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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 236 219 241
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +22
Contract jobs citing ADSL 6 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.80% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £311 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.64% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £226 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £396 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £205 £245
% change year-on-year
+52.43% -16.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.33 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-48.37% +11.11%
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England

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
1811 1629 2068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.80% 18.41% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 746 615
Average daily rate £347 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 104 184
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
Berkshire +3 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £325 - 1
Surrey - 1 £95 - 3
West Sussex - 1 £225 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
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England

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) MPLS
3 12 (60.00%) Firewall
4 10 (50.00%) VPN
5 9 (45.00%) Juniper
5 9 (45.00%) WAN
6 8 (40.00%) Ethernet
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (35.00%) DNS
7 7 (35.00%) Internet
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) CCNA
8 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (30.00%) HP
8 6 (30.00%) VoIP
8 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (30.00%) SDH
8 6 (30.00%) ATM
8 6 (30.00%) Project Management
9 5 (25.00%) IPsec
9 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
9 5 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (25.00%) Broadband
9 5 (25.00%) LAN
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) Windows
9 5 (25.00%) Avaya
9 5 (25.00%) BGP
10 4 (20.00%) VRRP
10 4 (20.00%) Symantec

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Moodle
1 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) MPLS
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) VPN
4 9 (45.00%) WAN
5 8 (40.00%) Ethernet
6 7 (35.00%) DNS
6 7 (35.00%) Internet
7 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (30.00%) ATM
7 6 (30.00%) SDH
7 6 (30.00%) VoIP
8 5 (25.00%) LAN
8 5 (25.00%) Broadband
8 5 (25.00%) IPsec
8 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
8 5 (25.00%) BGP
9 4 (20.00%) VLAN
9 4 (20.00%) Network Security
9 4 (20.00%) VRRP
9 4 (20.00%) GPRS
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) EPoS
1 2 (10.00%) EFT
2 1 (5.00%) IVR
2 1 (5.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) MCSE
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) Juniper
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) Avaya
6 4 (20.00%) Ericsson
6 4 (20.00%) Symantec
6 4 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 4 (20.00%) Huawei
6 4 (20.00%) ProCurve
6 4 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 4 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (15.00%) F5
7 3 (15.00%) VMware
7 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
9 1 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (5.00%) NetQoS
9 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (5.00%) Nokia