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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
UK / England
Rank 556 588 552
Rank change year-on-year +32 -36  
Contract jobs citing ADSL 21 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.049% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.34% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 18
Median daily rate £242 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.97% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £184 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £411 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £340 £300
% change year-on-year -35.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Median hourly rate £14.88 £18.00 £25.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.36% -28.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £18.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £25.70
% change year-on-year -25.00% -29.96%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6059 7164 7137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.69% 14.72% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3738 4319 3946
Median daily rate £401 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.02% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 305 400
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

ADSL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing ADSL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

ADSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ADSL in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ADSL in England

ADSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ADSL in England

ADSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ADSL in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
South East +9 9 £218 -35.88%
East Midlands +1 4 £275 -
London +16 3 - - 3
South West +3 2 £200 -
North West +21 1 £401 -11.38% 4
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
ADSL
UK

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 40 (66.67%) Cisco
2 37 (61.67%) WAN
3 31 (51.67%) MPLS
4 30 (50.00%) LAN
5 25 (41.67%) Firewall
6 23 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (35.00%) Telecoms
8 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 20 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 18 (30.00%) Ethernet
9 18 (30.00%) Windows
10 17 (28.33%) CCNA
11 16 (26.67%) PSTN
12 15 (25.00%) DNS
12 15 (25.00%) CCNP
12 15 (25.00%) Juniper
13 14 (23.33%) ITIL
13 14 (23.33%) xDSL
14 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
14 13 (21.67%) MS Office
14 13 (21.67%) OSPF
14 13 (21.67%) SNMP
15 12 (20.00%) SDH
15 12 (20.00%) IPsec
15 12 (20.00%) VMware
15 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
15 12 (20.00%) Network Management
15 12 (20.00%) F5
15 12 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

ADSL
Top Related 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 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Office
2 10 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (61.67%) WAN
2 31 (51.67%) MPLS
3 30 (50.00%) LAN
4 25 (41.67%) Firewall
5 20 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 18 (30.00%) Ethernet
7 16 (26.67%) PSTN
8 15 (25.00%) DNS
9 14 (23.33%) xDSL
10 13 (21.67%) OSPF
10 13 (21.67%) SNMP
11 12 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (20.00%) IPsec
11 12 (20.00%) SDH
12 11 (18.33%) DHCP
12 11 (18.33%) EIGRP
12 11 (18.33%) GPON
12 11 (18.33%) GSM
12 11 (18.33%) ICMP
12 11 (18.33%) NAS
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.67%) Redmine
General
1 21 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Network Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Network Operations Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) IT Support
7 3 (5.00%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Network Support
7 3 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Support
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Support Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.33%) COM
3 2 (3.33%) J2EE
3 2 (3.33%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.67%) Driving Licence
3 7 (11.67%) IVR
4 6 (10.00%) e-Health
5 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.00%) Smartphone
6 2 (3.33%) Clustering
6 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.67%) iPhone
7 1 (1.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.00%) Unix
5 6 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.67%) FreeBSD
8 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.33%) Linux
10 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) Network Management
3 10 (16.67%) Network Design
4 8 (13.33%) Migration
5 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.00%) Workflow
6 5 (8.33%) Change Control
6 5 (8.33%) Information Security
7 4 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.67%) Change Management
7 4 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.00%) Computer Security
8 3 (5.00%) Cryptography
8 3 (5.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.00%) Project Management
8 3 (5.00%) Security Patching
8 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (28.33%) CCNA
3 15 (25.00%) CCNP
4 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.33%) CCDP
6 5 (8.33%) CCIE
7 2 (3.33%) BC Cleared
7 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.33%) CISSP
7 2 (3.33%) CLAS
7 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) CCDA
8 1 (1.67%) GCIH
8 1 (1.67%) GIAC
8 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (8.33%) Nessus
2 5 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.67%) SCCM
5 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (66.67%) Cisco
2 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.00%) Juniper
4 12 (20.00%) F5
4 12 (20.00%) VMware
5 8 (13.33%) Avaya
5 8 (13.33%) BT
6 7 (11.67%) HP
7 6 (10.00%) CA
7 6 (10.00%) Remedy
8 4 (6.67%) Apple
8 4 (6.67%) Genesys
8 4 (6.67%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.67%) SonicWALL
9 3 (5.00%) Cyberoam
9 3 (5.00%) Veeam
10 2 (3.33%) Altiris
10 2 (3.33%) LANDesk
10 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds