The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 131 121 105
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing ADSL 7 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 1.19% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate
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£195 £195 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £250 £174
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £220 £165
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £20.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+28.50% +66.66%
ADSL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
779 671 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.91% 22.92% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 244 195
Average daily rate £300 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 52 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ADSL across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ADSL
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ADSL across the Berkshire region.

ADSL Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ADSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ADSL across the Berkshire region.

ADSL Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ADSL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
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ADSL
South East

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ADSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ADSL.

1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) WAN
3 15 (75.00%) Ethernet
3 15 (75.00%) Telecoms
4 14 (70.00%) VPN
5 12 (60.00%) MPLS
6 11 (55.00%) BGP
6 11 (55.00%) DSL
6 11 (55.00%) Internet
6 11 (55.00%) LAN
7 10 (50.00%) Broadband
7 10 (50.00%) CCNA
7 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (50.00%) EIGRP
7 10 (50.00%) OSPF
8 9 (45.00%) CCNP
9 8 (40.00%) SLA
9 8 (40.00%) ITIL
10 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (35.00%) RIP
10 7 (35.00%) Migration
10 7 (35.00%) LLU
10 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
10 7 (35.00%) BC Cleared
10 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (35.00%) xDSL
11 6 (30.00%) Frame Relay
11 6 (30.00%) SDH
11 6 (30.00%) ATM
12 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ADSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ADSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) WAN
2 15 (75.00%) Ethernet
3 14 (70.00%) VPN
4 12 (60.00%) MPLS
5 11 (55.00%) BGP
5 11 (55.00%) DSL
5 11 (55.00%) Internet
5 11 (55.00%) LAN
6 10 (50.00%) Broadband
6 10 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 10 (50.00%) OSPF
7 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (35.00%) RIP
7 7 (35.00%) LLU
7 7 (35.00%) xDSL
8 6 (30.00%) Frame Relay
8 6 (30.00%) SDH
8 6 (30.00%) ATM
9 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (20.00%) PSTN
General
1 15 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) IP Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (15.00%) Network Management
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CCNA
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCNP
3 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) BC Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) AirMagnet
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) Nortel