The table below looks at the statistics for VDSL2 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VDSL2 over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line 2 (VDSL2)
UK
Rank 596 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VDSL2 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.015% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 - -
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
6842 7350 7515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.29% 14.47% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4170 4287 4244
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 365 418
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

VDSL2
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VDSL2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

VDSL2
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VDSL2 within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry - 1 £250 -
West Midlands - 1 £250 -
England - 1 £250 -

VDSL2
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VDSL2 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 VDSL2.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) xDSL
1 3 (100.00%) ADSL2+
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Broadband
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) French Language
3 1 (33.33%) German Language
3 1 (33.33%) Italian Language
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL

VDSL2
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 3 (100.00%) ADSL2+
1 3 (100.00%) xDSL
2 2 (66.67%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei