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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 551 566 506
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -60
Contract jobs citing ADSL 51 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.068% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.52% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 15
Average daily rate
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£330 £225 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £175 £200
% change year-on-year
+94.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £87.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+57.89% +21.60%

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
8203 7310 7294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.65% 13.01% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3848 3626
Average daily rate £350 £360 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 421 573
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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 +15 48 £320 +42.22% 18
South East +3 23 £275 +41.02% 4
London +5 13 £300 -22.58% 1
Oxfordshire - 13 £348 - 1
North West -13 6 £426 - 5
Lancashire - 6 £426 - 1
Berkshire -5 5 £203 +15.71%
Buckinghamshire -4 4 - - 1
Chorley - 3 £320 - 1
South West - 2 £320 - 4
Yorkshire - 2 £120 - 3
City of London +17 1 £300 -18.36%
East of England +7 1 £190 - 1
Surrey +2 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £190 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £340 -
Luton - 1 £190 -
Bournemouth - 1 £115 - 1
Dorset - 1 £115 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £348 -
Reading - - - -
Redruth - - - - 2
Reigate - - - -
Sleaford - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Worcester - - - -

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 65 (65.00%) WAN
2 64 (64.00%) Cisco
3 50 (50.00%) LAN
4 45 (45.00%) MPLS
5 39 (39.00%) Windows
6 36 (36.00%) Internet
7 33 (33.00%) Ethernet
8 29 (29.00%) VPN
8 29 (29.00%) Firewall
9 27 (27.00%) Telecoms
10 25 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (25.00%) Juniper
11 24 (24.00%) Microsoft
11 24 (24.00%) TCP/IP
12 23 (23.00%) Active Directory
13 22 (22.00%) CCNA
13 22 (22.00%) BGP
14 20 (20.00%) OSPF
14 20 (20.00%) VMware
14 20 (20.00%) Load Balancing
15 19 (19.00%) DNS
16 18 (18.00%) Broadband
16 18 (18.00%) Linux
17 17 (17.00%) CCNP
18 16 (16.00%) SAN
18 16 (16.00%) UNIX
18 16 (16.00%) Wireless
18 16 (16.00%) Migration
19 15 (15.00%) Security Cleared
19 15 (15.00%) ITIL

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 (9.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.00%) Lync
3 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.00%) Apache
6 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (13.00%) MS Office
1 13 (13.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.00%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.00%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (65.00%) WAN
2 50 (50.00%) LAN
3 45 (45.00%) MPLS
4 36 (36.00%) Internet
5 33 (33.00%) Ethernet
6 29 (29.00%) VPN
6 29 (29.00%) Firewall
7 24 (24.00%) TCP/IP
8 22 (22.00%) BGP
9 20 (20.00%) OSPF
10 19 (19.00%) DNS
11 18 (18.00%) Broadband
12 16 (16.00%) SAN
12 16 (16.00%) Wireless
13 14 (14.00%) VoIP
14 13 (13.00%) DSL
14 13 (13.00%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (12.00%) Network Security
15 12 (12.00%) EIGRP
16 11 (11.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (27.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.00%) Finance
3 6 (6.00%) Retail
4 4 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.00%) Hindi Language
5 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (22.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.00%) Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Architect
4 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Development Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) IP Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Network Architect
6 6 (6.00%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Administrator
7 5 (5.00%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Network Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Network Support
8 4 (4.00%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) SOAP
1 3 (3.00%) WSRP
2 1 (1.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.00%) Replication
3 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (4.00%) e-Health
4 3 (3.00%) iPhone
4 3 (3.00%) CMDB
5 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.00%) IVR
5 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.00%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.00%) SecurID
5 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) EPoS
5 1 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.00%) Windows
2 18 (18.00%) Linux
3 16 (16.00%) UNIX
4 14 (14.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (12.00%) Windows XP
6 10 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.00%) Android
9 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.00%) Solaris
11 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 16 (16.00%) Migration
3 15 (15.00%) ITIL
4 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.00%) Network Management
6 7 (7.00%) Change Management
6 7 (7.00%) TOGAF
7 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.00%) PRINCE
8 5 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.00%) Network Design
8 5 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (4.00%) Network Planning
9 4 (4.00%) Service Management
9 4 (4.00%) Process Management
10 3 (3.00%) Project Management
10 3 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.00%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.00%) C
3 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (22.00%) CCNA
3 17 (17.00%) CCNP
4 15 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (14.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (9.00%) BC Cleared
7 3 (3.00%) CCIP
7 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.00%) CCIE
8 2 (2.00%) Degree
8 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.00%) PMP
8 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.00%) CCVP
9 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.00%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.00%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 23 (23.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.00%) vSphere
4 4 (4.00%) XenApp
5 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (3.00%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.00%) SCCM
5 1 (1.00%) SCOM
5 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (64.00%) Cisco
2 25 (25.00%) Juniper
3 24 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (20.00%) VMware
5 11 (11.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.00%) F5
7 7 (7.00%) Fortinet
8 6 (6.00%) EMC
9 5 (5.00%) HP
9 5 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (5.00%) Huawei
10 4 (4.00%) Remedy
10 4 (4.00%) BT
10 4 (4.00%) Oracle
10 4 (4.00%) Citrix
10 4 (4.00%) CA
11 3 (3.00%) Sourcefire
12 2 (2.00%) Symantec
12 2 (2.00%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.00%) AirMagnet
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