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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 532 533 473
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -60
Contract jobs citing ADSL 41 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.068% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.52% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 17
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£348 £250 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.00% +51.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £220 £165
% change year-on-year
+54.54% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 6
Average hourly rate £27.85 £20.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.25% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.80 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £45.00 £69.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £20.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+28.50% +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
7318 6331 6345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.04% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4047 3336 3170
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 391 540
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
South East -20 24 £300 +36.36% 3
London +4 9 £400 +3.22% 9
North West -15 4 £390 - 3
South West - 2 £320 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 63 (66.32%) WAN
2 59 (62.11%) Cisco
3 46 (48.42%) LAN
3 46 (48.42%) MPLS
4 36 (37.89%) Firewall
5 35 (36.84%) Ethernet
6 34 (35.79%) Internet
7 33 (34.74%) Windows
8 30 (31.58%) VPN
9 29 (30.53%) Microsoft
10 27 (28.42%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (27.37%) TCP/IP
12 25 (26.32%) CCNA
12 25 (26.32%) Active Directory
12 25 (26.32%) Telecoms
13 22 (23.16%) Broadband
13 22 (23.16%) BGP
14 20 (21.05%) VoIP
15 19 (20.00%) Juniper
15 19 (20.00%) OSPF
16 18 (18.95%) Linux
17 17 (17.89%) CCNP
18 16 (16.84%) UNIX
18 16 (16.84%) Wi-Fi
19 15 (15.79%) DSL
19 15 (15.79%) ITIL
19 15 (15.79%) MS Excel
19 15 (15.79%) VMware
20 14 (14.74%) Migration
20 14 (14.74%) Load Balancing

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 10 (10.53%) Lync
2 8 (8.42%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.16%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.05%) Apache
6 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.68%) MS Office
3 10 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.05%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (66.32%) WAN
2 46 (48.42%) LAN
2 46 (48.42%) MPLS
3 36 (37.89%) Firewall
4 35 (36.84%) Ethernet
5 34 (35.79%) Internet
6 30 (31.58%) VPN
7 26 (27.37%) TCP/IP
8 22 (23.16%) Broadband
8 22 (23.16%) BGP
9 20 (21.05%) VoIP
10 19 (20.00%) OSPF
11 16 (16.84%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (15.79%) DSL
13 14 (14.74%) Wireless
14 12 (12.63%) SAN
14 12 (12.63%) WLAN
14 12 (12.63%) DNS
14 12 (12.63%) EIGRP
15 10 (10.53%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) MS Access
2 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
General
1 25 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 14 (14.74%) Finance
3 6 (6.32%) Banking
4 5 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.05%) Hindi Language
5 1 (1.05%) Law
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.74%) Analyst
3 12 (12.63%) Architect
4 8 (8.42%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (8.42%) Network Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) IP Network Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Development Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) IP Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.32%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Build Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) SOAP
1 3 (3.16%) WSRP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.42%) e-Health
3 5 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.26%) IVR
4 4 (4.21%) Replication
4 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.16%) CMDB
6 2 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.11%) iPhone
7 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.05%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) EPoS
7 1 (1.05%) NHS
7 1 (1.05%) SecurID
7 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.74%) Windows
2 18 (18.95%) Linux
3 16 (16.84%) UNIX
4 11 (11.58%) Windows 8
4 11 (11.58%) Windows 7
4 11 (11.58%) Windows XP
5 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.16%) Android
6 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.16%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.16%) Solaris
7 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.79%) ITIL
2 14 (14.74%) Migration
2 14 (14.74%) Load Balancing
3 9 (9.47%) TOGAF
3 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2
4 8 (8.42%) Network Management
5 7 (7.37%) Change Management
6 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.32%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (5.26%) PRINCE
7 5 (5.26%) Workflow
8 4 (4.21%) Service Management
8 4 (4.21%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.21%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (4.21%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.16%) Network Design
9 3 (3.16%) Process Management
9 3 (3.16%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.16%) Project Management
10 2 (2.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.21%) SQL
2 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.11%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (28.42%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (26.32%) CCNA
3 17 (17.89%) CCNP
4 13 (13.68%) Security Cleared
5 12 (12.63%) SC Cleared
6 9 (9.47%) BC Cleared
7 3 (3.16%) CCIP
7 3 (3.16%) Degree
7 3 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.11%) MCP
8 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.11%) PMP
8 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.05%) CCVP
9 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.05%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.05%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.05%) MCDST
9 1 (1.05%) CCIE
9 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.26%) vSphere
4 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.21%) XenApp
5 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (4.21%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.05%) Nessus
4 1 (1.05%) SCCM
4 1 (1.05%) SCOM
4 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.05%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 59 (62.11%) Cisco
2 29 (30.53%) Microsoft
3 19 (20.00%) Juniper
4 15 (15.79%) VMware
5 11 (11.58%) F5
6 9 (9.47%) Remedy
6 9 (9.47%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.42%) CA
8 7 (7.37%) EMC
9 6 (6.32%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.26%) Oracle
10 5 (5.26%) Citrix
10 5 (5.26%) Avaya
10 5 (5.26%) HP
11 4 (4.21%) BT
12 3 (3.16%) Symantec
12 3 (3.16%) Altiris
12 3 (3.16%) Huawei
12 3 (3.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: Up to £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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