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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 561 564 558
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing ADSL 59 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.064% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 0.43% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 10
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£375 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £120 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £428 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £205
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +52.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 7
Average hourly rate £12.35 £10.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.61% -47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £10.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.61% -47.50%

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
7954 8278 7255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.84% 14.70% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4535 4468 3905
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 450 420
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -16 45 £368 +17.60% 23
London +27 17 £400 - 7
South East -12 11 £338 +22.72% 4
West Midlands +14 10 £275 -21.42% 2
Scotland - 8 - - 1
Hampshire - 5 £500 - 1
City of London - 4 £175 -
Crawley -7 3 £338 +50.00%
West Sussex -11 3 £338 +50.00% 1
Berkshire +8 2 - - 1
Bracknell -7 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £363 -
North East - 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Highlands - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Inverness - 2 - -
Preston +5 1 - - 1
Birmingham +3 1 - - 1
Lancashire -6 1 - - 2
South West -8 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -19 1 £375 +15.38%
North West -26 1 - - 4
Edinburgh - 1 - -

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 71 (62.28%) WAN
2 70 (61.40%) Cisco
3 62 (54.39%) LAN
4 46 (40.35%) MPLS
5 44 (38.60%) DNS
6 42 (36.84%) TCP/IP
7 39 (34.21%) Telecoms
8 38 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 37 (32.46%) Juniper
9 37 (32.46%) Windows
10 35 (30.70%) ITIL
10 35 (30.70%) Ethernet
10 35 (30.70%) OSPF
10 35 (30.70%) BGP
10 35 (30.70%) Firewall
11 32 (28.07%) DHCP
12 30 (26.32%) VPN
12 30 (26.32%) EIGRP
13 28 (24.56%) Data Centre
14 27 (23.68%) Internet
15 26 (22.81%) Migration
16 25 (21.93%) IPsec
17 24 (21.05%) SSL
17 24 (21.05%) PSTN
18 23 (20.18%) CCNP
19 22 (19.30%) BT
20 21 (18.42%) VMware
20 21 (18.42%) LLU
21 20 (17.54%) Active Directory
21 20 (17.54%) Line Management

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.26%) Lync
3 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) MS Office
3 6 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.88%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (62.28%) WAN
2 62 (54.39%) LAN
3 46 (40.35%) MPLS
4 44 (38.60%) DNS
5 42 (36.84%) TCP/IP
6 35 (30.70%) OSPF
6 35 (30.70%) BGP
6 35 (30.70%) Firewall
6 35 (30.70%) Ethernet
7 32 (28.07%) DHCP
8 30 (26.32%) EIGRP
8 30 (26.32%) VPN
9 27 (23.68%) Internet
10 25 (21.93%) IPsec
11 24 (21.05%) SSL
11 24 (21.05%) PSTN
12 21 (18.42%) LLU
13 19 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (14.04%) Wireless
15 15 (13.16%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 39 (34.21%) Telecoms
2 16 (14.04%) Finance
3 11 (9.65%) Banking
4 4 (3.51%) Publishing
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (28.95%) Network Engineer
2 19 (16.67%) Analyst
3 13 (11.40%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (8.77%) Architect
4 10 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) Development Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Design Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Network Architect
7 7 (6.14%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Network Analyst
8 6 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Network Support
9 5 (4.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Network Support Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.16%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) SOAP
2 1 (0.88%) Middleware
2 1 (0.88%) WSRP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.56%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.39%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.51%) Replication
6 3 (2.63%) Clustering
6 3 (2.63%) e-Health
6 3 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.63%) CMDB
6 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.88%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.88%) iPhone
8 1 (0.88%) DTV
8 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) EPoS
8 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 37 (32.46%) Windows
2 18 (15.79%) Linux
3 14 (12.28%) Windows 7
3 14 (12.28%) UNIX
4 10 (8.77%) Windows 8
5 9 (7.89%) Android
6 7 (6.14%) Windows XP
6 7 (6.14%) Mac OS X
7 6 (5.26%) Windows Phone
8 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (1.75%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.70%) ITIL
2 26 (22.81%) Migration
3 20 (17.54%) Line Management
4 19 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 19 (16.67%) System Testing
5 16 (14.04%) Network Design
6 7 (6.14%) Service Management
6 7 (6.14%) Network Management
6 7 (6.14%) Identity Management
7 6 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.26%) Load Testing
8 5 (4.39%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.51%) Functional Testing
9 4 (3.51%) Software Deployment
10 3 (2.63%) Patch Management
10 3 (2.63%) Change Management
10 3 (2.63%) Process Management
10 3 (2.63%) Network Planning
11 2 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.75%) C
2 2 (1.75%) SQL
3 1 (0.88%) Python
3 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
3 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
3 1 (0.88%) C++
3 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (20.18%) CCNP
3 17 (14.91%) CCNA
4 15 (13.16%) CCIE
5 5 (4.39%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.51%) CCDE
6 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.51%) MCP
6 4 (3.51%) MCSA
7 3 (2.63%) CCSE
7 3 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.63%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.63%) CCENT
7 3 (2.63%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.75%) CCVP
8 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.51%) vSphere
4 3 (2.63%) VirtualBox
5 2 (1.75%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) Firmware
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) SCCM
2 5 (4.39%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.63%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (2.63%) Cacti
5 1 (0.88%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.88%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 70 (61.40%) Cisco
2 37 (32.46%) Juniper
3 22 (19.30%) BT
4 21 (18.42%) VMware
5 19 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 16 (14.04%) Microsoft
7 14 (12.28%) F5
8 10 (8.77%) Citrix
9 8 (7.02%) Dell
10 7 (6.14%) HP
10 7 (6.14%) Apple
10 7 (6.14%) Huawei
11 6 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 5 (4.39%) Fortinet
12 5 (4.39%) McAfee
12 5 (4.39%) Polycom
13 4 (3.51%) SolarWinds
13 4 (3.51%) ServiceNow
14 3 (2.63%) Aruba
14 3 (2.63%) Qualys
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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