The table below looks at the statistics for VDSL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VDSL over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL)
Rank 613 576 597
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +21
Contract jobs citing VDSL 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% 0.028% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £470 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.00

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
8414 7100 9045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.56% 13.47% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4661 3882 4105
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 396 711
Average hourly rate £22.69 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

VDSL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VDSL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VDSL 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 VDSL.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) PVCS
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SHDSL
2 1 (50.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development

VDSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VDSL 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 VDSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) SHDSL
2 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) PVCS
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (50.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC