The table below looks at the statistics for xDSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited xDSL over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
xDSL
UK / England
Rank 556 602 577
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -25
Contract jobs citing xDSL 17 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.017% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £384 £481 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% +50.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £466 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £496 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £481 £288
% change year-on-year
-20.16% +67.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -

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
6264 6941 7172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.96% 14.54% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3949 4167 3986
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £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 328 294 428
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing xDSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

xDSL Jobs Demand Trend in England

xDSL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

xDSL Daily Rate Trend in England

xDSL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing xDSL across the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

xDSL Daily Rate Histogram in England

xDSL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

xDSL Hourly Rate Trend in England

xDSL
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 xDSL within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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 - 11 - -
South East +19 6 £384 -20.16%
xDSL
UK

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing xDSL 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 xDSL.

1 28 (84.85%) Telecoms
2 21 (63.64%) Cisco
3 20 (60.61%) WAN
4 18 (54.55%) LAN
5 17 (51.52%) Juniper
6 16 (48.48%) Ethernet
7 15 (45.45%) PSTN
8 14 (42.42%) ADSL
9 12 (36.36%) SDH
9 12 (36.36%) CCNA
9 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (36.36%) MPLS
10 11 (33.33%) DWDM
10 11 (33.33%) GSM
10 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 11 (33.33%) GPON
11 10 (30.30%) CCNP
11 10 (30.30%) OSPF
11 10 (30.30%) BGP
12 8 (24.24%) DSL
12 8 (24.24%) Firewall
12 8 (24.24%) VPN
12 8 (24.24%) Broadband
12 8 (24.24%) VoIP
13 7 (21.21%) IPsec
14 6 (18.18%) PPP
14 6 (18.18%) Product Management
14 6 (18.18%) Migration
15 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
15 5 (15.15%) Network Management

xDSL
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:

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) WAN
2 18 (54.55%) LAN
3 16 (48.48%) Ethernet
4 15 (45.45%) PSTN
5 14 (42.42%) ADSL
6 12 (36.36%) MPLS
6 12 (36.36%) SDH
7 11 (33.33%) DWDM
7 11 (33.33%) GPON
7 11 (33.33%) GSM
8 10 (30.30%) BGP
8 10 (30.30%) OSPF
9 8 (24.24%) Broadband
9 8 (24.24%) DSL
9 8 (24.24%) Firewall
9 8 (24.24%) VoIP
9 8 (24.24%) VPN
10 7 (21.21%) IPsec
11 6 (18.18%) PPP
12 5 (15.15%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (84.85%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Development Manager
2 4 (12.12%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Product Development Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Product Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Provisioning Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Migration
1 6 (18.18%) Product Management
2 5 (15.15%) Network Management
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Network Design
4 3 (9.09%) B2B
4 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Line Management
5 2 (6.06%) Network Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Stress Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
1 2 (6.06%) Perl
1 2 (6.06%) Python
1 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) CCNA
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) CCNP
4 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) BC Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (6.06%) CCDP
6 2 (6.06%) JNCIA
6 2 (6.06%) SCSA
6 2 (6.06%) Sun Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CCDA
7 1 (3.03%) CCIE
7 1 (3.03%) CCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) Juniper
3 4 (12.12%) Huawei
4 3 (9.09%) F5
4 3 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) Sun
5 2 (6.06%) Veritas
6 1 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.03%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) BT
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) Mitel
6 1 (3.03%) Tandberg
6 1 (3.03%) VMware