The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 67 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing ADSL 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.10% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.43% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £120 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £150 £225
% change year-on-year
+66.83% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £135.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+575.00% -4.76%
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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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
184 230 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.40% 23.26% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 79 69
Average daily rate £350 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £180.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.05% +1014.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

ADSL Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ADSL across the Reading region.

ADSL Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DSL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DSL
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Apple