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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 405 411 416
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing ADSL 19 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.021% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.16% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 8
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£406 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 - £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 - £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £205
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +46.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £10.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.61% -47.50%
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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
2967 3136 3107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.53% 12.94% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1923 1968 2009
Average daily rate £417 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 92 96
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 - 5 £288 - 1
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England

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 22 (70.97%) TCP/IP
3 21 (67.74%) WAN
3 21 (67.74%) LAN
4 17 (54.84%) DHCP
4 17 (54.84%) VPN
4 17 (54.84%) DNS
5 16 (51.61%) ITIL
5 16 (51.61%) Juniper
6 15 (48.39%) MPLS
7 13 (41.94%) Firewall
7 13 (41.94%) SSL
7 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
8 12 (38.71%) CCNP
8 12 (38.71%) EIGRP
8 12 (38.71%) OSPF
8 12 (38.71%) BGP
8 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
8 12 (38.71%) Internet
8 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (35.48%) F5
9 11 (35.48%) DMVPN
9 11 (35.48%) BIG-IP
9 11 (35.48%) CCIE
9 11 (35.48%) Multicast
10 10 (32.26%) Windows
10 10 (32.26%) IPsec
10 10 (32.26%) Network Design
11 9 (29.03%) Load Testing

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (19.35%) Lync
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) TCP/IP
2 21 (67.74%) LAN
2 21 (67.74%) WAN
3 17 (54.84%) DHCP
3 17 (54.84%) VPN
3 17 (54.84%) DNS
4 15 (48.39%) MPLS
5 13 (41.94%) Firewall
5 13 (41.94%) SSL
6 12 (38.71%) Internet
6 12 (38.71%) OSPF
6 12 (38.71%) BGP
6 12 (38.71%) EIGRP
6 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (35.48%) BIG-IP
7 11 (35.48%) DMVPN
7 11 (35.48%) Multicast
8 10 (32.26%) IPsec
9 6 (19.35%) WLAN
9 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Publishing
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Design Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Network Design Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Network Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support
6 1 (3.23%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) SOAP
1 1 (3.23%) WSRP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.23%) FlexPod
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Mac OS X
2 6 (19.35%) Android
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Phone
3 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
3 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Network Design
3 9 (29.03%) Load Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Identity Management
4 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Software Deployment
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 3 (9.68%) Network Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.45%) Process Management
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (3.23%) Line Management
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) CCNP
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) CCIE
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.90%) MCP
3 4 (12.90%) MCSA
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 5 (16.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 16 (51.61%) Juniper
3 12 (38.71%) CheckPoint
4 11 (35.48%) F5
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) Dell
6 6 (19.35%) Citrix
6 6 (19.35%) Apple
7 5 (16.13%) McAfee
7 5 (16.13%) Huawei
7 5 (16.13%) Polycom
8 4 (12.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (9.68%) HP
9 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
10 2 (6.45%) Compaq
11 1 (3.23%) NetApp
11 1 (3.23%) Avaya
11 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
11 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard
11 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL