The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 391 383 363
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs citing ADSL 7 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.037% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.31% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
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£400 £350 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +50.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £225 £263
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+28.50% +21.21%
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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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2800 2599 2799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.19% 11.89% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 1631 1729
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 76 142
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.58 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in London

ADSL
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ADSL Daily Rate Trend in London

ADSL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADSL across the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

ADSL Daily Rate Histogram in London

ADSL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ADSL Hourly Rate Trend in London

ADSL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the London region over the 3 months to 4 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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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
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
City of London - - - - 3
Hammersmith - - - -
ADSL
England

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) VPN
4 10 (43.48%) WAN
5 9 (39.13%) SSL
5 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
6 8 (34.78%) Windows
6 8 (34.78%) Juniper
6 8 (34.78%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
8 6 (26.09%) OSPF
8 6 (26.09%) BGP
8 6 (26.09%) IPsec
8 6 (26.09%) Network Security
9 5 (21.74%) 3Com
9 5 (21.74%) Wireless
9 5 (21.74%) MPLS
9 5 (21.74%) Dell
9 5 (21.74%) LDAP
9 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
9 5 (21.74%) LAN
9 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
9 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (21.74%) Aruba
9 5 (21.74%) FortiGate
10 4 (17.39%) Network Management
10 4 (17.39%) SQL
10 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
10 4 (17.39%) NetScreen

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (8.70%) Lync
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) VPN
3 10 (43.48%) WAN
4 9 (39.13%) SSL
4 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
5 8 (34.78%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (26.09%) OSPF
6 6 (26.09%) BGP
6 6 (26.09%) IPsec
6 6 (26.09%) Network Security
7 5 (21.74%) Wireless
7 5 (21.74%) MPLS
7 5 (21.74%) LDAP
7 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
7 5 (21.74%) LAN
8 4 (17.39%) NetScreen
9 3 (13.04%) Internet
9 3 (13.04%) DMZ
9 3 (13.04%) Broadband
9 3 (13.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Local Government
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Server Support
5 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
1 2 (8.70%) WSRP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.35%) SecurID
2 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Network Management
1 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
2 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
3 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Process Management
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design
3 2 (8.70%) Network Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Document Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
1 2 (8.70%) CCNA
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (21.74%) FortiGate
2 4 (17.39%) Nessus
3 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) Juniper
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) 3Com
4 5 (21.74%) Dell
4 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
4 5 (21.74%) Aruba
5 2 (8.70%) Veeam
5 2 (8.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 2 (8.70%) Huawei
5 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.35%) Altiris
6 1 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.35%) BT