The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 241 243 212
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -31
Contract jobs citing ADSL 20 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.087% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 0.46% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
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£413 £325 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +54.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £255 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £325 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £210
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +54.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £11.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+11.01% -44.37%
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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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1748 1734 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 18.85% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 773 689
Average daily rate £360 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £470 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 95 127
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ADSL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ADSL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ADSL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADSL across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ADSL Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ADSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ADSL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ADSL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Hampshire - 10 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Berkshire +6 2 - -
West Sussex -10 2 £338 +22.72%
Oxfordshire -23 2 £375 +15.38%
East Sussex - 1 - -
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England

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 39 (92.86%) WAN
1 39 (92.86%) Cisco
2 26 (61.90%) LAN
2 26 (61.90%) MPLS
3 24 (57.14%) Ethernet
4 23 (54.76%) DNS
5 22 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (42.86%) Juniper
7 17 (40.48%) OSPF
7 17 (40.48%) BGP
7 17 (40.48%) ITIL
8 16 (38.10%) Windows
8 16 (38.10%) TCP/IP
8 16 (38.10%) CCNA
8 16 (38.10%) VMware
9 15 (35.71%) Load Balancing
9 15 (35.71%) EIGRP
10 14 (33.33%) Firewall
10 14 (33.33%) Internet
10 14 (33.33%) Linux
11 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (28.57%) Network Security
12 12 (28.57%) Finance
12 12 (28.57%) UNIX
12 12 (28.57%) VPN
12 12 (28.57%) SAN
12 12 (28.57%) Wireless
13 11 (26.19%) IPsec
13 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
13 11 (26.19%) DHCP

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 6 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (19.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (92.86%) WAN
2 26 (61.90%) LAN
2 26 (61.90%) MPLS
3 24 (57.14%) Ethernet
4 23 (54.76%) DNS
5 17 (40.48%) OSPF
5 17 (40.48%) BGP
6 16 (38.10%) TCP/IP
7 15 (35.71%) EIGRP
8 14 (33.33%) Firewall
8 14 (33.33%) Internet
9 12 (28.57%) SAN
9 12 (28.57%) Wireless
9 12 (28.57%) VPN
9 12 (28.57%) Network Security
10 11 (26.19%) DHCP
10 11 (26.19%) IPsec
11 10 (23.81%) SNMP
11 10 (23.81%) HSRP
12 9 (21.43%) SSL
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
3 8 (19.05%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Development Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Network Support
4 7 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Network Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) IP Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) IP Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Build Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) e-Health
3 5 (11.90%) CMDB
4 3 (7.14%) Replication
4 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.76%) Clustering
6 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Linux
3 12 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 15 (35.71%) Load Balancing
3 8 (19.05%) Network Management
4 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (11.90%) Change Management
5 5 (11.90%) Migration
5 5 (11.90%) Network Design
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.76%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.38%) Communications Security
8 1 (2.38%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.38%) B2B
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (38.10%) CCNA
3 9 (21.43%) CCNP
4 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (11.90%) BC Cleared
6 4 (9.52%) CCDE
7 2 (4.76%) CCIE
7 2 (4.76%) CCVP
7 2 (4.76%) CCSE
7 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.76%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.76%) CCENT
8 1 (2.38%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) vSphere
4 2 (4.76%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.76%) Cacti
Vendors
1 39 (92.86%) Cisco
2 18 (42.86%) Juniper
3 16 (38.10%) VMware
4 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.90%) CA
6 3 (7.14%) Remedy
6 3 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (7.14%) Fortinet
6 3 (7.14%) F5
7 2 (4.76%) Qualys
7 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.76%) Aruba
8 1 (2.38%) Nortel
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix