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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line 2 (VDSL2)
Rank - - 597
Contract jobs citing VDSL2 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
8073 7229 9111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.34% 13.59% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4329 3863 4092
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 422 707
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.00% -

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