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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ADSL2+ (ADSL2Plus)
UK
Rank - - 608
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 - - 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £428
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
6713 7548 7809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.99% 14.53% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4189 4440 4257
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 327 448
Median hourly rate £23.95 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.19 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements

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%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei