The table below looks at the statistics for VDSL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VDSL over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL)
Rank 652 - 612
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VDSL 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% - 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £450
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
8594 8372 7295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.47% 15.01% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5221 4551 3870
Median daily rate £390 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 471 401
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

VDSL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VDSL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VDSL
Daily Rate Trend

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

VDSL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VDSL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VDSL within the UK.

VDSL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VDSL
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VDSL within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
England - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -

VDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VDSL 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 VDSL.

1 3 (75.00%) Business Development
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) GPON
2 2 (50.00%) DOCSIS
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) ADSL
2 2 (50.00%) Broadband
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) STB
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

VDSL
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 2 (50.00%) ADSL
1 2 (50.00%) Broadband
1 2 (50.00%) DOCSIS
1 2 (50.00%) GPON
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DSLAM
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Telnet
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Redmine
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Trac
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Rollout Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Rollout Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
1 1 (25.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Development
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification