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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 115 125 105
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing ADSL 12 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.19% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 0.84% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£188 £198 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £136 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £260 £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £150 £225
% change year-on-year
+66.83% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £135.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+575.00% -4.76%
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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
686 594 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.93% 22.84% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 221 177
Average daily rate £350 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 38 35
Average hourly rate £36.00 £26.10 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) VPN
2 14 (66.67%) WAN
2 14 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 13 (61.90%) DSL
3 13 (61.90%) Ethernet
4 12 (57.14%) LAN
5 10 (47.62%) Broadband
5 10 (47.62%) MPLS
5 10 (47.62%) BGP
6 9 (42.86%) OSPF
6 9 (42.86%) Internet
6 9 (42.86%) EIGRP
6 9 (42.86%) ITIL
6 9 (42.86%) CCNA
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (38.10%) CCNP
7 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
7 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
8 7 (33.33%) LLU
8 7 (33.33%) SLA
9 6 (28.57%) Migration
9 6 (28.57%) RIP
9 6 (28.57%) BC Cleared
9 6 (28.57%) xDSL
10 5 (23.81%) SDH
10 5 (23.81%) ATM
10 5 (23.81%) Wireless
10 5 (23.81%) Frame Relay

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) VPN
1 14 (66.67%) WAN
2 13 (61.90%) DSL
2 13 (61.90%) Ethernet
3 12 (57.14%) LAN
4 10 (47.62%) Broadband
4 10 (47.62%) MPLS
4 10 (47.62%) BGP
5 9 (42.86%) OSPF
5 9 (42.86%) Internet
5 9 (42.86%) EIGRP
6 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
7 7 (33.33%) LLU
8 6 (28.57%) RIP
8 6 (28.57%) xDSL
9 5 (23.81%) SDH
9 5 (23.81%) ATM
9 5 (23.81%) Wireless
9 5 (23.81%) Frame Relay
10 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
General
1 14 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) IP Network Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) IP Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Project Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Network Management
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CCNA
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) CCNP
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCIP
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) F5
2 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.76%) AirMagnet
3 1 (4.76%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) Nortel