Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 181 192
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 +12
Contract jobs citing Broadband 14 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 2.41% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 9
South West median daily rate £435 £213 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +104.71% -29.17% -
10th Percentile £357 £188 £201
90th Percentile £469 £319 £375
England median daily rate £388 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +24.00% +4.17% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £13.86 £45.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +203.03% -69.29% +23.63%
10th Percentile £40.50 £11.62 £29.38
90th Percentile £43.50 £14.93 £47.19
England median hourly rate £37.90 £13.86 £43.00
% change year-on-year +173.45% -67.77% +59.26%

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 769 789 916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.15% 15.13% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 483 600
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +0.69% -4.00%
10th Percentile £206 £193 £212
90th Percentile £540 £515 £493
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 75 65
South West median hourly rate £31.75 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.63% +14.29% +59.09%
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.22 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £77.50 £46.15
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -1 10 £388 +31.91% 4
Wiltshire +6 3 £450 +111.76% 1
Devon 0 1 - -
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
2 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (21.43%) People Management
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) MIMO
3 2 (14.29%) CAD
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) CMDB
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) Firmware

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (14.29%) MIMO
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
1 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Planner
3 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Renewable Energy
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) People Management
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
1 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) CAD
3 1 (7.14%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Release Management
3 1 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) BMC
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy