The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 573 549
Rank change year-on-year +38 -24  
Contract jobs citing Broadband 72 78 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 0.91% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 47 48
Median daily rate £313 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.77% -6.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £135 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £505 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £361 £335
% change year-on-year -13.43% +7.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 3 4
Median hourly rate £13.86 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +20.00%  
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6391 8567 8055
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.59% 16.14% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3780 5194 4540
Median daily rate £400 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 421 475
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.50% +23.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.16 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Broadband over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +32 69 £313 -10.77% 41
South West +19 16 £313 +11.60% 1
South East +20 15 £372 +3.04% 10
North West +32 11 £190 - 7
London -29 11 £463 +64.00% 11
Bristol - 11 £313 - 1
Hampshire +11 9 £372 +3.04% 3
Berkshire +8 5 £490 +38.02% 2
Hook +8 5 £372 +3.04%
Yorkshire +24 4 £150 -59.21% 3
East Midlands -5 4 - - 1
West Midlands - 4 - - 3
Lancashire - 4 £183 -
West Yorkshire +19 3 - - 1
Manchester +15 3 £290 - 7
East of England -4 3 £325 - 5
Essex - 3 £325 -
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Southampton - 3 - -
Brentwood - 3 £325 -
Cheshire +26 2 - -
Leeds +24 2 - -
Newbury +5 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
Preston - 2 - -
Leicester - 2 - -
Corsham - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
South Yorkshire +6 1 £150 -64.91%
Reading +6 1 £490 +8.88%

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Broadband.

1 66 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 34 (23.78%) WAN
2 34 (23.78%) Wireless
3 33 (23.08%) Cisco
4 28 (19.58%) LAN
5 25 (17.48%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (17.48%) Driving Licence
6 23 (16.08%) Finance
7 22 (15.38%) Migration
7 22 (15.38%) ITIL
7 22 (15.38%) Firewall
8 21 (14.69%) Wi-Fi
8 21 (14.69%) Internet
8 21 (14.69%) Juniper
9 20 (13.99%) TCP/IP
9 20 (13.99%) VPN
9 20 (13.99%) Security Cleared
10 18 (12.59%) ISDN
11 16 (11.19%) Network Monitoring
12 15 (10.49%) PRINCE2
12 15 (10.49%) Network Security
12 15 (10.49%) Degree
13 13 (9.09%) DV Cleared
13 13 (9.09%) Network Design
13 13 (9.09%) Windows
13 13 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 12 (8.39%) SNMP
14 12 (8.39%) Ethernet
14 12 (8.39%) VoIP
14 12 (8.39%) Risk Management

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (3.50%) CMS
2 2 (1.40%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) Office 365
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.40%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.78%) WAN
1 34 (23.78%) Wireless
2 28 (19.58%) LAN
3 22 (15.38%) Firewall
4 21 (14.69%) Internet
4 21 (14.69%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (13.99%) TCP/IP
5 20 (13.99%) VPN
6 18 (12.59%) ISDN
7 15 (10.49%) Network Security
8 12 (8.39%) Ethernet
8 12 (8.39%) SNMP
8 12 (8.39%) VoIP
9 9 (6.29%) DNS
10 8 (5.59%) MPLS
11 6 (4.20%) BGP
11 6 (4.20%) OSPF
12 4 (2.80%) IPv4
12 4 (2.80%) IPv6
12 4 (2.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (1.40%) BigQuery
2 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Bugzilla
1 3 (2.10%) JIRA
1 3 (2.10%) Redmine
1 3 (2.10%) Trac
2 2 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.40%) JUnit
2 2 (1.40%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.40%) Selenium
General
1 66 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 23 (16.08%) Finance
3 7 (4.90%) Billing
3 7 (4.90%) Marketing
4 5 (3.50%) Electronics
5 2 (1.40%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 19 (13.29%) Project Manager
3 13 (9.09%) Installation Manager
4 11 (7.69%) Analyst
4 11 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
5 9 (6.29%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 9 (6.29%) Network Support
5 9 (6.29%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.59%) Network Support Engineer
6 8 (5.59%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 7 (4.90%) Consultant
8 6 (4.20%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Integration Consultant
9 5 (3.50%) Support Technician
9 5 (3.50%) Wireless Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
10 4 (2.80%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.99%) Middleware
2 2 (1.40%) .NET
2 2 (1.40%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.40%) CSS
2 2 (1.40%) HTML
2 2 (1.40%) J2EE
2 2 (1.40%) Node.js
2 2 (1.40%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.70%) JSON
3 1 (0.70%) RESTful
3 1 (0.70%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.48%) Driving Licence
2 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.99%) Digital TV
4 9 (6.29%) STB
5 8 (5.59%) Video on Demand
6 7 (4.90%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.90%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.20%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.80%) Social Media
8 4 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (2.10%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.10%) Handset
9 3 (2.10%) IPTV
10 2 (1.40%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.70%) e-Health
11 1 (0.70%) IVR
11 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.09%) Windows
2 6 (4.20%) Linux
3 5 (3.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.40%) Unix
6 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.70%) Solaris
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.38%) ITIL
1 22 (15.38%) Migration
2 16 (11.19%) Network Monitoring
3 15 (10.49%) PRINCE2
4 13 (9.09%) Network Design
5 12 (8.39%) Risk Management
6 11 (7.69%) Network Management
7 9 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.59%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.59%) Workflow
9 7 (4.90%) Process Improvement
9 7 (4.90%) Project Management
10 6 (4.20%) IT Strategy
10 6 (4.20%) Lean Six Sigma
10 6 (4.20%) Six Sigma
11 5 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.50%) B2C
11 5 (3.50%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.50%) DRM
11 5 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.20%) JavaScript
1 6 (4.20%) SQL
2 4 (2.80%) Ruby
3 3 (2.10%) Perl
4 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.40%) ES6
4 2 (1.40%) PHP
4 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.40%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.70%) C
5 1 (0.70%) Python
5 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (17.48%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (13.99%) Security Cleared
3 15 (10.49%) Degree
4 13 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 13 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (8.39%) SC Cleared
6 11 (7.69%) CCNA
7 5 (3.50%) Master's Degree
8 4 (2.80%) ACCA
8 4 (2.80%) CCNP
8 4 (2.80%) CIMA
8 4 (2.80%) DBS Check
9 3 (2.10%) APMP
9 3 (2.10%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.10%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.40%) CCIP
10 2 (1.40%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.40%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.70%) CCIE
11 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) QA
2 4 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.10%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.70%) IFRS
4 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.10%) Firmware
3 2 (1.40%) Docker
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) SmoothWall
1 2 (1.40%) Terraform
2 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (23.08%) Cisco
2 21 (14.69%) Juniper
3 7 (4.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.80%) Google
4 4 (2.80%) Huawei
5 3 (2.10%) Avaya
5 3 (2.10%) BT
5 3 (2.10%) HP
5 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.40%) KANA
6 2 (1.40%) Mitel
6 2 (1.40%) Oracle
6 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.40%) Remedy
6 2 (1.40%) Siemens
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix
7 1 (0.70%) NetApp
7 1 (0.70%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.70%) VMware
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £25 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago