The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL2+ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL2+ over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ADSL2+ (ADSL2Plus)
Rank 617 - 633
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ADSL2+ 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.040% - 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £250 - £115
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 - £115
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
7498 7934 8351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.16% 14.33% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4490 4673 4774
Median daily rate £400 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 479 459
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

ADSL2+
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ADSL2+ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

ADSL2+ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ADSL2+
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ADSL2+ within the UK.

ADSL2+ Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ADSL2+
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL2+ within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Coventry - 2 £250 -
West Midlands - 2 £250 -
England - 2 £250 -

ADSL2+
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ADSL2+ 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 ADSL2+.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) xDSL
1 3 (100.00%) VDSL2
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Broadband
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) French Language
3 1 (33.33%) German Language
3 1 (33.33%) Italian Language
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL

ADSL2+
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VDSL2
1 3 (100.00%) xDSL
2 2 (66.67%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei