The table below looks at the statistics for VDSL 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 VDSL over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL)
Rank 579 - 570
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VDSL 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.030% - 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VDSL
UK

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
6725 6978 6207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.47% 14.99% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4025 3903 3286
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 419 366
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £19.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +23.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

VDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VDSL Jobs Demand Trend in England

VDSL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VDSL Daily Rate Trend in England

VDSL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VDSL Hourly Rate Trend in England

VDSL
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 VDSL within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
London - 2 - -
VDSL
UK

VDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VDSL 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 VDSL.

1 2 (50.00%) DOCSIS
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) GPON
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Redmine
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Trac
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) DSL
2 1 (25.00%) Telnet
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office

VDSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VDSL 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 VDSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DOCSIS
1 2 (50.00%) GPON
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DSL
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Telnet
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Redmine
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Trac
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Rollout Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Rollout Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (25.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent