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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
xDSL
UK / England
Rank 544 582 564
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -18
Contract jobs citing xDSL 26 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.026% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 11
Median daily rate £344 £481 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.53% +42.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £462 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £481 £288
% change year-on-year
-28.53% +67.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6291 6724 6772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.15% 14.45% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 3957 3888
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 353 381
Median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +27.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 - 12 £250 -
South East +20 10 £338 -29.83%
London - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £363 -
xDSL
UK

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 27 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 19 (57.58%) WAN
2 19 (57.58%) Cisco
3 18 (54.55%) LAN
4 17 (51.52%) Juniper
5 16 (48.48%) Ethernet
5 16 (48.48%) PSTN
6 12 (36.36%) ADSL
7 11 (33.33%) SDH
7 11 (33.33%) DWDM
7 11 (33.33%) MPLS
7 11 (33.33%) GSM
7 11 (33.33%) GPON
8 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
8 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (30.30%) CCNA
8 10 (30.30%) Broadband
9 9 (27.27%) Firewall
10 8 (24.24%) VoIP
10 8 (24.24%) CCNP
10 8 (24.24%) OSPF
10 8 (24.24%) BGP
11 7 (21.21%) IPsec
12 6 (18.18%) Product Management
12 6 (18.18%) DSL
12 6 (18.18%) VPN
12 6 (18.18%) PPP
13 5 (15.15%) DSLAM
13 5 (15.15%) Network Management
13 5 (15.15%) 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 (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 19 (57.58%) WAN
2 18 (54.55%) LAN
3 16 (48.48%) Ethernet
3 16 (48.48%) PSTN
4 12 (36.36%) ADSL
5 11 (33.33%) DWDM
5 11 (33.33%) GPON
5 11 (33.33%) GSM
5 11 (33.33%) MPLS
5 11 (33.33%) SDH
6 10 (30.30%) Broadband
7 9 (27.27%) Firewall
8 8 (24.24%) BGP
8 8 (24.24%) OSPF
8 8 (24.24%) VoIP
9 7 (21.21%) IPsec
10 6 (18.18%) DSL
10 6 (18.18%) PPP
10 6 (18.18%) VPN
11 5 (15.15%) DSLAM
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Product Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Product Development Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Data Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms 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%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Unix
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Product Management
2 5 (15.15%) Network Design
2 5 (15.15%) Network Management
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Service Management
4 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Line Management
5 2 (6.06%) Network Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Stress Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Python
1 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.06%) C
2 2 (6.06%) Perl
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) CCNA
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) CCNP
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
4 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) JNCIA
5 2 (6.06%) SCSA
5 2 (6.06%) Sun Certification
6 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.03%) CCDP
6 1 (3.03%) CCIE
6 1 (3.03%) CCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) 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%) CheckPoint
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%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) BT
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) Mitel
6 1 (3.03%) Nokia
6 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec
6 1 (3.03%) Tandberg
6 1 (3.03%) VMware