The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 142 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing ADSL 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.069% 0.095% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £320 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £250 £213
% change year-on-year
+35.86% +17.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £135.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £135.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-87.77% +575.00%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
412 418 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.12% 13.18% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 207 180
Average daily rate £363 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ADSL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ADSL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ADSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

ADSL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ADSL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
Wiltshire -2 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
ADSL
England

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) DMZ
3 1 (25.00%) NAS

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DMZ
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris