Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 152 152
Rank change year-on-year +31 0 -18
Contract jobs citing Broadband 15 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.51% 0.11% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.82% 0.69% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Manchester median daily rate £475 - -
North West median daily rate £425 £600 £330
% change year-on-year -29.17% +81.82% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate £13.86 - £16.50
10th Percentile £12.79 - £15.75
90th Percentile £14.93 - £17.25
North West median hourly rate £12.35 £13.86 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.89% -18.47% +17.24%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 393 583 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.39% 16.34% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 335 257
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £115 £206 £206
90th Percentile £538 £546 £513
North West median daily rate £394 £409 £375
% change year-on-year -3.67% +9.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 34
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +15.05% -17.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.05 £10.65
90th Percentile £41.00 £40.00 £31.80
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.88% -10.53%

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Broadband as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in Manchester

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Broadband in Manchester

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Broadband in Manchester

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Oldham - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 £500 - 5
Broadband
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 12 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 12 (80.00%) Juniper
2 11 (73.33%) BGP
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) MPLS
3 10 (66.67%) VPN
4 9 (60.00%) BT
4 9 (60.00%) JNCIE
5 7 (46.67%) CCIE
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (40.00%) JNCIP
7 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 4 (26.67%) VoIP
9 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 3 (20.00%) Ericsson
9 3 (20.00%) LLU
9 3 (20.00%) Huawei
10 2 (13.33%) Firewall
10 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (13.33%) OSPF
10 2 (13.33%) Network Planning
10 2 (13.33%) Brocade
10 2 (13.33%) VLAN
10 2 (13.33%) ZyXEL
10 2 (13.33%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (13.33%) Foundry
10 2 (13.33%) Puppet
10 2 (13.33%) Network Management
10 2 (13.33%) Junos
10 2 (13.33%) MRTG

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 11 (73.33%) BGP
2 11 (73.33%) MPLS
3 10 (66.67%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) VoIP
5 3 (20.00%) LLU
6 2 (13.33%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) HSRP
6 2 (13.33%) IPv6
6 2 (13.33%) Junos
6 2 (13.33%) MRTG
6 2 (13.33%) OSPF
6 2 (13.33%) SNMP
6 2 (13.33%) TACACS
6 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 2 (13.33%) VRRP
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
1 7 (46.67%) Network Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Design Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Core Network Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Core Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) IP Architect
3 4 (26.67%) IP Design Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) IP Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Designer
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Network Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Product Design Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Product Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Trainer
6 1 (6.67%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) EJB
1 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (13.33%) Network Management
1 2 (13.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Coaching
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) JNCIE
2 7 (46.67%) CCIE
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (40.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cacti
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
1 2 (13.33%) OpenNMS
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) RANCID
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Juniper
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) BT
4 3 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (20.00%) Huawei
5 2 (13.33%) Brocade
5 2 (13.33%) Foundry
5 2 (13.33%) ZyXEL
6 1 (6.67%) Genesys