The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Broadband
England / London
Rank 385 408 380
Rank change year-on-year +23 -28  
Contract jobs citing Broadband 21 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.99% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 24
Median daily rate £419 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% -5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £169 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £300 £361
% change year-on-year -29.16% -16.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £170.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -92.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £44.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -69.66% +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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2415 2823 2877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.55% 12.75% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1912 1843
Median daily rate £439 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 57 85
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £12.80 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Broadband in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Broadband in London

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Broadband in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Broadband in London

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Broadband in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Broadband in London

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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
City of London +5 4 £105 -73.75% 2
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 21 (48.84%) Telecoms
2 10 (23.26%) Finance
3 9 (20.93%) PBX
3 9 (20.93%) VoIP
4 8 (18.60%) WAN
4 8 (18.60%) LAN
4 8 (18.60%) Degree
5 7 (16.28%) Ethernet
5 7 (16.28%) Internet
5 7 (16.28%) Wireless
6 6 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (13.95%) DSL
6 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (13.95%) Virtual Team
7 5 (11.63%) Marketing
7 5 (11.63%) Project Management
7 5 (11.63%) Cisco
7 5 (11.63%) ITIL
7 5 (11.63%) MS Office
7 5 (11.63%) Handset
7 5 (11.63%) Billing
8 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
8 4 (9.30%) Legal
8 4 (9.30%) Migration
8 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
8 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
8 4 (9.30%) PSTN
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.30%) SLA

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (6.98%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (4.65%) Google Analytics
1 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) PBX
1 9 (20.93%) VoIP
2 8 (18.60%) LAN
2 8 (18.60%) WAN
3 7 (16.28%) Ethernet
3 7 (16.28%) Internet
3 7 (16.28%) Wireless
4 6 (13.95%) DSL
4 6 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (9.30%) PSTN
6 3 (6.98%) SNMP
6 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.65%) Firewall
7 2 (4.65%) IPv6
7 2 (4.65%) ISDN
7 2 (4.65%) NGN
7 2 (4.65%) PABX
7 2 (4.65%) xDSL
8 1 (2.33%) OpenFlow
8 1 (2.33%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (4.65%) BigQuery
2 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 21 (48.84%) Telecoms
2 10 (23.26%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Billing
3 5 (11.63%) Marketing
4 4 (9.30%) Legal
5 3 (6.98%) Electronics
6 2 (4.65%) Banking
7 1 (2.33%) Local Government
7 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (11.63%) Consultant
1 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
2 4 (9.30%) Analyst
2 4 (9.30%) Network Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Integration Consultant
3 3 (6.98%) Network Project Manager
3 3 (6.98%) VoIP Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (4.65%) Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Network Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.65%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (4.65%) VoIP Specialist
4 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) CSS
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) Mason
2 2 (4.65%) Node.js
2 2 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.95%) Virtual Team
2 5 (11.63%) Handset
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.98%) Digital TV
4 3 (6.98%) Social Media
4 3 (6.98%) STB
4 3 (6.98%) Video on Demand
5 2 (4.65%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.33%) IPTV
6 1 (2.33%) User Experience
6 1 (2.33%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Solaris
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) ITIL
1 5 (11.63%) Project Management
2 4 (9.30%) Analytics
2 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
2 4 (9.30%) Migration
3 3 (6.98%) B2C
3 3 (6.98%) DRM
3 3 (6.98%) IT Strategy
3 3 (6.98%) Network Design
3 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (6.98%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (4.65%) A/B Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.65%) Economics
4 2 (4.65%) Network Planning
4 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.65%) Web Development
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) C
2 2 (4.65%) ES6
2 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.65%) Ruby
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) APMP
4 1 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.98%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) IFRS
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) KVM
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Terraform
2 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.33%) OpenNebula
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) BroadSoft
3 3 (6.98%) Huawei
4 2 (4.65%) Avaya
4 2 (4.65%) Google
4 2 (4.65%) Juniper
4 2 (4.65%) Mitel
4 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.65%) Siemens
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Brocade
5 1 (2.33%) BT
5 1 (2.33%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.33%) Foundry
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) ZyXEL