Period
to 27 November 2021

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 6 months to 27 November 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 524 340 522
Rank change year-on-year -184 +182 +88
Contract jobs citing Broadband 59 46 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.29% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 2.69% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 23
10th Percentile £421 £135 £275
25th Percentile £499 £219 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £534 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +12.37% - +38.69%
75th Percentile £600 £550 £506
90th Percentile £638 £621 £583
England median daily rate £500 £455 £408
% change year-on-year +9.90% +11.53% +3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
10th Percentile £11.25 £57.23 "
25th Percentile £13.13 £57.56 £31.59
Median hourly rate £25.00 £59.75 £33.18
Median % change year-on-year -58.16% +80.11% -1.85%
75th Percentile £28.75 £61.56 £34.76
90th Percentile £43.00 £61.68 "
England median hourly rate £11.67 £59.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year -80.48% +305.08% -65.29%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,702 1,710 3,839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.87% 10.78% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,561 1,182 2,658
10th Percentile £275 £263 £189
25th Percentile £413 £382 £320
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £533 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +12.11% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £650 £575 £556
90th Percentile £738 £650 £650
England median daily rate £475 £445 £420
% change year-on-year +6.74% +5.95% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 18 105
10th Percentile £11.44 £20.88 £13.93
25th Percentile £15.00 £23.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.75 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -17.12% +32.14% -2.33%
75th Percentile £37.75 £39.56 £46.40
90th Percentile £56.75 £58.90 £52.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £34.95 £22.00
% change year-on-year -37.05% +58.86% +15.79%

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in London

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Broadband in London.

Daily rate trend for Broadband in London

Broadband
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Broadband in London over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Broadband in London

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Broadband in London.

Hourly rate trend for Broadband in London

Broadband
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Broadband in London over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 27 November 2021. 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
Central London -53 9 £550 +66.67% 4
West London -26 7 £563 +4.17% 30
North London - 1 - -
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.51%) Telecoms
3 13 (22.03%) Python
3 13 (22.03%) Social Skills
4 12 (20.34%) Migration
4 12 (20.34%) Service Delivery
5 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
6 10 (16.95%) Project Management
6 10 (16.95%) Over-the-Top Content
7 9 (15.25%) SDLC
7 9 (15.25%) SQL
7 9 (15.25%) BT
8 8 (13.56%) Network Design
8 8 (13.56%) VPN
8 8 (13.56%) Degree
8 8 (13.56%) JIRA
8 8 (13.56%) AWS
8 8 (13.56%) GPON
8 8 (13.56%) Openreach
9 7 (11.86%) Project Delivery
9 7 (11.86%) Marketing
9 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
9 7 (11.86%) Microservices
9 7 (11.86%) Ethernet
9 7 (11.86%) MPLS
9 7 (11.86%) OSPF
9 7 (11.86%) BGP
9 7 (11.86%) Cisco
9 7 (11.86%) Nokia
9 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management

Broadband
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) InVision
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.69%) Sketch
1 1 (1.69%) UserZoom
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) AWS
2 6 (10.17%) Serverless
3 4 (6.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (6.78%) Azure
3 4 (6.78%) GitHub
4 3 (5.08%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.08%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.08%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 3 (5.08%) Azure Functions
4 3 (5.08%) Azure Key Vault
4 3 (5.08%) GCP
4 3 (5.08%) Power Platform
5 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.39%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.69%) IaaS
6 1 (1.69%) SaaS
6 1 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) GPON
1 8 (13.56%) VPN
2 7 (11.86%) BGP
2 7 (11.86%) Ethernet
2 7 (11.86%) MPLS
2 7 (11.86%) OSPF
3 6 (10.17%) ADSL
3 6 (10.17%) IPv6
4 5 (8.47%) Firewall
4 5 (8.47%) Internet
4 5 (8.47%) Multicast
4 5 (8.47%) VoIP
4 5 (8.47%) xDSL
5 4 (6.78%) Network Security
5 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.78%) VDSL
5 4 (6.78%) WAN
6 3 (5.08%) 802.11
6 3 (5.08%) DNS
6 3 (5.08%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.08%) Power BI
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) JIRA
2 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.17%) git-flow
4 4 (6.78%) GitLab
5 3 (5.08%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.39%) GDB
7 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (30.51%) Telecoms
2 13 (22.03%) Social Skills
3 7 (11.86%) Marketing
4 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.47%) Finance
5 5 (8.47%) Legal
6 3 (5.08%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.69%) Back Office
7 1 (1.69%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.69%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Senior Manager
3 7 (11.86%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Mobile Project Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Network Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Network Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Principal Network Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Sales Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Network Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Network Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Core Network Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Telecoms Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) CSS
1 6 (10.17%) CSS3
1 6 (10.17%) Django
1 6 (10.17%) HTML
1 6 (10.17%) HTML5
2 4 (6.78%) Node.js
2 4 (6.78%) React
3 3 (5.08%) 802.1X
3 3 (5.08%) ARM Templates
3 3 (5.08%) Flask
3 3 (5.08%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (3.39%) .NET
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Fibre Optics
2 5 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.39%) Digital TV
4 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) CMDB
5 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.69%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) OpenWrt
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.34%) Migration
2 12 (20.34%) Service Delivery
3 10 (16.95%) Project Management
4 9 (15.25%) SDLC
5 8 (13.56%) Network Design
6 7 (11.86%) Microservices
6 7 (11.86%) Project Delivery
6 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.17%) Front End Development
7 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (8.47%) Change Control
8 5 (8.47%) Event-Driven
8 5 (8.47%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 5 (8.47%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
9 4 (6.78%) Contract Management
9 4 (6.78%) DevOps
10 3 (5.08%) Performance Management
10 3 (5.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) Python
2 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.25%) SQL
4 4 (6.78%) TypeScript
5 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.39%) C
7 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) C#
7 1 (1.69%) Go
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) CCNA
3 5 (8.47%) CCNP
4 3 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.08%) CWNA
4 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) CCIP
5 2 (3.39%) CISA
6 1 (1.69%) CCDP
6 1 (1.69%) CCIE
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) GDPR
3 2 (3.39%) COBIT
3 2 (3.39%) GRC
3 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.69%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.78%) Grafana
2 4 (6.78%) Nagios
3 3 (5.08%) Ansible
3 3 (5.08%) Prometheus
3 3 (5.08%) Terraform
4 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) BT
2 8 (13.56%) Openreach
3 7 (11.86%) Cisco
3 7 (11.86%) Nokia
4 4 (6.78%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (5.08%) Juniper
6 2 (3.39%) ADVA
6 2 (3.39%) Ciena
6 2 (3.39%) Google
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.69%) Huawei
7 1 (1.69%) hybris
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle
7 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.69%) SAP