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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 531 524 479
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -45
Contract jobs citing ADSL 47 33 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.068% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.51% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 31
Average daily rate
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£250 £238 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.36% -8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £129 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £338 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £251 £175 £225
% change year-on-year
+43.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £135.00 £22.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+493.40% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £135.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+650.00% -14.28%

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
7429 6513 7064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.65% 13.37% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3477 3383
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 390 636
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 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 -11 44 £250 - 16
South East -10 24 £260 -5.45% 3
London +1 10 £200 -28.25% 4
Birmingham +1 3 £155 +3.33% 1
West Midlands -3 3 £155 +3.33% 1
South Wales -10 3 £305 +52.50%
Wales -13 3 £305 +52.50%
Oxfordshire - 3 £390 - 1
East Midlands +10 2 £175 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £175 -
West Sussex - 2 £275 -
South West - 2 - - 3
City of London +11 1 £200 -
East of England +7 1 - -
North West - 1 £250 - 3
Horsham - 1 £251 -
Manchester - 1 £250 - 3
Nottingham - 1 - -
Okehampton - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Redruth - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Selby - - - -
Sleaford - - - -
Southall - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 61 (59.80%) WAN
2 55 (53.92%) Cisco
3 46 (45.10%) LAN
4 44 (43.14%) Firewall
5 43 (42.16%) MPLS
6 38 (37.25%) VPN
7 33 (32.35%) Ethernet
8 31 (30.39%) TCP/IP
8 31 (30.39%) Internet
9 30 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 30 (29.41%) Windows
10 27 (26.47%) Broadband
10 27 (26.47%) Active Directory
11 25 (24.51%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (24.51%) BGP
12 22 (21.57%) OSPF
13 21 (20.59%) Telecoms
13 21 (20.59%) CCNA
13 21 (20.59%) VoIP
14 19 (18.63%) MS Excel
14 19 (18.63%) MS Office
14 19 (18.63%) CCNP
14 19 (18.63%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (18.63%) Security Cleared
15 17 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 17 (16.67%) DSL
16 16 (15.69%) ITIL
17 15 (14.71%) Wireless
18 14 (13.73%) LLU
18 14 (13.73%) Migration

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (8.82%) Lync
2 7 (6.86%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.98%) Moodle
5 1 (0.98%) Apache
5 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (18.63%) MS Excel
1 19 (18.63%) MS Office
2 8 (7.84%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (59.80%) WAN
2 46 (45.10%) LAN
3 44 (43.14%) Firewall
4 43 (42.16%) MPLS
5 38 (37.25%) VPN
6 33 (32.35%) Ethernet
7 31 (30.39%) TCP/IP
7 31 (30.39%) Internet
8 27 (26.47%) Broadband
9 25 (24.51%) BGP
10 22 (21.57%) OSPF
11 21 (20.59%) VoIP
12 19 (18.63%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (16.67%) DSL
14 15 (14.71%) Wireless
15 14 (13.73%) LLU
16 13 (12.75%) RIP
17 12 (11.76%) WLAN
18 11 (10.78%) EIGRP
19 10 (9.80%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.98%) MS Access
2 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
General
1 21 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 12 (11.76%) Finance
3 5 (4.90%) Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.98%) Local Government
6 1 (0.98%) Law
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.98%) Hindi Language
6 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.98%) Front Office
6 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 19 (18.63%) Analyst
3 10 (9.80%) Service Analyst
3 10 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (9.80%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (7.84%) Architect
5 7 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (6.86%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) IP Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Network Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Test Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Project Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Network Support
9 3 (2.94%) Security Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Design Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Blackberry
1 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.90%) e-Health
2 5 (4.90%) IVR
3 3 (2.94%) Replication
3 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.96%) iPhone
4 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.98%) SecurID
5 1 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.98%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.41%) Windows
2 11 (10.78%) Windows 7
2 11 (10.78%) Windows XP
3 10 (9.80%) Linux
3 10 (9.80%) UNIX
4 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (6.86%) Windows 8
5 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.90%) Windows 2000
7 4 (3.92%) Windows NT
8 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.94%) Solaris
9 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.96%) Android
10 1 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.69%) ITIL
2 14 (13.73%) Migration
3 11 (10.78%) Service Management
4 9 (8.82%) TOGAF
5 7 (6.86%) Incident Management
5 7 (6.86%) Network Management
5 7 (6.86%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.90%) Workflow
7 5 (4.90%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.90%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.92%) PRINCE
8 4 (3.92%) Change Management
8 4 (3.92%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (2.94%) Project Management
9 3 (2.94%) ITIL V3
9 3 (2.94%) Test Strategy
10 2 (1.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.92%) SQL
2 3 (2.94%) C
2 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (24.51%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (20.59%) CCNA
3 19 (18.63%) CCNP
3 19 (18.63%) Security Cleared
4 17 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.86%) BC Cleared
6 5 (4.90%) MCP
7 4 (3.92%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.94%) MOS
8 3 (2.94%) Degree
8 3 (2.94%) CCIP
9 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.96%) MCT
9 2 (1.96%) PMP
9 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.96%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.98%) MCDST
10 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) SLA
2 4 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 27 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.92%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.94%) vSphere
3 3 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.94%) XenApp
3 3 (2.94%) NFS
4 1 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (4.90%) FortiGate
1 5 (4.90%) CA Spectrum
1 5 (4.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (3.92%) Nessus
3 3 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.98%) SCCM
4 1 (0.98%) SCOM
4 1 (0.98%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.98%) Netcool
Vendors
1 55 (53.92%) Cisco
2 30 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.76%) Juniper
3 12 (11.76%) F5
4 11 (10.78%) Remedy
5 8 (7.84%) Fortinet
5 8 (7.84%) VMware
6 7 (6.86%) BT
6 7 (6.86%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.88%) HP
7 6 (5.88%) Avaya
7 6 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 5 (4.90%) 3Com
8 5 (4.90%) Brocade
8 5 (4.90%) Aruba
8 5 (4.90%) BMC
8 5 (4.90%) CA
8 5 (4.90%) Dell
8 5 (4.90%) EMC
9 4 (3.92%) McAfee
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