The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL2+ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADSL2+ over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ADSL2+ (ADSL2Plus)
Rank - - 576
Contract jobs citing ADSL2+ 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7765 7290 7080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.16% 13.78% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4374 3937 3592
Average daily rate £363 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 393 529
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.66 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

ADSL2+
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ADSL2+ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ADSL2+ 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 ADSL2+.

1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (50.00%) BYOD
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP-4
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

ADSL2+
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ADSL2+ 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 ADSL2+. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP-4
2 1 (50.00%) SS7
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) BYOD
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco