The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 64 48 51
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing ADSL 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 1.35% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 7.83% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +70.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £210
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £11.13 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+214.60% -49.43%
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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 Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 115 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.49% 17.27% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 59 25
Average daily rate £325 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £174 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 2
Average hourly rate £26.50 £11.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.49% -41.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ADSL
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ADSL Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

ADSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ADSL Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) SDH
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DSLAM
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Cramer
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) LLU
1 2 (100.00%) xDSL

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) SDH
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DSLAM
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) LLU
1 2 (100.00%) xDSL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Cramer
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei