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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 585 569 563
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing ADSL 41 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.083% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.56% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 9
Average daily rate £333 £255 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.26% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £135 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £463 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £251 £150
% change year-on-year
+35.72% +67.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £135.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.77% +575.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £135.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-87.77% +575.00%

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
7512 7718 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 14.90% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4416 4287 3494
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 445 391
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 33 £288 +10.57% 17
South East +11 16 £288 +2.67% 6
London +6 8 £223 -36.42% 4
M4 Corridor - 5 £288 -
Oxfordshire +5 3 £238 -39.10% 3
Birmingham -2 3 £275 +77.41%
Berkshire -2 3 £188 -3.22%
West Midlands -12 3 £275 +77.41% 1
Glasgow - 3 £150 -
Scotland - 3 £150 -
Hampshire - 3 £352 -
Oxford - 3 £238 - 2
South West +4 2 - - 1
East Midlands -15 2 £350 +100.00%
West Sussex +6 1 - -
Newbury +5 1 £188 -
Reading -4 1 - -
Wiltshire -4 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -9 1 - -
Nottingham -13 1 - -
Manchester -15 1 - - 1
North West -18 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £325 - 3
Essex - 1 £325 -
Surrey - 1 - - 3
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Derby - 1 £350 -
Brentwood - 1 £325 -
Oxted - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 - -

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 62 (57.94%) Cisco
1 62 (57.94%) Firewall
2 57 (53.27%) WAN
3 52 (48.60%) DHCP
3 52 (48.60%) DNS
4 51 (47.66%) TCP/IP
5 50 (46.73%) LAN
5 50 (46.73%) MPLS
6 49 (45.79%) ITIL
7 45 (42.06%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (39.25%) PSTN
8 42 (39.25%) IPsec
9 41 (38.32%) SSL
9 41 (38.32%) Data Centre
10 40 (37.38%) VPN
11 39 (36.45%) Telecoms
12 36 (33.64%) Ethernet
13 34 (31.78%) F5
14 33 (30.84%) Cisco ASA
15 32 (29.91%) Driving Licence
16 29 (27.10%) LLU
16 29 (27.10%) OSPF
16 29 (27.10%) CCNP
17 28 (26.17%) BGP
17 28 (26.17%) Juniper
18 27 (25.23%) EIGRP
18 27 (25.23%) Migration
19 26 (24.30%) Internet
19 26 (24.30%) BT
20 25 (23.36%) CCIE

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (7.48%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.80%) IIS
3 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) MS Office
2 5 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) SaaS
2 4 (3.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (57.94%) Firewall
2 57 (53.27%) WAN
3 52 (48.60%) DHCP
3 52 (48.60%) DNS
4 51 (47.66%) TCP/IP
5 50 (46.73%) LAN
5 50 (46.73%) MPLS
6 42 (39.25%) IPsec
6 42 (39.25%) PSTN
7 41 (38.32%) SSL
8 40 (37.38%) VPN
9 36 (33.64%) Ethernet
10 33 (30.84%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (27.10%) LLU
11 29 (27.10%) OSPF
12 28 (26.17%) BGP
13 27 (25.23%) EIGRP
14 26 (24.30%) Internet
15 24 (22.43%) HSRP
15 24 (22.43%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
1 1 (0.93%) JUnit
1 1 (0.93%) Redmine
1 1 (0.93%) Selenium
1 1 (0.93%) Trac
1 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (36.45%) Telecoms
2 17 (15.89%) Finance
3 3 (2.80%) Billing
3 3 (2.80%) Law
4 2 (1.87%) Banking
4 2 (1.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (31.78%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.08%) Support Engineer
3 13 (12.15%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (9.35%) Analyst
5 9 (8.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (7.48%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 8 (7.48%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Architect
7 7 (6.54%) Coordinator
8 6 (5.61%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Network Design Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Network Support
8 6 (5.61%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Network Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.50%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.87%) .NET
3 1 (0.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (38.32%) Data Centre
2 32 (29.91%) Driving Licence
3 15 (14.02%) Management Information System
4 13 (12.15%) Cryptography
5 8 (7.48%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.80%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.80%) Clustering
7 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.87%) SecurID
8 1 (0.93%) BYOD
8 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.93%) PMI
8 1 (0.93%) STB
8 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.56%) Windows
2 8 (7.48%) Linux
2 8 (7.48%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.74%) Android
5 4 (3.74%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.80%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.87%) BlackBerry OS
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Unix
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.79%) ITIL
2 27 (25.23%) Migration
3 24 (22.43%) Line Management
3 24 (22.43%) System Testing
4 18 (16.82%) Change Management
4 18 (16.82%) Network Design
5 17 (15.89%) Load Balancing
6 16 (14.95%) Incident Management
7 15 (14.02%) Load Testing
7 15 (14.02%) Problem Management
8 14 (13.08%) Information Security
8 14 (13.08%) Network Management
8 14 (13.08%) Network Monitoring
9 13 (12.15%) Capacity Management
9 13 (12.15%) Computer Security
9 13 (12.15%) Security Patching
10 11 (10.28%) Project Management
11 8 (7.48%) Service Delivery
12 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2
13 5 (4.67%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.80%) SQL
2 2 (1.87%) Python
3 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.93%) Java
3 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.93%) Perl
3 1 (0.93%) PHP
3 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.93%) Ruby
3 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (42.06%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (27.10%) CCNP
3 25 (23.36%) CCIE
4 17 (15.89%) CCNA
5 4 (3.74%) CCDE
5 4 (3.74%) Degree
5 4 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.74%) MCSE
5 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.80%) MCSA
7 2 (1.87%) CCENT
7 2 (1.87%) CCSE
7 2 (1.87%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.28%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 19 (17.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.87%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.87%) Cacti
3 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) QRadar
3 1 (0.93%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.93%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 62 (57.94%) Cisco
2 34 (31.78%) F5
3 28 (26.17%) Juniper
4 26 (24.30%) BT
5 24 (22.43%) CheckPoint
6 15 (14.02%) Microsoft
7 10 (9.35%) Cyberoam
8 6 (5.61%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.67%) Citrix
9 5 (4.67%) VMware
10 4 (3.74%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.80%) iManage
11 3 (2.80%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.87%) Acronis
12 2 (1.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (1.87%) Aruba
12 2 (1.87%) hybris
12 2 (1.87%) Meraki
12 2 (1.87%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
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