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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 263 246 236
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing ADSL 9 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 1.08% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Average daily rate £188 £275 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +41.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £217 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £333 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £175
% change year-on-year
- +94.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +57.89%
ADSL
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
2047 2029 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.19% 20.33% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1150 986 750
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 101 115
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 8 £264 +30.24%
West Sussex - 1 £135 - 1
ADSL
England

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 20 (83.33%) MPLS
2 19 (79.17%) Cisco
3 16 (66.67%) ITIL
3 16 (66.67%) ISDN
3 16 (66.67%) WAN
4 14 (58.33%) Ethernet
4 14 (58.33%) Internet
4 14 (58.33%) Firewall
5 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
6 12 (50.00%) DNS
6 12 (50.00%) DHCP
6 12 (50.00%) PSTN
7 11 (45.83%) VPN
7 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
7 11 (45.83%) PCI DSS
8 10 (41.67%) IPsec
8 10 (41.67%) Network Security
8 10 (41.67%) CCNA
8 10 (41.67%) LAN
8 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
9 9 (37.50%) ICMP
9 9 (37.50%) X.25
9 9 (37.50%) Project Management
9 9 (37.50%) SSL
9 9 (37.50%) SNMP
9 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
9 9 (37.50%) Network Management
9 9 (37.50%) HSRP
9 9 (37.50%) Incident Management

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) MPLS
2 16 (66.67%) ISDN
2 16 (66.67%) WAN
3 14 (58.33%) Ethernet
3 14 (58.33%) Firewall
3 14 (58.33%) Internet
4 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
5 12 (50.00%) DHCP
5 12 (50.00%) DNS
5 12 (50.00%) PSTN
6 11 (45.83%) VPN
7 10 (41.67%) IPsec
7 10 (41.67%) LAN
7 10 (41.67%) Network Security
8 9 (37.50%) HSRP
8 9 (37.50%) ICMP
8 9 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (37.50%) SNMP
8 9 (37.50%) SSL
8 9 (37.50%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Support
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Network Support
3 5 (20.83%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Security Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Security Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Coordinator
5 3 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (8.33%) Network Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 8 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 8 (33.33%) Driving Licence
4 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 9 (37.50%) Network Management
2 9 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (37.50%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 8 (33.33%) Change Management
3 8 (33.33%) Computer Security
3 8 (33.33%) Information Security
3 8 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 8 (33.33%) Security Patching
4 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) Escalation Management
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNA
3 5 (20.83%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) PCI DSS
2 5 (20.83%) SLA
3 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) Cyberoam
2 8 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.33%) Intel Security
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.17%) Panasonic