Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ADSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ADSL over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 796 791 838
Rank change year-on-year -5 +47 -70
Contract jobs citing ADSL 64 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.050% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 23
England median daily rate £250 £283 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.50% -16.17% -0.15%
10th Percentile £115 £125 £128
90th Percentile £425 £485 £455
UK median daily rate £250 £250 £337
% change year-on-year - -25.82% -0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 5
England median hourly rate £24.00 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% -12.90% -38.00%
10th Percentile £13.43 £12.00 £12.43
90th Percentile £25.55 £34.50 £18.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £14.68
% change year-on-year +40.74% -8.04% +1.77%

ADSL is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,566 12,127 15,504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.45% 13.76% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,717 7,323 9,559
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £208 £224
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 702 677 693
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.32 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.98 £48.75 £46.41
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +21.95%

ADSL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ADSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ADSL in England

ADSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ADSL in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ADSL in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ADSL in England over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ADSL in England

ADSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ADSL in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ADSL in England over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ADSL in England

ADSL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the England region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 31 £191 -62.18% 8
South West - 12 £325 - 5
South East -30 9 £196 +40.18% 1
Midlands -18 6 £250 -4.31% 3
West Midlands -21 6 £250 +4.17% 1
East of England -14 5 £105 -67.69% 1
North of England -23 3 £375 -3.85% 7
Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 2
East Midlands +1 1 £250 -11.50% 2
North West -16 1 £375 -3.85% 5
ADSL
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ADSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for ADSL.

1 46 (71.88%) WAN
2 44 (68.75%) LAN
3 38 (59.38%) Cisco
4 31 (48.44%) MPLS
5 23 (35.94%) Ethernet
6 22 (34.38%) TCP/IP
7 21 (32.81%) Windows
7 21 (32.81%) Firewall
8 20 (31.25%) Finance
8 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 19 (29.69%) Juniper
9 19 (29.69%) Project Management
10 18 (28.13%) Wireless
10 18 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (28.13%) VoIP
11 17 (26.56%) ITIL
11 17 (26.56%) CCNA
12 16 (25.00%) VPN
12 16 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
13 15 (23.44%) VMware
14 14 (21.88%) VLAN
15 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (20.31%) OSPF
15 13 (20.31%) BGP
15 13 (20.31%) CCNP
16 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
16 12 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
17 11 (17.19%) Meraki
17 11 (17.19%) Windows 10

ADSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.56%) GroupWise
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (71.88%) WAN
2 44 (68.75%) LAN
3 31 (48.44%) MPLS
4 23 (35.94%) Ethernet
5 22 (34.38%) TCP/IP
6 21 (32.81%) Firewall
7 18 (28.13%) VoIP
7 18 (28.13%) Wireless
8 16 (25.00%) VPN
9 14 (21.88%) VLAN
10 13 (20.31%) BGP
10 13 (20.31%) OSPF
11 12 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (17.19%) DHCP
12 11 (17.19%) DNS
12 11 (17.19%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (14.06%) Internet
13 9 (14.06%) MD110
13 9 (14.06%) PABX
14 7 (10.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Spanish Language
2 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) German Language
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Network Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.38%) Network Technician
4 6 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) IT Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) IT Support
5 5 (7.81%) Network Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) WAN Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 6 (9.38%) iPad
3 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.25%) iPhone
3 4 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.56%) PMI
6 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Windows 10
2 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.94%) Linux
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.13%) Check Point GAiA
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.56%) Android
7 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Project Management
2 17 (26.56%) ITIL
3 9 (14.06%) BCP
3 9 (14.06%) DNA
3 9 (14.06%) Supplier Management
4 7 (10.94%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (9.38%) Patch Management
6 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (6.25%) Decision-Making
7 4 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (6.25%) Process Management
8 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.13%) High Availability
9 2 (3.13%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.13%) ITSM
9 2 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.13%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (26.56%) CCNA
3 13 (20.31%) CCNP
4 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.25%) MCSA
5 4 (6.25%) MOS
5 4 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (4.69%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.13%) CCENT
7 2 (3.13%) CCSA
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.56%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.56%) MCT
8 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.56%) PMP
8 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) PMO
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.94%) BitLocker
4 4 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 4 (6.25%) XenApp
5 2 (3.13%) NFS
5 2 (3.13%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) AirWatch
2 7 (10.94%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (6.25%) SCCM
4 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.13%) Cacti
5 1 (1.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.56%) Nagios
5 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (59.38%) Cisco
2 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 19 (29.69%) Juniper
4 15 (23.44%) VMware
5 11 (17.19%) BT
5 11 (17.19%) Meraki
6 9 (14.06%) Aastra
6 9 (14.06%) Ericsson
6 9 (14.06%) McAfee
6 9 (14.06%) Mitel
6 9 (14.06%) Polycom
6 9 (14.06%) Red Box
6 9 (14.06%) SolarWinds
6 9 (14.06%) Tandberg
7 8 (12.50%) Citrix
7 8 (12.50%) HP
8 7 (10.94%) Apple
8 7 (10.94%) CheckPoint
9 4 (6.25%) BMC
10 3 (4.69%) Aruba