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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
xDSL
Rank 592 602 611
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing xDSL 16 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.026% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 11
Median daily rate £335 £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.47% +40.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £475 £279
% change year-on-year
-29.47% +70.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - -
xDSL
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
7040 7109 7555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.95% 14.20% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4244 4229 4400
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 444 412
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +12 10 £320 -32.63%
London - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £363 -
West Midlands - 2 £250 -
xDSL
UK

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 19 (73.08%) Ethernet
2 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
3 14 (53.85%) MPLS
4 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (46.15%) WAN
5 12 (46.15%) Broadband
5 12 (46.15%) Firewall
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco
6 11 (42.31%) CCNP
6 11 (42.31%) CCNA
6 11 (42.31%) OSPF
6 11 (42.31%) BGP
7 10 (38.46%) VoIP
7 10 (38.46%) IPsec
8 9 (34.62%) LAN
8 9 (34.62%) VPN
9 8 (30.77%) PPP
9 8 (30.77%) Juniper
10 7 (26.92%) DSL
10 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
11 6 (23.08%) L2TP
12 5 (19.23%) DSLAM
12 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
12 5 (19.23%) PSTN
12 5 (19.23%) ATM
12 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
12 5 (19.23%) Product Management
12 5 (19.23%) Network Management
12 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (19.23%) Degree

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 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) Ethernet
2 14 (53.85%) MPLS
3 12 (46.15%) Broadband
3 12 (46.15%) Firewall
3 12 (46.15%) WAN
4 11 (42.31%) BGP
4 11 (42.31%) OSPF
5 10 (38.46%) IPsec
5 10 (38.46%) VoIP
6 9 (34.62%) LAN
6 9 (34.62%) VPN
7 8 (30.77%) PPP
8 7 (26.92%) DSL
9 6 (23.08%) L2TP
10 5 (19.23%) ATM
10 5 (19.23%) DSLAM
10 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
10 5 (19.23%) PSTN
11 4 (15.38%) SNMP
11 4 (15.38%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Advertising
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Product Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Data Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Development Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Network Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Product Development Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
1 5 (19.23%) Migration
1 5 (19.23%) Network Design
1 5 (19.23%) Network Management
1 5 (19.23%) Product Management
1 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (15.38%) Change Management
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Service Management
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.69%) Data Privacy
4 2 (7.69%) Line Management
4 2 (7.69%) Network Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Presales
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Python
1 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.69%) C
2 2 (7.69%) Perl
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (42.31%) CCNA
2 11 (42.31%) CCNP
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) CCIE
6 2 (7.69%) CCDP
6 2 (7.69%) CCIP
6 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 2 (7.69%) SCSA
6 2 (7.69%) Sun Certification
7 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (15.38%) Extreme Networks
3 4 (15.38%) Huawei
4 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.54%) F5
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) Nokia
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
5 2 (7.69%) Sun
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) Tandberg
5 2 (7.69%) Veritas
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Mitel
6 1 (3.85%) VMware