The table below looks at the statistics for VDSL2 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VDSL2 over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line 2 (VDSL2)
Rank - 589 598
Contract jobs citing VDSL2 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.014% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £675 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £675 -
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
8244 7164 8815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.41% 13.60% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4569 3904 4038
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 410 686
Average hourly rate £24.18 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.88% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

VDSL2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VDSL2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VDSL2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VDSL2
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VDSL2 within the UK.

VDSL2 Daily Rate Trend in the UK