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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 553 465 534
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +69
Contract jobs citing ADSL 37 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.088% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.58% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 32
Average daily rate £225 £200 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £245
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.63 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +11.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £9.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £87.10 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+21.60% +11.60%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
ADSL
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -13 14 £195 -7.14% 3
London -29 11 £388 +93.75% 6
East of England - 5 - - 1
North West -15 4 - -
West Midlands - 3 - - 3
South West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
ADSL
UK

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (55.56%) VPN
2 39 (54.17%) Cisco
3 38 (52.78%) MPLS
4 32 (44.44%) Firewall
5 31 (43.06%) TCP/IP
5 31 (43.06%) WAN
6 27 (37.50%) Windows
6 27 (37.50%) Ethernet
7 25 (34.72%) Telecoms
8 22 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
10 20 (27.78%) CCNA
10 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
10 20 (27.78%) BGP
11 19 (26.39%) LAN
12 16 (22.22%) VoIP
12 16 (22.22%) ATM
13 15 (20.83%) MS Office
13 15 (20.83%) Internet
13 15 (20.83%) IPsec
14 14 (19.44%) OSPF
14 14 (19.44%) Windows XP
14 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (18.06%) DNS
15 13 (18.06%) Wireless
16 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
16 12 (16.67%) SDH
16 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
17 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
17 11 (15.28%) Windows 7

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (20.83%) MS Office
2 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 40 (55.56%) VPN
2 38 (52.78%) MPLS
3 32 (44.44%) Firewall
4 31 (43.06%) TCP/IP
4 31 (43.06%) WAN
5 27 (37.50%) Ethernet
6 20 (27.78%) BGP
7 19 (26.39%) LAN
8 16 (22.22%) VoIP
8 16 (22.22%) ATM
9 15 (20.83%) Internet
9 15 (20.83%) IPsec
10 14 (19.44%) OSPF
11 13 (18.06%) DNS
11 13 (18.06%) Wireless
12 12 (16.67%) SDH
13 11 (15.28%) DSL
14 10 (13.89%) EIGRP
14 10 (13.89%) Frame Relay
14 10 (13.89%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Subversion
1 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.39%) PVCS
1 1 (1.39%) Ant
General
1 25 (34.72%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.94%) Multimedia
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) IT Support
4 6 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Network Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Network Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.17%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) IVR
2 5 (6.94%) EFT
2 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.56%) NHS
3 4 (5.56%) EPoS
4 3 (4.17%) CCTV
5 2 (2.78%) PMI
5 2 (2.78%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.78%) IPTV
6 1 (1.39%) e-Health
6 1 (1.39%) Economics
6 1 (1.39%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 27 (37.50%) Windows
2 14 (19.44%) Windows XP
2 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (15.28%) Windows 7
4 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 11 (15.28%) Migration
3 10 (13.89%) ITIL
4 7 (9.72%) Project Management
5 5 (6.94%) WFM
5 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.56%) Service Management
6 4 (5.56%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.56%) Network Design
7 3 (4.17%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.78%) Information Security
8 2 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.78%) CAFM
9 1 (1.39%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.39%) TDD
9 1 (1.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (1.39%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.39%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.39%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) C
3 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) R
3 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (27.78%) CCNA
3 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
4 11 (15.28%) CCNP
5 6 (8.33%) BC Cleared
6 3 (4.17%) CCIP
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.78%) MCP
7 2 (2.78%) MCSE
7 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.78%) CCIE
7 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.78%) Degree
8 1 (1.39%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.39%) MCITP
8 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
2 4 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 20 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.78%) XenApp
4 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) ARCserve
1 2 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) Plesk
2 1 (1.39%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 39 (54.17%) Cisco
2 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.89%) HP
4 9 (12.50%) Juniper
5 7 (9.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 7 (9.72%) Citrix
5 7 (9.72%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.94%) ProCurve
6 5 (6.94%) VMware
7 4 (5.56%) BT
7 4 (5.56%) Ericsson
7 4 (5.56%) Avaya
7 4 (5.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (5.56%) Huawei
7 4 (5.56%) Mitel
8 3 (4.17%) CA
8 3 (4.17%) Lotus
9 2 (2.78%) Remedy
9 2 (2.78%) McAfee
9 2 (2.78%) Dell
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