Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 796 764 765
Rank change year-on-year -32 +1 -32
Contract jobs citing ADSL 50 66 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.075% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.51% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 56
England median daily rate £213 £313 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.00% -8.09% +36.00%
10th Percentile £150 £155 £153
90th Percentile £450 £409 £462
UK median daily rate £213 £275 £340
% change year-on-year -22.73% -19.12% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 22
England median hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.89% +7.29% -58.83%
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £12.35
% change year-on-year +1.89% +7.29% -58.83%

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 12,122 12,978 13,841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.22% 14.70% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,545 7,942 8,219
England median daily rate £413 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £213 £214
90th Percentile £594 £575 £573
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 685 773
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -3.91% +11.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.97
UK median hourly rate £19.40 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -9.79% -4.44% +12.50%

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

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 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
South East -28 19 £173 -47.09% 2
London -34 14 £220 -45.21% 6
North of England +36 9 £408 +1.62% 11
North West +21 8 £425 +5.99% 6
East of England -14 5 - - 2
Midlands -7 4 £284 +40.12% 1
South West +5 2 £275 +37.50% 3
West Midlands -4 2 £284 -
East Midlands -5 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -3 1 £150 - 5
ADSL
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 31 (62.00%) Cisco
2 28 (56.00%) LAN
3 27 (54.00%) MPLS
4 24 (48.00%) WAN
5 21 (42.00%) Ethernet
5 21 (42.00%) VPN
6 20 (40.00%) Firewall
7 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (34.00%) ITIL
8 17 (34.00%) Windows
9 15 (30.00%) ISDN
9 15 (30.00%) Juniper
9 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
10 13 (26.00%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (26.00%) CCNP
10 13 (26.00%) DNS
10 13 (26.00%) DHCP
10 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
11 12 (24.00%) CCNA
11 12 (24.00%) IPsec
11 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
12 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
12 11 (22.00%) HP
12 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
12 11 (22.00%) Windows Server
13 10 (20.00%) 802.1X
13 10 (20.00%) 4G
13 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (20.00%) CheckPoint
13 10 (20.00%) Wireless

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 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (56.00%) LAN
2 27 (54.00%) MPLS
3 24 (48.00%) WAN
4 21 (42.00%) Ethernet
4 21 (42.00%) VPN
5 20 (40.00%) Firewall
6 15 (30.00%) ISDN
7 13 (26.00%) DHCP
7 13 (26.00%) DNS
7 13 (26.00%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (24.00%) IPsec
8 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
9 10 (20.00%) 4G
9 10 (20.00%) Wireless
10 9 (18.00%) 3G
10 9 (18.00%) EIGRP
10 9 (18.00%) Internet
10 9 (18.00%) OSPF
11 8 (16.00%) BGP
11 8 (16.00%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Advertising
2 3 (6.00%) Publishing
3 2 (4.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Core Network Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.00%) IP Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Network Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) WAN Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) CMDB
1 7 (14.00%) Smartphone
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.00%) NHS
5 2 (4.00%) PMI
5 2 (4.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.00%) Mac OS X
6 5 (10.00%) Linux
7 4 (8.00%) Check Point GAiA
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.00%) Unix
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Break/Fix
2 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (12.00%) Change Management
3 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.00%) Project Management
4 5 (10.00%) Service Management
5 4 (8.00%) Analytics
5 4 (8.00%) High Availability
5 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 4 (8.00%) Patch Management
5 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (6.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (6.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (6.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.00%) Runbook
6 3 (6.00%) Virtual Team Management
7 2 (4.00%) Network Optimisation
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (26.00%) CCNP
3 12 (24.00%) CCNA
4 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (12.00%) CCIE
6 6 (12.00%) JNCIA
7 4 (8.00%) CCENT
7 4 (8.00%) CCSA
7 4 (8.00%) JNCIE
7 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (6.00%) MCP
9 2 (4.00%) BC Cleared
9 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
9 2 (4.00%) PMP
9 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) VirtualBox
4 3 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.00%) Firmware
6 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (8.00%) Cacti
3 3 (6.00%) AirWatch
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (6.00%) SCCM
3 3 (6.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.00%) TrustSec
5 1 (2.00%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (2.00%) DameWare
5 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.00%) SCOM
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Cisco
2 15 (30.00%) Juniper
3 11 (22.00%) HP
4 10 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (16.00%) Symantec
5 8 (16.00%) VMware
6 7 (14.00%) Dell
7 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.00%) F5
8 5 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 4 (8.00%) Aruba
9 4 (8.00%) Fortinet
9 4 (8.00%) Qualys
10 3 (6.00%) BT
10 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
11 2 (4.00%) FireEye
12 1 (2.00%) Altiris
12 1 (2.00%) Draytek
12 1 (2.00%) Meraki
12 1 (2.00%) Remedy