The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 604 552 555
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +3
Contract jobs citing ADSL 17 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.093% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.62% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 14
Average daily rate £188 £310 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.51% +37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £195
% change year-on-year
- +74.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 13
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7709 7577 6678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.05% 14.97% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4751 4188 3589
Average daily rate £393 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 401 377
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 2016.

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
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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -27 9 £188 -31.81% 3
London -20 4 £285 -5.00% 1
North West -13 2 £453 +6.15% 2
East of England +9 1 - -
South West -1 1 £110 -65.62% 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 28 (57.14%) Cisco
2 26 (53.06%) Firewall
3 24 (48.98%) WAN
4 23 (46.94%) MPLS
5 20 (40.82%) Ethernet
6 19 (38.78%) DNS
6 19 (38.78%) TCP/IP
6 19 (38.78%) ITIL
6 19 (38.78%) ISDN
6 19 (38.78%) Internet
7 18 (36.73%) Windows
7 18 (36.73%) VPN
7 18 (36.73%) DHCP
8 17 (34.69%) LAN
8 17 (34.69%) Telecoms
9 14 (28.57%) Broadband
9 14 (28.57%) PSTN
9 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
11 12 (24.49%) Change Management
11 12 (24.49%) IPsec
11 12 (24.49%) Project Management
11 12 (24.49%) SSL
11 12 (24.49%) CCNA
11 12 (24.49%) Incident Management
12 11 (22.45%) Network Security
12 11 (22.45%) PCI DSS
12 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
12 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
13 10 (20.41%) 802.1X

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Office
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (53.06%) Firewall
2 24 (48.98%) WAN
3 23 (46.94%) MPLS
4 20 (40.82%) Ethernet
5 19 (38.78%) DNS
5 19 (38.78%) Internet
5 19 (38.78%) ISDN
5 19 (38.78%) TCP/IP
6 18 (36.73%) DHCP
6 18 (36.73%) VPN
7 17 (34.69%) LAN
8 14 (28.57%) Broadband
8 14 (28.57%) PSTN
9 12 (24.49%) IPsec
9 12 (24.49%) SSL
10 11 (22.45%) Network Security
11 10 (20.41%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (20.41%) ICMP
11 10 (20.41%) SNMP
12 9 (18.37%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) GIS
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
1 1 (2.04%) JUnit
1 1 (2.04%) Redmine
1 1 (2.04%) Selenium
1 1 (2.04%) Trac
General
1 17 (34.69%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.41%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Billing
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Japanese Language
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Support Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Network Support
5 7 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (12.24%) Coordinator
7 5 (10.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco Support
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
7 5 (10.20%) Security Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Security Support Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Project Coordinator
9 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
1 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.33%) Cryptography
2 8 (16.33%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.12%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.08%) PMI
5 1 (2.04%) BYOD
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.04%) STB
5 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.12%) Android
5 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.08%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Unix
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) ITIL
2 12 (24.49%) Change Management
2 12 (24.49%) Incident Management
2 12 (24.49%) Project Management
3 10 (20.41%) Load Balancing
3 10 (20.41%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (20.41%) Problem Management
4 9 (18.37%) Information Security
4 9 (18.37%) Network Management
4 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
5 8 (16.33%) Capacity Management
5 8 (16.33%) Computer Security
5 8 (16.33%) Security Patching
6 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.20%) PRINCE
8 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.16%) Escalation Management
9 3 (6.12%) Coaching
9 3 (6.12%) Migration
9 3 (6.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Python
3 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
3 1 (2.04%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) Ruby
3 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (24.49%) CCNA
3 6 (12.24%) CCNP
4 2 (4.08%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.04%) CCENT
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) PCI DSS
2 6 (12.24%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.08%) FortiGate
1 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.04%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.04%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Cisco
2 10 (20.41%) F5
3 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.33%) Cyberoam
5 6 (12.24%) Juniper
6 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.12%) Citrix
7 3 (6.12%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.08%) Acronis
8 2 (4.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (4.08%) Avaya
8 2 (4.08%) Huawei
8 2 (4.08%) hybris
8 2 (4.08%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.08%) MobileIron
8 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (4.08%) Symantec
8 2 (4.08%) VMware
8 2 (4.08%) WatchGuard