Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 October 2018 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 West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 155 207
Rank change year-on-year -49 +52 +5
Contract jobs citing Broadband 14 43 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.78% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 5.24% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 2
South West median daily rate £450 £313 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -27.54% +33.72%
10th Percentile £424 £306 £408
90th Percentile £485 £497 £469
England median daily rate £375 £313 £361
% change year-on-year +20.00% -13.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
South West median hourly rate - £13.86 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.26% -14.76%
England median hourly rate £43.50 £13.86 £12.28
% change year-on-year +213.85% +12.91% -23.28%

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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 871 821 882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.33% 14.89% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 487 520
South West median daily rate £390 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% +4.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £201 £171 £180
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 50 89
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £33.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.82% +0.76% -15.92%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.76 £12.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in the South West

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Broadband in the South West

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Broadband in the South West

Broadband
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Wiltshire -13 4 £450 - 1
Devon +4 3 - - 1
Bristol -40 3 - - 3
Gloucestershire -4 2 £425 - 3
Somerset -5 1 - - 3
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 South West region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) ISDN
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) iPhone
4 2 (14.29%) iPad
4 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) ISDN
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.14%) GSM
4 1 (7.14%) IPv4
4 1 (7.14%) IPv6
4 1 (7.14%) LTE
4 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (7.14%) Skype
4 1 (7.14%) UMTS
4 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
1 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Recruitment Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) MMIC
3 1 (7.14%) Photography
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Network Design
2 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Contract Management
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIE
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIP
3 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper