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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 620 557 575
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +18
Contract jobs citing ADSL 23 53 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.098% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.67% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 14
Median daily rate £188 £320 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.40% +21.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £471 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £348 £200
% change year-on-year
-46.04% +73.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 13
Median hourly rate £12.38 £30.00 £12.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +145.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.38 £30.00 £12.10
% change year-on-year
-58.75% +147.93%

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
8536 7954 7149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.92% 14.67% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5190 4459 3882
Median daily rate £390 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 462 409
Median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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 31 May 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 23 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 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -33 23 £188 -37.50% 16
South East -33 13 £188 -58.33% 5
Berkshire - 8 £188 -
South West - 4 £143 - 2
London 0 3 £250 -16.66% 2
Bristol - 3 £175 - 1
Hampshire -2 2 £337 -38.68% 1
North West -17 2 £453 -2.16% 1
West Sussex - 2 £135 - 1
Worthing - 2 £135 -
Manchester - 2 £453 -
Bracknell - 2 £340 -
Newbury - 2 £188 -
City of London +39 1 £130 -53.57% 1
East of England +6 1 - - 1
Luton +1 1 - -
Bedfordshire +1 1 - -
Surrey -15 1 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 £110 -
Slough - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £338 -
Epsom - 1 - -

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 33 (61.11%) Cisco
2 32 (59.26%) Firewall
3 30 (55.56%) WAN
4 28 (51.85%) Ethernet
4 28 (51.85%) MPLS
5 25 (46.30%) TCP/IP
5 25 (46.30%) ISDN
5 25 (46.30%) ITIL
6 24 (44.44%) LAN
6 24 (44.44%) DNS
7 22 (40.74%) DHCP
8 20 (37.04%) PSTN
9 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (35.19%) Internet
9 19 (35.19%) Incident Management
10 18 (33.33%) Change Management
10 18 (33.33%) CCNA
10 18 (33.33%) SSL
11 17 (31.48%) VPN
11 17 (31.48%) Management Information System
11 17 (31.48%) IPsec
12 16 (29.63%) ICMP
12 16 (29.63%) SNMP
12 16 (29.63%) Windows
12 16 (29.63%) Load Balancing
12 16 (29.63%) Network Security
12 16 (29.63%) Data Centre
12 16 (29.63%) 802.1X
13 15 (27.78%) Problem Management
13 15 (27.78%) Network Management

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 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 6 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (59.26%) Firewall
2 30 (55.56%) WAN
3 28 (51.85%) Ethernet
3 28 (51.85%) MPLS
4 25 (46.30%) ISDN
4 25 (46.30%) TCP/IP
5 24 (44.44%) DNS
5 24 (44.44%) LAN
6 22 (40.74%) DHCP
7 20 (37.04%) PSTN
8 19 (35.19%) Internet
9 18 (33.33%) SSL
10 17 (31.48%) IPsec
10 17 (31.48%) VPN
11 16 (29.63%) ICMP
11 16 (29.63%) Network Security
11 16 (29.63%) SNMP
12 15 (27.78%) HSRP
12 15 (27.78%) X.25
13 14 (25.93%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) FileMaker
1 1 (1.85%) GIS
General
1 15 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 10 (18.52%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Billing
4 2 (3.70%) Publishing
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
2 10 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Network Support
4 7 (12.96%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco Support
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Coordinator
6 5 (9.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Security Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Security Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Service Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Network Technician
8 3 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Management Information System
2 16 (29.63%) Data Centre
3 13 (24.07%) Cryptography
4 9 (16.67%) Driving Licence
5 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.56%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.70%) PMI
7 1 (1.85%) BYOD
7 1 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.85%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.41%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (3.70%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Unix
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) ITIL
2 19 (35.19%) Incident Management
3 18 (33.33%) Change Management
4 16 (29.63%) Load Balancing
5 15 (27.78%) Network Management
5 15 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (27.78%) Problem Management
6 14 (25.93%) Information Security
7 13 (24.07%) Capacity Management
7 13 (24.07%) Computer Security
7 13 (24.07%) Security Patching
8 12 (22.22%) Project Management
9 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
10 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
11 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.41%) PRINCE
12 3 (5.56%) Coaching
12 3 (5.56%) Migration
12 3 (5.56%) Service Management
12 3 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (33.33%) CCNA
3 7 (12.96%) CCNP
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.70%) MCSE
5 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.85%) CCENT
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.85%) MCITP
6 1 (1.85%) MCP
6 1 (1.85%) MCSA
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) PCI DSS
2 6 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.85%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Cisco
2 10 (18.52%) F5
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.81%) Cyberoam
4 5 (9.26%) Juniper
5 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.56%) Citrix
6 3 (5.56%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.70%) Acronis
7 2 (3.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (3.70%) Ciena
7 2 (3.70%) Huawei
7 2 (3.70%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.70%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.70%) VMware
8 1 (1.85%) Altiris
8 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.85%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard
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