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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line 2 (VDSL2)
Rank 618 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VDSL2 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.040% - -
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
7522 7923 8209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.11% 14.35% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4548 4651 4687
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 475 440
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 - 2 £250 -
West Midlands - 2 £250 -
Coventry - 2 £250 -

VDSL2
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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