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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
UK
Rank 554 583 559
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -24
Contract jobs citing ADSL 41 35 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.48% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 26
Median daily rate £250 £269 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +5.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £151 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £350 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £288 £255
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +12.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Median hourly rate £11.76 £13.90 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.37% -89.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.76 £13.90 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-15.37% -89.70%

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
6862 7258 7390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.55% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4145 4226 4179
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 365 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.38 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.32% +25.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 2017.

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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +21 38 £313 +8.69% 11
South East +19 14 £362 +25.91% 1
West Midlands +1 12 - - 1
Solihull - 12 - -
Milton Keynes - 7 - -
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
East Midlands +8 4 £140 -60.00%
West Sussex +4 3 - -
Crawley - 3 - -
Hampshire +16 2 £362 +2.84%
South West +13 2 £200 - 1
East of England +6 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £134 -
Wales - 2 £134 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 2 £140 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £275 -
Cardiff - 2 £134 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Lincoln - 2 £140 -
Nottingham - 2 £275 -
Scotland +26 1 £250 +66.66% 1
Surrey +16 1 £500 - 1
Bristol +6 1 £200 -
Berkshire +5 1 £155 -
London +1 1 £450 +125.00% 5
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £250 - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 41 (61.19%) WAN
2 38 (56.72%) Cisco
3 35 (52.24%) LAN
4 30 (44.78%) MPLS
5 28 (41.79%) Firewall
6 25 (37.31%) PSTN
6 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
7 22 (32.84%) Ethernet
8 21 (31.34%) ITIL
8 21 (31.34%) Telecoms
9 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
9 20 (29.85%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (28.36%) Windows
11 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
11 18 (26.87%) Data Centre
12 17 (25.37%) DNS
13 16 (23.88%) F5
14 15 (22.39%) 802.1X
14 15 (22.39%) SNMP
14 15 (22.39%) IPsec
14 15 (22.39%) ICMP
15 14 (20.90%) SSL
15 14 (20.90%) CCNA
15 14 (20.90%) DHCP
16 13 (19.40%) ISDN
16 13 (19.40%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
16 13 (19.40%) NAS
16 13 (19.40%) xDSL
17 12 (17.91%) Driving Licence

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 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
2 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Office
2 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (61.19%) WAN
2 35 (52.24%) LAN
3 30 (44.78%) MPLS
4 28 (41.79%) Firewall
5 25 (37.31%) PSTN
6 22 (32.84%) Ethernet
7 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
8 17 (25.37%) DNS
9 15 (22.39%) ICMP
9 15 (22.39%) IPsec
9 15 (22.39%) SNMP
10 14 (20.90%) DHCP
10 14 (20.90%) SSL
11 13 (19.40%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (19.40%) ISDN
11 13 (19.40%) NAS
11 13 (19.40%) xDSL
12 12 (17.91%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (17.91%) VoIP
13 11 (16.42%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.49%) Redmine
General
1 21 (31.34%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.94%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Publishing
5 1 (1.49%) French Language
5 1 (1.49%) German Language
5 1 (1.49%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) IT Support
5 6 (8.96%) Network Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Network Operations Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) IT Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Voice Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Network Support
8 3 (4.48%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) 802.1X
2 5 (7.46%) J2EE
3 3 (4.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.91%) Driving Licence
3 7 (10.45%) Cryptography
3 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.96%) IVR
5 5 (7.46%) Clustering
5 5 (7.46%) e-Health
5 5 (7.46%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.99%) iPhone
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.49%) Statistics
7 1 (1.49%) STB
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.36%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.43%) Windows 10
5 8 (11.94%) Unix
6 6 (8.96%) Linux
6 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.99%) Android
10 2 (2.99%) FreeBSD
11 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Network Management
3 11 (16.42%) Incident Management
4 9 (13.43%) Information Security
4 9 (13.43%) Load Balancing
4 9 (13.43%) Network Design
5 8 (11.94%) Change Management
5 8 (11.94%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (11.94%) Problem Management
5 8 (11.94%) Project Management
6 7 (10.45%) Capacity Management
6 7 (10.45%) Computer Security
6 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.45%) Security Patching
7 5 (7.46%) Migration
7 5 (7.46%) TOGAF
7 5 (7.46%) Workflow
8 4 (5.97%) Presales
9 3 (4.48%) Change Control
9 3 (4.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.90%) CCNA
3 12 (17.91%) CCNP
4 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.48%) CCIE
7 2 (2.99%) CCDP
7 2 (2.99%) CISSP
7 2 (2.99%) CLAS
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.99%) MCP
8 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) GCIH
8 1 (1.49%) GIAC
8 1 (1.49%) MCSA
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.48%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (4.48%) Terminal Services
4 3 (4.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) CA Spectrum
1 5 (7.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (5.97%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (4.48%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.48%) Nessus
4 2 (2.99%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Cisco
2 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.88%) F5
4 12 (17.91%) Juniper
5 10 (14.93%) VMware
6 7 (10.45%) Avaya
7 5 (7.46%) Altiris
7 5 (7.46%) Apple
7 5 (7.46%) CA
7 5 (7.46%) Cyberoam
7 5 (7.46%) Remedy
8 4 (5.97%) BT
8 4 (5.97%) HP
8 4 (5.97%) Palo Alto
8 4 (5.97%) SonicWALL
9 3 (4.48%) Genesys
9 3 (4.48%) ServiceNow
9 3 (4.48%) Veeam
10 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.99%) LANDesk
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