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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 57 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing ADSL 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.26% 3.33% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £275 £155 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £250 £213
% change year-on-year
+35.86% +17.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £135.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-88.51% +575.00%
ADSL
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
92 90 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.61% 15.13% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 39
Average daily rate £373 £260 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.26% +42.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £155 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £12.37 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% -12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADSL across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

ADSL Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SecurID
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Junos
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Acronis
2 2 (66.67%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) MobileIron
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) BYOD
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (66.67%) SecurID
2 1 (33.33%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Acronis
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) MobileIron
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft