The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 578 537 543
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +6
Contract jobs citing ADSL 45 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.071% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.52% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 20
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £354 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - £245
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £12.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +64.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.99 £12.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £20.00 £12.07
% change year-on-year
-19.00% +65.66%

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
8347 7085 8666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.38% 13.63% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4622 3865 3984
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 404 673
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.64% +1.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ADSL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 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
England -23 40 £219 -32.69% 14
London +5 11 £200 -38.46% 3
South East -1 9 £225 - 5
East of England -19 8 £163 - 1
Berkshire +16 5 £115 - 2
South West - 5 £250 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
Bracknell +1 2 - -
West Midlands -28 2 £249 - 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
North West - 2 - - 1
Lancashire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £325 -
Birmingham - 2 £249 - 1
Reading - 2 - -
City of London +16 1 £200 -38.46% 1
Surrey - 1 £95 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £225 - 1
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 £95 - 2
Slough - 1 £115 - 1
Southampton - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Whitehaven - - - -
Woking - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Selby - - - -
Redruth - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 1

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 43 (52.44%) WAN
2 41 (50.00%) Cisco
3 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
4 28 (34.15%) Firewall
5 27 (32.93%) VPN
6 26 (31.71%) TCP/IP
7 25 (30.49%) MPLS
8 22 (26.83%) Active Directory
8 22 (26.83%) Windows
9 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
10 20 (24.39%) LAN
11 17 (20.73%) Juniper
11 17 (20.73%) BGP
12 16 (19.51%) OSPF
12 16 (19.51%) Ethernet
12 16 (19.51%) Broadband
12 16 (19.51%) ITIL
13 15 (18.29%) MS Office
14 13 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (14.63%) Service Delivery
15 12 (14.63%) Project Management
16 11 (13.41%) Service Management
17 10 (12.20%) Telecoms
17 10 (12.20%) CCNA
17 10 (12.20%) RIP
17 10 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
17 10 (12.20%) Kalman Filter
18 9 (10.98%) VoIP
18 9 (10.98%) HP
18 9 (10.98%) IBM Notes

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 9 (10.98%) IBM Notes
2 5 (6.10%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.22%) IIS
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.22%) Lync
5 1 (1.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 21 (25.61%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.29%) MS Office
3 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (52.44%) WAN
2 28 (34.15%) Firewall
3 27 (32.93%) VPN
4 26 (31.71%) TCP/IP
5 25 (30.49%) MPLS
6 20 (24.39%) LAN
7 17 (20.73%) BGP
8 16 (19.51%) OSPF
8 16 (19.51%) Ethernet
8 16 (19.51%) Broadband
9 10 (12.20%) RIP
10 9 (10.98%) VoIP
10 9 (10.98%) Internet
10 9 (10.98%) Network Security
11 8 (9.76%) DSL
11 8 (9.76%) Wireless
12 7 (8.54%) VRRP
13 6 (7.32%) iSCSI
13 6 (7.32%) VPLS
13 6 (7.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Subversion
2 1 (1.22%) PVCS
2 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.54%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.44%) Front Office
4 1 (1.22%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.22%) French Language
4 1 (1.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.85%) Analyst
3 12 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (10.98%) Service Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Network Support
8 4 (4.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Support Technician
8 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.66%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) Network Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.66%) Open Source
3 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.22%) Replication
3 1 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.22%) CCTV
3 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.83%) Windows
2 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.10%) Linux
4 5 (6.10%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.88%) Windows NT
5 4 (4.88%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.44%) UNIX
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Service Delivery
2 12 (14.63%) Project Management
3 11 (13.41%) Service Management
4 10 (12.20%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (12.20%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (10.98%) Incident Management
6 8 (9.76%) Migration
7 5 (6.10%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (4.88%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.44%) Network Management
10 2 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.44%) ITIL V3
10 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.22%) Information Security Management
11 1 (1.22%) Security Management
11 1 (1.22%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.88%) Python
3 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.20%) CCNA
3 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.54%) CCNP
4 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.10%) MCT
5 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.88%) MCSE
7 3 (3.66%) MCP
7 3 (3.66%) MOS
8 2 (2.44%) BC Cleared
8 2 (2.44%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.22%) MCSA
9 1 (1.22%) CCIP
9 1 (1.22%) CCIE
9 1 (1.22%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.22%) Degree
9 1 (1.22%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 22 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.32%) NFS
3 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.66%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.44%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (4.88%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.66%) Nessus
3 2 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.44%) Netcool
3 2 (2.44%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 41 (50.00%) Cisco
2 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.73%) Juniper
4 9 (10.98%) HP
4 9 (10.98%) Lotus
5 8 (9.76%) McAfee
6 7 (8.54%) Remedy
7 6 (7.32%) Brocade
7 6 (7.32%) WatchGuard
7 6 (7.32%) BMC
7 6 (7.32%) Symantec
7 6 (7.32%) Avaya
8 5 (6.10%) BT
8 5 (6.10%) Siemens
8 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.10%) VMware
8 5 (6.10%) Fortinet
8 5 (6.10%) ProCurve
8 5 (6.10%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.88%) Riverbed
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