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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 573 552 562
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing ADSL 39 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.064% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 17
Average daily rate
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£238 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £145 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £423 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £418 £215
% change year-on-year
-43.11% +94.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 8
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £12.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £20.00 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +53.84%

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
8424 7141 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3880 4041
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 415 683
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -4 36 £225 -30.76% 11
London +7 10 - - 1
East of England -15 8 £306 - 2
South East +7 7 £275 -34.13% 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £450 - 2
Berkshire +9 3 - -
West Midlands -20 3 £340 - 2
South West - 3 £166 - 2
Birmingham - 3 £340 - 2
Bracknell +2 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £325 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
North West - 2 - - 2
Lancashire - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 £95 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £225 -
Reading - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £120 -
Reigate - 1 £95 - 2
Selby - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Whitehaven - - - -
Woking - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (50.00%) WAN
1 39 (50.00%) Cisco
2 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
3 27 (34.62%) Firewall
4 26 (33.33%) MPLS
4 26 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 25 (32.05%) VPN
6 24 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 22 (28.21%) Windows
8 21 (26.92%) MS Excel
9 19 (24.36%) LAN
10 18 (23.08%) Juniper
11 17 (21.79%) BGP
12 16 (20.51%) Ethernet
12 16 (20.51%) Broadband
12 16 (20.51%) MS Office
13 14 (17.95%) ITIL
13 14 (17.95%) OSPF
14 13 (16.67%) Project Management
14 13 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
16 11 (14.10%) CCNA
16 11 (14.10%) VoIP
16 11 (14.10%) Network Security
17 10 (12.82%) Telecoms
18 9 (11.54%) HP
18 9 (11.54%) IBM Notes
18 9 (11.54%) Service Management
18 9 (11.54%) Lotus
18 9 (11.54%) Internet

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.54%) IBM Notes
2 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Moodle
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 16 (20.51%) MS Office
3 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (50.00%) WAN
2 27 (34.62%) Firewall
3 26 (33.33%) MPLS
3 26 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 25 (32.05%) VPN
5 19 (24.36%) LAN
6 17 (21.79%) BGP
7 16 (20.51%) Ethernet
7 16 (20.51%) Broadband
8 14 (17.95%) OSPF
9 11 (14.10%) VoIP
9 11 (14.10%) Network Security
10 9 (11.54%) Internet
11 8 (10.26%) RIP
11 8 (10.26%) IPsec
12 7 (8.97%) DNS
12 7 (8.97%) VRRP
13 6 (7.69%) DSL
13 6 (7.69%) Wireless
14 5 (6.41%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Subversion
2 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.28%) PVCS
2 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.56%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.28%) Local Government
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.67%) Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (10.26%) Service Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.97%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.13%) Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Network Support
8 3 (3.85%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 3 (3.85%) Data Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.85%) Open Source
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) IVR
4 1 (1.28%) e-Health
4 1 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.28%) CCTV
4 1 (1.28%) EPoS
4 1 (1.28%) EFT
4 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.97%) Windows 7
3 7 (8.97%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.13%) Windows NT
4 4 (5.13%) Linux
4 4 (5.13%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.28%) UNIX
6 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) ITIL
2 13 (16.67%) Project Management
3 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 9 (11.54%) Service Management
4 9 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (10.26%) Incident Management
6 7 (8.97%) Migration
7 5 (6.41%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.13%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.56%) Network Management
10 2 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.56%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.56%) Matrix Management
10 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.56%) Logistics
11 1 (1.28%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.69%) SQL
2 4 (5.13%) Python
2 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.10%) CCNA
3 6 (7.69%) CCNP
4 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.13%) MCSE
5 4 (5.13%) MCT
6 3 (3.85%) MOS
6 3 (3.85%) MCP
7 2 (2.56%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.28%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.28%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.28%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.28%) CCIP
8 1 (1.28%) CCIE
8 1 (1.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (5.13%) NFS
3 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.85%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.56%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.28%) XenApp
5 1 (1.28%) XenServer
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (5.13%) FortiGate
1 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (3.85%) Nessus
3 2 (2.56%) Netcool
3 2 (2.56%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.28%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.28%) SCCM
4 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.28%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) Cisco
2 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.08%) Juniper
4 9 (11.54%) HP
4 9 (11.54%) Lotus
5 6 (7.69%) Remedy
5 6 (7.69%) McAfee
5 6 (7.69%) Symantec
5 6 (7.69%) Avaya
6 5 (6.41%) VMware
6 5 (6.41%) SolarWinds
6 5 (6.41%) ProCurve
6 5 (6.41%) Fortinet
6 5 (6.41%) BMC
6 5 (6.41%) Ericsson
6 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
6 5 (6.41%) F5
7 4 (5.13%) Aruba
7 4 (5.13%) Trustwave
7 4 (5.13%) Siemens
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