Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 197 196
Rank change year-on-year +28 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing Broadband 28 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.54% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.59% 1.24% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 8
South West median daily rate £390 £228 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.27% -24.10% -
10th Percentile £283 £150 £210
90th Percentile £548 £379 £394
England median daily rate £380 £400 £315
% change year-on-year -5.00% +26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £11.33 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +239.81% -63.15% -15.75%
10th Percentile £33.30 £11.33 £12.98
90th Percentile £42.90 £11.33 £45.78
England median hourly rate £27.40 £12.89 £16.50
% change year-on-year +112.61% -21.89% -38.89%

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 780 723 823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.01% 13.18% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 444 496
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £156 £184
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 74 64
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.87% +0.65% +68.58%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.43 £12.08
90th Percentile £43.40 £70.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Broadband in the South West over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 February 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
Bristol +7 19 £400 +75.66% 2
Gloucestershire +15 3 - - 6
Dorset - 3 £273 - 1
Devon +2 2 - - 2
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 17 (60.71%) Telecoms
2 8 (28.57%) Wireless
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (21.43%) VPN
4 6 (21.43%) Firewall
5 5 (17.86%) LAN
5 5 (17.86%) Network Design
6 4 (14.29%) 4G
6 4 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (14.29%) Programme Governance
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.29%) CCNP
6 4 (14.29%) CCNA
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.71%) IPsec
7 3 (10.71%) VRRP
7 3 (10.71%) MPLS
7 3 (10.71%) OSPF
7 3 (10.71%) Nortel
7 3 (10.71%) DNS
7 3 (10.71%) Avaya
7 3 (10.71%) Juniper
7 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.71%) DHCP
7 3 (10.71%) ISDN

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 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Wireless
2 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) VPN
4 5 (17.86%) LAN
5 4 (14.29%) 4G
5 4 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (10.71%) DHCP
6 3 (10.71%) DNS
6 3 (10.71%) HSRP
6 3 (10.71%) ISDN
6 3 (10.71%) Junos
6 3 (10.71%) MPLS
6 3 (10.71%) Network Security
6 3 (10.71%) Nortel Meridian
6 3 (10.71%) OSPF
6 3 (10.71%) Skype
6 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.71%) Unified Communications
6 3 (10.71%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
General
1 17 (60.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Network Support
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Support
3 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Network Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Programme Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Designer
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) PMO Lead
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) CMDB
3 1 (3.57%) Renewable Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Network Design
3 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.29%) Programme Governance
3 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (10.71%) High Availability
4 3 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.14%) CAD
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Contract Management
5 2 (7.14%) Document Management
5 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team Management
6 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.57%) Release Management
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
1 2 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) CCNA
2 4 (14.29%) CCNP
3 3 (10.71%) JNCIA
3 3 (10.71%) JNCIE
3 3 (10.71%) JNCIP
3 3 (10.71%) JNCIS
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) CCSA
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PMO
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) Avaya
2 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
2 3 (10.71%) Juniper
2 3 (10.71%) Meraki
2 3 (10.71%) Nortel
3 2 (7.14%) Ericsson
3 2 (7.14%) Huawei
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Nokia
3 2 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) BMC
4 1 (3.57%) BT
4 1 (3.57%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) Radware