The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 202 193 220
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +27
Contract jobs citing ADSL 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.017% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.14% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£175 - £100
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £11.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.01% -44.37%
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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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
767 728 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.27% 12.63% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 491 531
Average daily rate £425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 36
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -52.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £160.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ADSL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ADSL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ADSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ADSL Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WLAN
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) MCP
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MCSA
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 4 (66.67%) Publishing
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Polycom
2 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (66.67%) Lync
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (66.67%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WLAN
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Identity Management
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCP
1 4 (66.67%) MCSA
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Dell
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Apple
1 4 (66.67%) McAfee
1 4 (66.67%) Polycom
2 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow