The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 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
England > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 238 240
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs citing Broadband 14 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 1.49% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 10
South East median daily rate £372 £361 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.04% -  
10th Percentile £317 £128 £299
90th Percentile £513 £488 £469
England median daily rate £313 £351 £379
% change year-on-year -10.84% -7.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
South East median hourly rate £12.76 - -
England median hourly rate £13.86 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -46.69% +48.57%  

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1318 1741 1809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.07% 19.54% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2173 2750 2379
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
10th Percentile £263 £245 £220
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
England median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 317 358
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +20.00%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.90 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.75 £49.46 £43.25
England median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.21% +24.44%  

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Broadband as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in the South East

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Broadband in the South East

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Broadband in the South East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Broadband in the South East

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Broadband in the South East

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Broadband in the South East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Broadband in the South East

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Hampshire +6 9 £372 +3.04% 1
Berkshire +5 3 £490 +88.46% 3
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 3
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 18 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 6 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) Digital TV
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Middleware
4 4 (13.33%) Huawei
5 3 (10.00%) Workflow Management
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security
5 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (10.00%) WFM
5 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (10.00%) MPLS
5 3 (10.00%) OSPF
5 3 (10.00%) BGP
5 3 (10.00%) Juniper
5 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (10.00%) CRM
5 3 (10.00%) SNMP
5 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
5 3 (10.00%) Workflow

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) BGP
3 3 (10.00%) MPLS
3 3 (10.00%) OSPF
3 3 (10.00%) SNMP
3 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) IPv6
5 1 (3.33%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.33%) Frame Relay
5 1 (3.33%) FTP
5 1 (3.33%) ICMP
5 1 (3.33%) IPv4
5 1 (3.33%) RSVP
5 1 (3.33%) SSL
5 1 (3.33%) VRRP
5 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
General
1 18 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (10.00%) Analyst
2 3 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Systems Manager
2 3 (10.00%) Transition Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Designer
3 2 (6.67%) Forecast Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Integration Manager
3 2 (6.67%) IP Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Consultant
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) JSON
2 1 (3.33%) RESTful
2 1 (3.33%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 5 (16.67%) Digital TV
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) IPTV
4 1 (3.33%) IVR
4 1 (3.33%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (3.33%) STB
4 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) CRM
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security
3 3 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (10.00%) WFM
3 3 (10.00%) Workflow
3 3 (10.00%) Workflow Management
4 2 (6.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 2 (6.67%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) CCNA
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ACCA
3 1 (3.33%) CCIP
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) CIMA
3 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco
2 4 (13.33%) Huawei
3 3 (10.00%) Juniper
3 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.67%) KANA
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Verint