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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 543 556 505
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -51
Contract jobs citing ADSL 54 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.068% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.52% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 20
Average daily rate
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£320 £263 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
+71.87% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.20 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -21.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £10.60 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £60.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £12.10 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+147.93% -21.93%

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
8032 7164 6888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.59% 13.22% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4510 3914 3417
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 393 544
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -16.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 28 May 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 28 May 2015.

ADSL Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ADSL
Top 28 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 28 May 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 -2 49 £310 +37.77% 16
South East -5 26 £450 +157.14% 5
Oxfordshire - 14 £361 - 1
London +20 11 £300 -21.05% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 5 - -
North West -8 5 £391 - 5
Hampshire - 5 £550 - 2
Lancashire - 5 £391 -
Milton Keynes +6 4 - -
South Yorkshire - 4 £120 -
Sheffield - 4 £120 -
Yorkshire - 4 £120 - 2
Preston - 3 £463 -
City of London +11 2 £280 -9.67% 1
Birmingham -8 2 - -
West Midlands -12 2 - - 1
Chorley - 2 £320 -
Surrey +12 1 - - 2
East of England +9 1 £190 - 1
Hook - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £340 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £190 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £340 -
Lewes - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £173 -
Oxford - 1 £348 -
Luton - 1 £190 -

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 66 (71.74%) WAN
1 66 (71.74%) Cisco
2 51 (55.43%) LAN
2 51 (55.43%) MPLS
3 43 (46.74%) Ethernet
4 35 (38.04%) Internet
5 33 (35.87%) Windows
5 33 (35.87%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (30.43%) Juniper
6 28 (30.43%) BGP
6 28 (30.43%) Telecoms
7 27 (29.35%) Firewall
7 27 (29.35%) TCP/IP
8 26 (28.26%) OSPF
9 25 (27.17%) CCNA
10 23 (25.00%) VPN
11 22 (23.91%) DNS
12 21 (22.83%) Load Balancing
13 20 (21.74%) ITIL
14 19 (20.65%) CCNP
14 19 (20.65%) EIGRP
14 19 (20.65%) VMware
15 17 (18.48%) Data Centre
16 16 (17.39%) Migration
16 16 (17.39%) Wireless
16 16 (17.39%) Active Directory
16 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
16 16 (17.39%) SSL
17 15 (16.30%) Linux
17 15 (16.30%) UNIX

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (9.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.26%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.26%) Lync
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.78%) MS Visio
3 8 (8.70%) MS Office
4 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.09%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (71.74%) WAN
2 51 (55.43%) LAN
2 51 (55.43%) MPLS
3 43 (46.74%) Ethernet
4 35 (38.04%) Internet
5 28 (30.43%) BGP
6 27 (29.35%) Firewall
6 27 (29.35%) TCP/IP
7 26 (28.26%) OSPF
8 23 (25.00%) VPN
9 22 (23.91%) DNS
10 19 (20.65%) EIGRP
11 16 (17.39%) Wireless
11 16 (17.39%) SSL
12 14 (15.22%) SAN
13 13 (14.13%) ISDN
14 12 (13.04%) Network Security
14 12 (13.04%) xDSL
14 12 (13.04%) Broadband
14 12 (13.04%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.04%) Finance
3 8 (8.70%) Banking
4 4 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.22%) Analyst
3 9 (9.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) Architect
3 9 (9.78%) Development Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Support Analyst
4 7 (7.61%) Network Support Analyst
4 7 (7.61%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.61%) Network Support
4 7 (7.61%) Network Analyst
4 7 (7.61%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) IP Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Network Architect
5 6 (6.52%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Design Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Build Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) SOAP
1 3 (3.26%) WSRP
2 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.43%) Replication
4 5 (5.43%) CMDB
4 5 (5.43%) e-Health
5 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.09%) EPoS
6 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.09%) iPhone
6 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.09%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.87%) Windows
2 15 (16.30%) Linux
2 15 (16.30%) UNIX
3 11 (11.96%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.61%) Windows XP
4 7 (7.61%) Windows 8
5 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.26%) Android
7 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) Load Balancing
2 20 (21.74%) ITIL
3 16 (17.39%) Migration
4 10 (10.87%) Network Management
5 9 (9.78%) PRINCE2
6 8 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.70%) Change Management
7 7 (7.61%) Network Design
7 7 (7.61%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.43%) Service Management
8 5 (5.43%) Process Management
8 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.43%) PRINCE
8 5 (5.43%) Network Planning
9 3 (3.26%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.26%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.26%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.17%) C
1 2 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (35.87%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (27.17%) CCNA
3 19 (20.65%) CCNP
4 12 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.70%) BC Cleared
6 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.26%) CCIE
7 3 (3.26%) CCIP
8 2 (2.17%) CCDE
8 2 (2.17%) CCVP
9 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.09%) PMP
9 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.43%) vSphere
4 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.17%) XenApp
5 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (5.43%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 66 (71.74%) Cisco
2 28 (30.43%) Juniper
3 19 (20.65%) VMware
4 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 11 (11.96%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.70%) Huawei
6 8 (8.70%) Fortinet
6 8 (8.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 7 (7.61%) F5
8 6 (6.52%) BT
9 5 (5.43%) CA
9 5 (5.43%) HP
10 4 (4.35%) Remedy
11 3 (3.26%) Cramer
11 3 (3.26%) EMC
11 3 (3.26%) Nortel
11 3 (3.26%) Sourcefire
12 2 (2.17%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.17%) Citrix
12 2 (2.17%) Ericsson
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