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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 397 402 396
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing ADSL 9 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.043% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Average daily rate £245 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £188 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £250 £213
% change year-on-year
+35.86% +17.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £135.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-88.51% +575.00%
ADSL
England

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
2681 2809 2683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.62% 13.39% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1745 1823 1696
Average daily rate £425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 83 73
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 14 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 22 (78.57%) Firewall
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco
3 18 (64.29%) DNS
3 18 (64.29%) LAN
3 18 (64.29%) WAN
3 18 (64.29%) DHCP
3 18 (64.29%) Juniper
4 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (60.71%) TCP/IP
4 17 (60.71%) VPN
4 17 (60.71%) SSL
4 17 (60.71%) CCNP
4 17 (60.71%) F5
5 16 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (57.14%) BIG-IP
5 16 (57.14%) IPsec
5 16 (57.14%) CCIE
5 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 16 (57.14%) OSPF
5 16 (57.14%) BGP
5 16 (57.14%) EIGRP
5 16 (57.14%) DMVPN
5 16 (57.14%) Multicast
5 16 (57.14%) Data Centre
6 15 (53.57%) MPLS
6 15 (53.57%) ITIL
6 15 (53.57%) Load Testing
7 11 (39.29%) Internet
8 9 (32.14%) Network Design
9 8 (28.57%) Windows

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) Firewall
2 18 (64.29%) DHCP
2 18 (64.29%) DNS
2 18 (64.29%) LAN
2 18 (64.29%) WAN
3 17 (60.71%) SSL
3 17 (60.71%) TCP/IP
3 17 (60.71%) VPN
4 16 (57.14%) BGP
4 16 (57.14%) BIG-IP
4 16 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (57.14%) DMVPN
4 16 (57.14%) EIGRP
4 16 (57.14%) IPsec
4 16 (57.14%) Multicast
4 16 (57.14%) OSPF
5 15 (53.57%) MPLS
6 11 (39.29%) Internet
7 3 (10.71%) Broadband
8 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) GIS
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Japanese Language
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Design Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Network Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Network Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Network Design Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) PMI
2 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
1 15 (53.57%) Load Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Network Design
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) B2B
5 1 (3.57%) B2C
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Content Management
5 1 (3.57%) DNA
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) UML
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) CCNP
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (57.14%) CCIE
3 3 (10.71%) MCSA
3 3 (10.71%) MCSE
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 18 (64.29%) Juniper
3 17 (60.71%) F5
4 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) Avaya
6 2 (7.14%) hybris
6 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (7.14%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) Aastra
7 1 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (3.57%) BT
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.57%) Huawei
7 1 (3.57%) Lotus
7 1 (3.57%) Mitel
7 1 (3.57%) Tandberg
7 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard