The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 587 587 565
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs citing ADSL 34 58 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.73% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 31
Median daily rate £362 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £451 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £338 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 10
Median hourly rate £12.89 £12.35 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.35% -58.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.35 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.13 £14.94 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.28 £12.35 £16.30
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -24.23%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7451 7948 8179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.03% 14.42% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4502 4666 4668
Median daily rate £400 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 471 439
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ADSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ADSL
Daily Rate Trend

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

ADSL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ADSL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADSL within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

ADSL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ADSL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ADSL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ADSL
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADSL within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

ADSL Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ADSL
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 33 £362 +6.47% 7
South East +34 18 £362 +3.42% 1
Milton Keynes - 8 - -
Buckinghamshire - 8 - -
Hampshire +20 4 £362 -9.72%
London +3 4 £450 +53.19% 2
East Midlands -2 4 £140 -
Crawley +17 3 - -
West Sussex +7 3 - -
South West +8 2 - - 1
East of England +1 2 - - 1
Berkshire +1 2 £155 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 2 £140 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
New Malden - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £155 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Lincoln - 2 £140 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Bath - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +23 1 - -
Surrey +22 1 £500 - 1
Leeds +19 1 - -
Yorkshire +15 1 - -
West Midlands -13 1 - - 1
Camberley - 1 £500 -
City of London - 1 £450 -
Solihull - 1 - - 1

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ADSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ADSL.

1 33 (57.89%) MPLS
2 30 (52.63%) Cisco
3 29 (50.88%) WAN
4 26 (45.61%) Firewall
5 24 (42.11%) LAN
5 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 21 (36.84%) ITIL
7 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 19 (33.33%) Ethernet
8 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 19 (33.33%) Windows
9 17 (29.82%) Data Centre
10 16 (28.07%) IPsec
10 16 (28.07%) DNS
10 16 (28.07%) SSL
11 15 (26.32%) PSTN
11 15 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
12 14 (24.56%) 802.1X
12 14 (24.56%) Driving Licence
12 14 (24.56%) F5
12 14 (24.56%) DHCP
12 14 (24.56%) ISDN
12 14 (24.56%) SNMP
12 14 (24.56%) ICMP
13 13 (22.81%) Network Management
13 13 (22.81%) HSRP
14 12 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (21.05%) Network Design

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.77%) Apache
2 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.77%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Office
2 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (57.89%) MPLS
2 29 (50.88%) WAN
3 26 (45.61%) Firewall
4 24 (42.11%) LAN
5 19 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 16 (28.07%) DNS
6 16 (28.07%) IPsec
6 16 (28.07%) SSL
7 15 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (26.32%) PSTN
8 14 (24.56%) DHCP
8 14 (24.56%) ICMP
8 14 (24.56%) ISDN
8 14 (24.56%) SNMP
9 13 (22.81%) HSRP
10 12 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (19.30%) NAS
11 11 (19.30%) X.25
12 10 (17.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.04%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.26%) Electronics
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Publishing
5 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) French Language
6 1 (1.75%) German Language
6 1 (1.75%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) IT Support
5 5 (8.77%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Network Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Network Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Network Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Voice Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Core Network Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Systems Support
7 3 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.77%) J2EE
3 3 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Data Centre
2 14 (24.56%) Driving Licence
3 7 (12.28%) Cryptography
3 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.77%) Clustering
4 5 (8.77%) Smartphone
5 4 (7.02%) e-Health
5 4 (7.02%) IVR
6 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 10 (17.54%) Windows 10
3 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
4 9 (15.79%) Unix
5 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (12.28%) Linux
7 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.51%) FreeBSD
10 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) ITIL
2 13 (22.81%) Network Management
3 12 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 12 (21.05%) Network Design
4 10 (17.54%) Information Security
5 9 (15.79%) Load Balancing
5 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 9 (15.79%) Project Management
6 8 (14.04%) Change Management
6 8 (14.04%) Problem Management
7 7 (12.28%) Capacity Management
7 7 (12.28%) Computer Security
7 7 (12.28%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (12.28%) Security Patching
8 5 (8.77%) Migration
8 5 (8.77%) TOGAF
9 4 (7.02%) Presales
9 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
10 3 (5.26%) Change Control
10 3 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.05%) CCNA
2 12 (21.05%) CCNP
3 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.77%) CCIE
5 3 (5.26%) A+ Certification
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.51%) CCDP
6 2 (3.51%) CISSP
6 2 (3.51%) CLAS
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.51%) MCP
6 2 (3.51%) MCSA
6 2 (3.51%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) GCIH
7 1 (1.75%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (7.02%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.26%) Nessus
3 3 (5.26%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (3.51%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Cisco
2 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 14 (24.56%) F5
4 9 (15.79%) VMware
5 5 (8.77%) Altiris
5 5 (8.77%) Cyberoam
6 4 (7.02%) Avaya
6 4 (7.02%) CA
6 4 (7.02%) Remedy
6 4 (7.02%) SonicWALL
7 3 (5.26%) Apple
7 3 (5.26%) BT
7 3 (5.26%) HP
7 3 (5.26%) Juniper
7 3 (5.26%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.26%) SAP
7 3 (5.26%) Veeam
7 3 (5.26%) WatchGuard
8 2 (3.51%) Citrix
8 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
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