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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ADSL2+ (ADSL2Plus)
Rank 606 - 547
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ADSL2+ 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% - 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£120 - £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
7948 6904 6873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.67% 13.12% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4423 3766 3378
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 383 558
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL2+ within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
London - 1 £120 -
England - 1 £120 -

ADSL2+
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (75.00%) BYOD
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP-4
2 3 (75.00%) SS7
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) PBX
4 1 (25.00%) ADSL
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband

ADSL2+
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP-4
2 3 (75.00%) SS7
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) ADSL
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) BYOD
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco