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 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 54 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing ADSL 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% 0.49% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 3.80% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£155 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £150 £275
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £135.00 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+800.00% -28.57%
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West Midlands

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
102 79 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.22% 12.99% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 22
Average daily rate £319 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £124 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +29.03%
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 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

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) DSL
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) xDSL
4 3 (42.86%) BT
4 3 (42.86%) RIP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Remedy
5 2 (28.57%) DSLAM
5 2 (28.57%) Cramer
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) ATM
5 2 (28.57%) Broadband
5 2 (28.57%) ISDN
5 2 (28.57%) CCIP

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 4 (57.14%) DSL
3 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) xDSL
4 3 (42.86%) RIP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) DSLAM
5 2 (28.57%) LLU
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) PSTN
5 2 (28.57%) SDH
5 2 (28.57%) ATM
5 2 (28.57%) Broadband
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IP Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) BC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CCIP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) BT
3 2 (28.57%) Cramer
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper