The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 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 / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 150 130
Contract jobs citing Broadband 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.10% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.53% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £258
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £361 £348
% change year-on-year -13.43% +3.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 240 562 311
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.20% 19.41% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 283 128
Median daily rate £368 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.51% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £266 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 19
Median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £30.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +32.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.85 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Broadband in Scotland

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Broadband in Scotland