The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
UK / England
Rank 549 583 559
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -24
Contract jobs citing ADSL 30 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.061% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.42% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 19
Median daily rate £242 £288 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £352 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £340 £250
% change year-on-year
-35.88% +35.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -88.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -88.51%

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
6241 6916 7226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.90% 14.50% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3931 4152 4004
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 296 431
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing ADSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +19 12 - - 1
South East +15 10 £218 -24.17%
South West +15 2 £200 - 2
East Midlands +3 2 £270 -22.85%
London +17 1 - -
North West - 1 £401 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
ADSL
UK

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ADSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for ADSL.

1 43 (67.19%) WAN
2 41 (64.06%) Cisco
3 35 (54.69%) MPLS
3 35 (54.69%) LAN
4 29 (45.31%) Firewall
5 25 (39.06%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (35.94%) Ethernet
7 22 (34.38%) Telecoms
8 21 (32.81%) TCP/IP
8 21 (32.81%) PSTN
8 21 (32.81%) ITIL
8 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
9 20 (31.25%) CCNA
9 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
10 18 (28.13%) DNS
11 17 (26.56%) Data Centre
12 16 (25.00%) F5
12 16 (25.00%) Windows
12 16 (25.00%) CCNP
13 14 (21.88%) SNMP
13 14 (21.88%) Juniper
13 14 (21.88%) DHCP
13 14 (21.88%) ISDN
13 14 (21.88%) xDSL
14 13 (20.31%) 802.1X
14 13 (20.31%) SSL
14 13 (20.31%) Internet
14 13 (20.31%) ICMP
14 13 (20.31%) IPsec
15 12 (18.75%) SDH

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.81%) Apache
2 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Office
2 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (67.19%) WAN
2 35 (54.69%) LAN
2 35 (54.69%) MPLS
3 29 (45.31%) Firewall
4 23 (35.94%) Ethernet
5 21 (32.81%) PSTN
5 21 (32.81%) TCP/IP
6 18 (28.13%) DNS
7 14 (21.88%) DHCP
7 14 (21.88%) ISDN
7 14 (21.88%) SNMP
7 14 (21.88%) xDSL
8 13 (20.31%) ICMP
8 13 (20.31%) Internet
8 13 (20.31%) IPsec
8 13 (20.31%) SSL
9 12 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (18.75%) NAS
9 12 (18.75%) SDH
9 12 (18.75%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.56%) Redmine
General
1 22 (34.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.94%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Publishing
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Network Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Network Operations Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Architect
5 5 (7.81%) IT Support
6 4 (6.25%) Network Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Voice Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Network Support
7 3 (4.69%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) 802.1X
2 5 (7.81%) J2EE
3 3 (4.69%) COM
4 2 (3.13%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.06%) Driving Licence
3 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.94%) IVR
5 6 (9.38%) e-Health
5 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
6 5 (7.81%) Clustering
7 3 (4.69%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.56%) iPhone
8 1 (1.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.94%) Unix
5 6 (9.38%) Windows 10
5 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.81%) Linux
7 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.13%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) ITIL
2 12 (18.75%) Network Management
3 10 (15.63%) Incident Management
4 9 (14.06%) Migration
4 9 (14.06%) Network Design
5 8 (12.50%) Information Security
5 8 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 7 (10.94%) Change Management
6 7 (10.94%) Problem Management
7 6 (9.38%) Capacity Management
7 6 (9.38%) Computer Security
7 6 (9.38%) Cryptography
7 6 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.38%) Project Management
7 6 (9.38%) Security Patching
7 6 (9.38%) Workflow
8 5 (7.81%) TOGAF
9 4 (6.25%) Presales
10 3 (4.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (31.25%) CCNA
3 16 (25.00%) CCNP
4 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.69%) CCDP
6 3 (4.69%) CCIE
7 2 (3.13%) BC Cleared
7 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.13%) CISSP
7 2 (3.13%) CLAS
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.13%) MCP
8 1 (1.56%) CCDA
8 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) GCIH
8 1 (1.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.69%) vSphere
4 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (7.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.69%) Nessus
3 3 (4.69%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (3.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 41 (64.06%) Cisco
2 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.00%) F5
4 14 (21.88%) Juniper
5 9 (14.06%) VMware
6 8 (12.50%) Avaya
7 6 (9.38%) BT
7 6 (9.38%) CA
7 6 (9.38%) Remedy
8 5 (7.81%) Altiris
8 5 (7.81%) Cyberoam
9 4 (6.25%) Apple
9 4 (6.25%) Genesys
9 4 (6.25%) HP
9 4 (6.25%) Palo Alto
9 4 (6.25%) SonicWALL
10 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow
10 3 (4.69%) Veeam
11 2 (3.13%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.56%) WatchGuard