The first table below looks at the demand for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 541 507 520
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +13
Contract jobs citing ADSL 33 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.079% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.58% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £210 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -32.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £205 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £418 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £210 £325
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -35.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Average hourly rate £11.13 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.37% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.31 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £24.60 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.13 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-44.37% -9.09%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6875 6386 8296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.93% 13.71% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 3409 3763
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 427 646
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in England

ADSL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ADSL Daily Rate Trend in England

ADSL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADSL across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

ADSL Daily Rate Histogram in England

ADSL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ADSL Hourly Rate Trend in England

ADSL
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADSL across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

ADSL Hourly Rate Histogram in England

ADSL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England -14 8 £450 +87.50% 1
South East -26 8 £325 +54.76% 5
West Midlands -9 7 £350 +70.73% 1
South West - 4 £120 - 2
London +10 2 - - 3
North West +4 2 £300 - 4
East Midlands 0 1 - - 2
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 36 (52.17%) WAN
2 35 (50.72%) Cisco
3 29 (42.03%) MPLS
4 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
5 23 (33.33%) VPN
5 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 22 (31.88%) TCP/IP
6 22 (31.88%) Firewall
7 20 (28.99%) Windows
8 17 (24.64%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
9 15 (21.74%) LAN
9 15 (21.74%) Project Management
10 14 (20.29%) Service Delivery
10 14 (20.29%) CCNA
10 14 (20.29%) Ethernet
11 13 (18.84%) VoIP
11 13 (18.84%) Telecoms
11 13 (18.84%) BGP
12 11 (15.94%) Internet
12 11 (15.94%) HP
12 11 (15.94%) Juniper
12 11 (15.94%) Broadband
12 11 (15.94%) ITIL
13 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (13.04%) MS Office
14 9 (13.04%) IBM Notes
14 9 (13.04%) ATM
14 9 (13.04%) Lotus
15 8 (11.59%) OSPF

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 9 (13.04%) IBM Notes
2 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 36 (52.17%) WAN
2 29 (42.03%) MPLS
3 23 (33.33%) VPN
4 22 (31.88%) TCP/IP
4 22 (31.88%) Firewall
5 15 (21.74%) LAN
6 14 (20.29%) Ethernet
7 13 (18.84%) VoIP
7 13 (18.84%) BGP
8 11 (15.94%) Internet
8 11 (15.94%) Broadband
9 9 (13.04%) ATM
10 8 (11.59%) OSPF
10 8 (11.59%) SDH
10 8 (11.59%) Network Security
11 7 (10.14%) IPsec
11 7 (10.14%) DNS
11 7 (10.14%) Wireless
12 6 (8.70%) RIP
12 6 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Subversion
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.45%) PVCS
General
1 13 (18.84%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.25%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Support Technician
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 3 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (4.35%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.35%) Open Source
2 3 (4.35%) EFT
3 2 (2.90%) NHS
3 2 (2.90%) EPoS
3 2 (2.90%) PMI
3 2 (2.90%) IPTV
3 2 (2.90%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.45%) e-Health
4 1 (1.45%) IVR
4 1 (1.45%) APACS
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.45%) CCTV
4 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.25%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.80%) Linux
5 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Android
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Project Management
2 14 (20.29%) Service Delivery
3 11 (15.94%) ITIL
4 7 (10.14%) Migration
5 6 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (4.35%) Information Security
7 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.35%) Service Management
8 2 (2.90%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.90%) Network Design
8 2 (2.90%) Logistics
8 2 (2.90%) Matrix Management
8 2 (2.90%) CAFM
8 2 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) Python
2 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.29%) CCNA
3 7 (10.14%) CCNP
4 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.80%) MCSE
5 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.35%) BC Cleared
6 3 (4.35%) CCIP
7 2 (2.90%) CCIE
7 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.90%) Degree
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.45%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.45%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.45%) MCSA
8 1 (1.45%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.35%) FreeRADIUS
3 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.90%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.90%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.45%) XenServer
5 1 (1.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.90%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.90%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.45%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (50.72%) Cisco
2 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.94%) HP
3 11 (15.94%) Juniper
4 9 (13.04%) Lotus
5 7 (10.14%) ProCurve
5 7 (10.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 6 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 6 (8.70%) Symantec
6 6 (8.70%) Avaya
6 6 (8.70%) VMware
7 4 (5.80%) Remedy
7 4 (5.80%) Ericsson
7 4 (5.80%) Huawei
7 4 (5.80%) Riverbed
7 4 (5.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (5.80%) F5
8 3 (4.35%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.35%) McAfee
8 3 (4.35%) BMC
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