The table below looks at the statistics for xDSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited xDSL over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 116 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing xDSL 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £433 - £318
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
xDSL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
262 394 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.89% 16.05% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 196 138
Average daily rate £320 £315 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £155 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing xDSL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

xDSL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

xDSL
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing xDSL across the West Midlands region.

xDSL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

xDSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing xDSL across the West Midlands region.

xDSL Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

xDSL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing xDSL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 1 - -
xDSL
England

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing xDSL 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 xDSL.

1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) SDH
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DSLAM
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Cramer
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) LLU

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing xDSL 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 xDSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) SDH
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DSLAM
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) LLU
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Cramer
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei