The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 118 107 134
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Contract jobs citing ADSL 1 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.53% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 2.03% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £210 £300
% change year-on-year
+48.80% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-45.00% -9.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
612 640 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.06% 26.29% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 214 201
Average daily rate £325 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £454 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
ADSL
South East

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 22 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 1 - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 2
ADSL
South East

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) SDH
1 8 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
2 7 (87.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) ATM
3 5 (62.50%) Broadband
3 5 (62.50%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) GPRS
4 4 (50.00%) GSM
4 4 (50.00%) UMTS
4 4 (50.00%) DSL
4 4 (50.00%) VRRP
4 4 (50.00%) Ericsson
4 4 (50.00%) IPv6
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) Huawei
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) HSPA
4 4 (50.00%) LTE
4 4 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SDH
1 8 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) VPN
2 7 (87.50%) ATM
3 5 (62.50%) Broadband
3 5 (62.50%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) GPRS
4 4 (50.00%) GSM
4 4 (50.00%) UMTS
4 4 (50.00%) DSL
4 4 (50.00%) VRRP
4 4 (50.00%) IPv6
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) BC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) CCIP
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (50.00%) Ericsson
3 4 (50.00%) Huawei
3 4 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Cramer