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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 123 124 101
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs citing ADSL 11 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.22% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 0.91% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£188 £225 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+28.50% +21.21%
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
766 658 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.25% 24.17% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 248 182
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 25
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.90% -8.88%

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 6 March 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) VPN
2 16 (69.57%) WAN
2 16 (69.57%) Telecoms
3 15 (65.22%) Ethernet
4 14 (60.87%) DSL
5 13 (56.52%) LAN
6 12 (52.17%) MPLS
7 11 (47.83%) Internet
7 11 (47.83%) BGP
7 11 (47.83%) Broadband
8 10 (43.48%) ITIL
8 10 (43.48%) CCNA
8 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (43.48%) OSPF
8 10 (43.48%) EIGRP
9 9 (39.13%) CCNP
9 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
9 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
9 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
10 8 (34.78%) LLU
10 8 (34.78%) SLA
11 7 (30.43%) Migration
11 7 (30.43%) RIP
11 7 (30.43%) BC Cleared
11 7 (30.43%) xDSL
12 6 (26.09%) SDH
12 6 (26.09%) ATM
12 6 (26.09%) Frame Relay
13 5 (21.74%) Wireless

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) WAN
1 16 (69.57%) VPN
2 15 (65.22%) Ethernet
3 14 (60.87%) DSL
4 13 (56.52%) LAN
5 12 (52.17%) MPLS
6 11 (47.83%) Internet
6 11 (47.83%) BGP
6 11 (47.83%) Broadband
7 10 (43.48%) OSPF
7 10 (43.48%) EIGRP
8 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
9 8 (34.78%) LLU
10 7 (30.43%) RIP
10 7 (30.43%) xDSL
11 6 (26.09%) SDH
11 6 (26.09%) ATM
11 6 (26.09%) Frame Relay
12 5 (21.74%) Wireless
13 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
General
1 16 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) IP Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) IP Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Project Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Network Management
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
7 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) CCNA
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) CCNP
2 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
2 2 (8.70%) F5
3 1 (4.35%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) AirMagnet
3 1 (4.35%) Nortel
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) Apple