The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 128 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ADSL 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £205
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +52.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £10.33 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.61% -48.37%
ADSL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
303 345 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.24% 12.60% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 187 103
Average daily rate £313 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £163 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ADSL
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ADSL Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ADSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ADSL Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

ADSL
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Glasgow - 2 - -
Highlands - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
ADSL
UK

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (88.89%) PSTN
1 8 (88.89%) BT
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
1 8 (88.89%) Migration
1 8 (88.89%) System Testing
1 8 (88.89%) LLU
1 8 (88.89%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
2 1 (11.11%) WAN

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) PSTN
1 8 (88.89%) LLU
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Design Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Service Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Migration
1 8 (88.89%) System Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
2 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) BT
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint