Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Structured Cabling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Structured Cabling over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Structured Cabling
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 198 171
Rank change year-on-year +16 -27 -
Contract jobs citing Structured Cabling 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.041% 0.13% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.95% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
West Midlands median daily rate £240 £184 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.61% +47.00% -
10th Percentile £220 £154 £113
90th Percentile £260 £210 £138
England median daily rate £220 £210 £255
% change year-on-year +4.76% -17.65% -16.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £13.00 -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £44.46 £22.83
% change year-on-year -26.90% +94.74% +1.47%

Structured Cabling 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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 784 846 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.20% 13.72% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 439 297
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £161 £187 £210
90th Percentile £501 £538 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 64
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.38 £10.81
90th Percentile £44.50 £39.55 £39.82
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%

Structured Cabling
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Structured Cabling as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Structured Cabling in the West Midlands

Structured Cabling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Structured Cabling in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Structured Cabling in the West Midlands

Structured Cabling
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Structured Cabling in the West Midlands

Structured Cabling
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Structured Cabling within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +6 1 £240 +30.61%
Coventry - 1 - -
Structured Cabling
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Structured Cabling 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Structured Cabling.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Scorecard
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP

Structured Cabling
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scorecard
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) VMware