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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 618 597 607
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing ADSL 21 60 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.10% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.74% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 14
Median daily rate £351 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £205 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.85% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.35 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.50% +17.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £12.35 £8.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.35 £17.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £12.35 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+25.50% +17.61%

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
8371 8130 8310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.70% 13.94% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5105 4645 4469
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 525 463
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.98% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 28 August 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 20 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 28 August 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 -24 20 £351 -4.62% 14
South West +15 6 - - 1
London -14 6 £413 +3.31% 2
South East -1 4 £244 -27.77% 4
Yorkshire +8 3 £351 -3.31% 1
Cornwall - 3 - - 1
Somerset - 3 - -
Redruth - 3 - - 1
Harrogate - 3 £351 -
Bath - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 £351 -
Berkshire +13 2 £244 - 1
City of London +33 1 £402 +129.42% 1
Hampshire +8 1 - -
West Midlands -34 1 - -
Alton - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £425 -
Reading - 1 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (46.51%) Cisco
2 18 (41.86%) MPLS
3 16 (37.21%) Telecoms
3 16 (37.21%) WAN
3 16 (37.21%) Ethernet
4 15 (34.88%) LAN
5 12 (27.91%) Windows
5 12 (27.91%) Firewall
6 11 (25.58%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (25.58%) PSTN
6 11 (25.58%) Broadband
6 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
7 10 (23.26%) ISDN
8 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
8 9 (20.93%) ITIL
8 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
8 9 (20.93%) VPN
8 9 (20.93%) Internet
8 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
9 8 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (18.60%) Windows 10
10 7 (16.28%) Driving Licence
10 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (16.28%) SSL
10 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
10 7 (16.28%) IPsec
11 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
11 6 (13.95%) Project Management
11 6 (13.95%) HSRP

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 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
3 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (2.33%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) MPLS
2 16 (37.21%) Ethernet
2 16 (37.21%) WAN
3 15 (34.88%) LAN
4 12 (27.91%) Firewall
5 11 (25.58%) Broadband
5 11 (25.58%) PSTN
5 11 (25.58%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (23.26%) ISDN
7 9 (20.93%) Internet
7 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
7 9 (20.93%) VPN
8 8 (18.60%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (16.28%) IPsec
9 7 (16.28%) SSL
10 6 (13.95%) HSRP
11 5 (11.63%) DNS
11 5 (11.63%) ICMP
11 5 (11.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) FileMaker
General
1 16 (37.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Electronics
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Publishing
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) IT Support
4 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) Core Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Technician
6 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.65%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Driving Licence
2 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) PMI
5 1 (2.33%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.33%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
3 8 (18.60%) Windows 10
4 4 (9.30%) Linux
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Unix
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
3 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
3 6 (13.95%) Project Management
4 5 (11.63%) Network Management
5 4 (9.30%) Change Management
5 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (6.98%) Information Security
6 3 (6.98%) Network Design
6 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE
6 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.65%) Computer Security
7 2 (4.65%) Migration
7 2 (4.65%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.63%) CCNA
2 5 (11.63%) CCNP
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.98%) A+ Certification
4 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) CCIE
5 2 (4.65%) MCSA
5 2 (4.65%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) CCENT
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.33%) MCITP
6 1 (2.33%) MCP
6 1 (2.33%) MCTS
6 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.33%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (2.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Cisco
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) F5
3 3 (6.98%) Palo Alto
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Ciena
4 2 (4.65%) Huawei
4 2 (4.65%) Juniper
4 2 (4.65%) WatchGuard
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (2.33%) Altiris
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.33%) Progress
5 1 (2.33%) Remedy
5 1 (2.33%) Sage
5 1 (2.33%) Wyse
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