Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 802 765 809
Rank change year-on-year -37 +44 -55
Contract jobs citing ADSL 50 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.058% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.42% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 37
England median daily rate £250 £258 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% -10.43% -4.17%
10th Percentile £150 £138 £144
90th Percentile £398 £533 £378
UK median daily rate £250 £238 £288
% change year-on-year +5.26% -17.39% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
England median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.85% -56.67%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.73 £12.35
90th Percentile £14.25 £37.44 £17.80
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +3.85% -56.67%

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 12,391 11,779 14,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.46% 14.00% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,660 7,248 8,793
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £224
90th Percentile £600 £586 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 682 655 621
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £19.49 £21.08 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.52% -15.69% +16.06%

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 27 May 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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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 27 May 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 -49 20 £205 -61.68% 3
South East -24 13 £206 -5.39% 2
East of England +9 8 £103 -21.15% 1
South West +12 6 £250 +25.00% 4
Midlands -22 6 £250 -9.09% 1
West Midlands -26 5 £250 -
North of England -9 3 £350 -12.72% 13
East Midlands -1 2 £250 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 4
North West -12 1 - - 9
ADSL
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 32 (64.00%) Cisco
2 30 (60.00%) WAN
3 29 (58.00%) MPLS
4 28 (56.00%) LAN
5 23 (46.00%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (44.00%) Ethernet
7 20 (40.00%) Juniper
8 18 (36.00%) CCNP
9 17 (34.00%) Firewall
10 16 (32.00%) CCNA
10 16 (32.00%) VoIP
11 15 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (30.00%) VMware
11 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (28.00%) Project Management
13 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
13 13 (26.00%) VPN
14 12 (24.00%) VLAN
15 11 (22.00%) AirWatch
15 11 (22.00%) IPsec
16 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
16 10 (20.00%) BT
16 10 (20.00%) DNS
16 10 (20.00%) DHCP
16 10 (20.00%) Windows
17 9 (18.00%) DNA
17 9 (18.00%) Ericsson
17 9 (18.00%) OSPF
17 9 (18.00%) BCP
17 9 (18.00%) BGP

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 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (60.00%) WAN
2 29 (58.00%) MPLS
3 28 (56.00%) LAN
4 22 (44.00%) Ethernet
5 17 (34.00%) Firewall
6 16 (32.00%) VoIP
7 15 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
8 13 (26.00%) VPN
9 12 (24.00%) VLAN
10 11 (22.00%) IPsec
11 10 (20.00%) DHCP
11 10 (20.00%) DNS
12 9 (18.00%) BGP
12 9 (18.00%) HSRP
12 9 (18.00%) Internet
12 9 (18.00%) MD110
12 9 (18.00%) OSPF
12 9 (18.00%) PABX
12 9 (18.00%) Wireless
General
1 10 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Network Technician
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Core Network Architect
4 4 (8.00%) IP Architect
4 4 (8.00%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Network Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) IT Trainer
6 2 (4.00%) Project Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Check Point GAiA
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Project Management
2 9 (18.00%) BCP
2 9 (18.00%) DNA
2 9 (18.00%) Supplier Management
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL
4 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.00%) Analytics
5 4 (8.00%) High Availability
5 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 4 (8.00%) Patch Management
5 4 (8.00%) Service Management
5 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.00%) Migration
6 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.00%) Change Management
7 2 (4.00%) CRM
7 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (36.00%) CCNP
3 16 (32.00%) CCNA
4 4 (8.00%) CCENT
4 4 (8.00%) CCIE
4 4 (8.00%) CCSA
4 4 (8.00%) JNCIA
4 4 (8.00%) JNCIE
4 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.00%) MCP
5 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) MOS
6 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.00%) PMP
6 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) Terminal Services
2 4 (8.00%) VirtualBox
2 4 (8.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) AirWatch
2 4 (8.00%) Cacti
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.00%) TrustSec
4 1 (2.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) Cisco
2 20 (40.00%) Juniper
3 15 (30.00%) VMware
4 10 (20.00%) BT
5 9 (18.00%) Aastra
5 9 (18.00%) Ericsson
5 9 (18.00%) Meraki
5 9 (18.00%) Mitel
5 9 (18.00%) Polycom
5 9 (18.00%) Red Box
5 9 (18.00%) Tandberg
6 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.00%) Citrix
7 6 (12.00%) SolarWinds
8 5 (10.00%) Aruba
8 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 5 (10.00%) F5
9 4 (8.00%) Fortinet
9 4 (8.00%) Qualys
10 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow