Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 799 821 761
Rank change year-on-year +22 -60 -7
Contract jobs citing ADSL 56 50 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.059% 0.051% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.33% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 48
England median daily rate £220 £351 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.37% -7.87% +52.50%
10th Percentile £140 £176 £143
90th Percentile £460 £471 £476
UK median daily rate £213 £351 £360
% change year-on-year -39.50% -2.43% +34.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 31
England median hourly rate £13.00 £15.88 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.11% +28.54% -34.66%
UK median hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £12.35
% change year-on-year -14.52% +25.51% -34.66%

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 13104 15010 14551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.82% 15.43% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8037 9134 8529
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £221 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 680 755 945
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.21 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.07% +2.50%

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

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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 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ADSL in England

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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 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ADSL in England

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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 21 November 2017. 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
South East -4 17 £150 -57.39%
London -17 14 £205 -48.94% 1
North of England +61 12 £395 +12.70% 3
North West - 11 £400 - 3
East of England - 7 £325 - 1
Midlands +20 3 £206 -
West Midlands +23 2 £206 -
South West -14 2 £275 - 2
Yorkshire +20 1 £150 -57.20%
East Midlands -1 1 - -
ADSL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ADSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for ADSL.

1 31 (55.36%) Windows
1 31 (55.36%) LAN
2 30 (53.57%) WAN
3 26 (46.43%) MPLS
4 25 (44.64%) Cisco
5 24 (42.86%) ITIL
6 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
7 19 (33.93%) Windows 7
8 18 (32.14%) VPN
8 18 (32.14%) Firewall
9 17 (30.36%) HP
9 17 (30.36%) ISDN
10 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
10 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
12 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (25.00%) CCNA
13 13 (23.21%) Juniper
13 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
13 13 (23.21%) Broadband
14 12 (21.43%) Dell
14 12 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
15 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
15 11 (19.64%) Internet
16 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
16 10 (17.86%) DNS
16 10 (17.86%) SCCM
16 10 (17.86%) Office 365

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 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.93%) GroupWise
4 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (55.36%) LAN
2 30 (53.57%) WAN
3 26 (46.43%) MPLS
4 18 (32.14%) Firewall
4 18 (32.14%) VPN
5 17 (30.36%) ISDN
6 13 (23.21%) Broadband
7 12 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (19.64%) Internet
9 10 (17.86%) DNS
10 9 (16.07%) 4G
10 9 (16.07%) Ethernet
11 8 (14.29%) 3G
11 8 (14.29%) DHCP
11 8 (14.29%) NAS
11 8 (14.29%) Wireless
12 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
13 6 (10.71%) 802.11
13 6 (10.71%) EIGRP
13 6 (10.71%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (8.93%) JUnit
1 5 (8.93%) Selenium
2 4 (7.14%) Bugzilla
2 4 (7.14%) JIRA
2 4 (7.14%) Redmine
2 4 (7.14%) Trac
3 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Marketing
3 3 (5.36%) Advertising
4 2 (3.57%) Billing
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Front Office
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Desktop Support
3 8 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Software Tester
5 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Tester
5 5 (8.93%) WAN Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.93%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) Flash
3 1 (1.79%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.50%) CMDB
2 7 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 7 (12.50%) Smartphone
3 4 (7.14%) Replication
3 4 (7.14%) STB
4 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.57%) PMI
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Windows 7
3 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (26.79%) Windows Server
5 8 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 8 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (10.71%) Windows Vista
8 5 (8.93%) Linux
9 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.79%) Unix
11 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) Change Management
3 7 (12.50%) Break/Fix
3 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (10.71%) Project Management
4 6 (10.71%) Service Management
5 5 (8.93%) Data Protection
5 5 (8.93%) Network Packet Analysis
5 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.93%) Release Management
5 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
5 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.14%) Defect Management
6 4 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (7.14%) Migration
6 4 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 3 (5.36%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
1 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
1 5 (8.93%) Perl
1 5 (8.93%) PHP
1 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
1 5 (8.93%) Ruby
1 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) CCNA
1 14 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) CCNP
4 5 (8.93%) Degree
5 4 (7.14%) JNCIA
6 3 (5.36%) BC Cleared
6 3 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (5.36%) CCIE
7 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.57%) PMP
7 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) Firmware
2 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) SCCM
2 7 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (10.71%) SCOM
4 2 (3.57%) DameWare
4 2 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.79%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) Cisco
2 17 (30.36%) HP
3 13 (23.21%) Juniper
4 12 (21.43%) Dell
5 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
6 9 (16.07%) Symantec
7 8 (14.29%) VMware
8 6 (10.71%) Compaq
8 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 5 (8.93%) Nortel
9 5 (8.93%) Novell
10 3 (5.36%) BT
11 2 (3.57%) Altiris
11 2 (3.57%) Meraki
11 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.57%) Sophos
12 1 (1.79%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (1.79%) Citrix
12 1 (1.79%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds