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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 114 117 109
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing ADSL 13 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 1.20% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£158 £120 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £150 £275
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £135.00 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+800.00% -28.57%
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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
653 584 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.83% 22.59% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 232 221
Average daily rate £350 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADSL across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ADSL Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) DSL
3 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
3 10 (58.82%) VPN
3 10 (58.82%) LAN
3 10 (58.82%) WAN
4 9 (52.94%) Ethernet
5 8 (47.06%) Broadband
5 8 (47.06%) BGP
6 7 (41.18%) OSPF
6 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
6 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 7 (41.18%) CCNA
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (35.29%) CCNP
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (35.29%) MPLS
7 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) LLU
8 5 (29.41%) SLA
8 5 (29.41%) Internet
8 5 (29.41%) Wireless
9 4 (23.53%) DSLAM
9 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (23.53%) Migration
9 4 (23.53%) Retail
9 4 (23.53%) RIP
9 4 (23.53%) SHDSL
9 4 (23.53%) BC Cleared

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DSL
2 10 (58.82%) LAN
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) VPN
3 9 (52.94%) Ethernet
4 8 (47.06%) Broadband
4 8 (47.06%) BGP
5 7 (41.18%) EIGRP
5 7 (41.18%) OSPF
6 6 (35.29%) MPLS
6 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 5 (29.41%) Internet
7 5 (29.41%) Wireless
7 5 (29.41%) LLU
8 4 (23.53%) SHDSL
8 4 (23.53%) xDSL
8 4 (23.53%) ADSL2+
8 4 (23.53%) RIP
8 4 (23.53%) DSLAM
8 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
General
1 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Project Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) IP Network Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) IP Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Network Management
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCNA
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) CCNP
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) BC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
2 2 (11.76%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) AirMagnet
3 1 (5.88%) Nortel
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Apple