The table below looks at the statistics for VDSL 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 VDSL over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL)
Rank - 422 415
Contract jobs citing VDSL 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.004% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.032% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.00
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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
3117 3088 3519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.86% 12.24% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2017 2026 2169
Average daily rate £400 £393 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 85 168
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

VDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VDSL Jobs Demand Trend in London

VDSL
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VDSL Daily Rate Trend in London

VDSL
Top 16 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VDSL 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 VDSL.

1 1 (100.00%) PVCS
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development

VDSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VDSL 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 VDSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) PVCS
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development