95%) CSS
4 4 (2.63%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.97%) .NET
5 3 (1.97%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.97%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.32%) LDAP
6 2 (1.32%) Middleware
6 2 (1.32%) WebRTC
7 1 (0.66%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.66%) Django
7 1 (0.66%) Flask
7 1 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.66%) REST
7 1 (0.66%) SAML
7 1 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.24%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (5.92%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.92%) Digital TV
3 8 (5.26%) Smartphone
4 7 (4.61%) Media Streaming
5 6 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.95%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.63%) iPad
6 4 (2.63%) iPhone
7 3 (1.97%) BBC
8 2 (1.32%) IPTV
8 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.66%) BYOD
9 1 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.66%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.66%) PKI
9 1 (0.66%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.76%) Linux
2 17 (11.18%) Windows
3 12 (7.89%) Unix
4 11 (7.24%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.92%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 7 (4.61%) Android
7 7 (4.61%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.61%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (3.29%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.32%) Solaris
10 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.66%) CentOS
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.66%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.76%) ITIL
2 21 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (13.16%) Software Engineering
4 16 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (9.87%) Project Management
6 14 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (9.21%) DevOps
6 14 (9.21%) Incident Management
7 13 (8.55%) Continuous Deployment
7 13 (8.55%) Deployment Automation
7 13 (8.55%) TDD
8 12 (7.89%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.89%) Network Design
9 11 (7.24%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (7.24%) Service Management
10 10 (6.58%) Collaborative Working
10 10 (6.58%) Migration
11 8 (5.26%) Change Management
11 8 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.84%) Perl
2 14 (9.21%) Java
3 13 (8.55%) Go
3 13 (8.55%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.55%) Ruby
4 11 (7.24%) C
5 9 (5.92%) C++
5 9 (5.92%) SQL
6 7 (4.61%) Embedded C
7 6 (3.95%) Python
8 4 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.97%) C#
9 3 (1.97%) PHP
9 3 (1.97%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.66%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.66%) R
10 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.84%) Degree
3 17 (11.18%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.24%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.92%) JNCIE
6 8 (5.26%) JNCIA
6 8 (5.26%) JNCIS
6 8 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.61%) JNCIP
7 7 (4.61%) MCSE
7 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.63%) CCNP
9 3 (1.97%) CCNA
9 3 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.97%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.32%) CCIE
11 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.66%) CWNA
11 1 (0.66%) IIBA
11 1 (0.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.24%) SLA
2 5 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.63%) PMO
4 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.32%) FISMA
5 2 (1.32%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (9.21%) Docker
2 5 (3.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (7.24%) Ansible
2 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (17.11%) Cisco
2 21 (13.82%) Juniper
3 13 (8.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.29%) Bloomberg
4 5 (3.29%) Citrix
4 5 (3.29%) FactSet
4 5 (3.29%) Nokia
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle
5 4 (2.63%) BT
5 4 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.63%) Remedy
6 3 (1.97%) Avaya
6 3 (1.97%) Ruckus Wireless
6 3 (1.97%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.32%) Aruba
7 2 (1.32%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.32%) HP
7 2 (1.32%) Intel
7 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.32%) Tableau