The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 401 361 416
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +55
Contract jobs citing ADSL 11 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.079% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.57% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
Average daily rate £388 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £360 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £200 £245
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+21.60% +11.60%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2796 2966 3736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.54% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1822 1842 2269
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 134 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
ADSL
England

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 17 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADSL across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

ADSL Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 3 £368 +83.75% 1
Brentford - 1 £500 - 1
Bromley - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
ADSL
England

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 16 (69.57%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) MPLS
3 11 (47.83%) VPN
3 11 (47.83%) Firewall
4 10 (43.48%) WAN
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (39.13%) Wireless
6 8 (34.78%) VoIP
7 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
7 7 (30.43%) CCNA
7 7 (30.43%) BGP
8 6 (26.09%) Project Management
8 6 (26.09%) Citrix
8 6 (26.09%) LAN
8 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
9 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL
9 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
9 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) SLA
9 5 (21.74%) HP
9 5 (21.74%) OSPF
9 5 (21.74%) HSRP
10 4 (17.39%) NHS
10 4 (17.39%) 3G
10 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
10 4 (17.39%) ATM
10 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
10 4 (17.39%) IPsec
10 4 (17.39%) Mitel

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) MPLS
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) VPN
3 10 (43.48%) WAN
4 9 (39.13%) Wireless
5 8 (34.78%) VoIP
6 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
6 7 (30.43%) BGP
7 6 (26.09%) LAN
8 5 (21.74%) OSPF
8 5 (21.74%) HSRP
9 4 (17.39%) Network Security
9 4 (17.39%) IPsec
9 4 (17.39%) ATM
9 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
9 4 (17.39%) 3G
10 3 (13.04%) 802.11
10 3 (13.04%) SNMP
10 3 (13.04%) GPRS
10 3 (13.04%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) PVCS
1 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) NHS
3 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.04%) CCTV
4 2 (8.70%) Video on Demand
4 2 (8.70%) PMI
4 2 (8.70%) IPTV
5 1 (4.35%) EFT
5 1 (4.35%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (8.70%) CCIE
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
2 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) Citrix
3 5 (21.74%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Mitel
5 3 (13.04%) ProCurve
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) Avaya
6 2 (8.70%) VMware
7 1 (4.35%) AppSense
7 1 (4.35%) Remedy
7 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) Trapeze
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) Nortel