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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 384 378 357
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing ADSL 11 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.041% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £280 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £187 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £338 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £150 £225
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +96.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £135.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+610.52% -9.52%
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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
2770 2701 2767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.20% 12.37% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1838 1753 1714
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 69 159
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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
City of London +18 1 £200 -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Southall - - - -
ADSL
England

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) VPN
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (39.13%) WAN
4 8 (34.78%) SSL
4 8 (34.78%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) Juniper
6 6 (26.09%) OSPF
6 6 (26.09%) BGP
6 6 (26.09%) IPsec
6 6 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (26.09%) Network Security
7 5 (21.74%) Wireless
7 5 (21.74%) 3Com
7 5 (21.74%) MPLS
7 5 (21.74%) Dell
7 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
7 5 (21.74%) Broadband
7 5 (21.74%) LDAP
7 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 5 (21.74%) MS Office
7 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
7 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (21.74%) Aruba
7 5 (21.74%) FortiGate
8 4 (17.39%) Network Management

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) VPN
3 9 (39.13%) WAN
4 8 (34.78%) SSL
4 8 (34.78%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
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%) Broadband
7 5 (21.74%) LDAP
8 4 (17.39%) LAN
8 4 (17.39%) NetScreen
9 3 (13.04%) DMZ
9 3 (13.04%) VoIP
9 3 (13.04%) WLAN
9 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Server Support
4 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WSRP
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.35%) SecurID
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000
3 4 (17.39%) Windows NT
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Network Management
1 4 (17.39%) Service Management
2 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
2 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Document Management
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design
4 1 (4.35%) Network Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Process Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
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%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper
4 5 (21.74%) 3Com
4 5 (21.74%) Dell
4 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
4 5 (21.74%) Aruba
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
5 2 (8.70%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) thinkFolio
6 1 (4.35%) Huawei
6 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.35%) Altiris
6 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.35%) BT
6 1 (4.35%) VMware