The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL)
Rank 571 565 589
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Contract jobs citing VDSL 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.014% 0.014% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7267 6931 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.69% 13.63% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3872 3580 3896
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 486 668
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (80.00%) ADSL
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) LLU
3 2 (40.00%) Bluetooth
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) PMI
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) IPTV
3 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) PVCS
4 1 (20.00%) 4G
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Huawei
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (20.00%) Broadband
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi

VDSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (80.00%) ADSL
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) LLU
3 2 (40.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (20.00%) 4G
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) Broadband
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) SHDSL
4 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
4 1 (20.00%) DSLAM
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) PVCS
1 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (20.00%) Dutch Language
3 1 (20.00%) French Language
3 1 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PMI
1 2 (40.00%) IPTV
1 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Huawei
1 1 (20.00%) EMC