Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 806 796 833
Rank change year-on-year -10 +37 -56
Contract jobs citing ADSL 49 56 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.052% 0.060% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.43% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 22
England median daily rate £300 £220 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -37.37% -9.35%
10th Percentile £125 £140 £176
90th Percentile £425 £460 £471
UK median daily rate £300 £213 £351
% change year-on-year +41.18% -39.50% -4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 10
England median hourly rate £24.50 £13.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.46% -18.11% +28.54%
10th Percentile £21.30 £11.85 £12.14
90th Percentile £25.50 £17.50 £21.12
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £13.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +81.13% -14.52% +25.51%

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 12,495 12,876 14,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.14% 13.69% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,568 7,922 8,928
England median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £200 £189 £219
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 573 674 740
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -17.50% +10.57%
10th Percentile £12.26 £11.33 £11.72
90th Percentile £47.76 £46.24 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -19.15% +14.63%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +13 25 £251 +22.20% 8
South West -16 8 £400 +45.45% 3
South East -27 8 £130 -13.33% 2
North of England -32 5 £338 -14.56% 11
North West -18 4 £338 -15.63% 8
Midlands -2 2 £235 +13.94% 2
West Midlands -17 2 £235 +13.94% 2
East of England -3 1 £135 -58.46% 1
Yorkshire -13 1 - - 3
ADSL
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 39 (79.59%) LAN
1 39 (79.59%) WAN
2 34 (69.39%) Cisco
3 27 (55.10%) TCP/IP
4 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
5 23 (46.94%) Ethernet
5 23 (46.94%) Firewall
6 22 (44.90%) Wireless
7 21 (42.86%) MPLS
8 18 (36.73%) Windows
9 16 (32.65%) ITIL
10 15 (30.61%) DNS
10 15 (30.61%) OSPF
10 15 (30.61%) BGP
11 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (28.57%) DHCP
11 14 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (26.53%) Windows 10
12 13 (26.53%) VPN
12 13 (26.53%) Finance
13 12 (24.49%) McAfee
13 12 (24.49%) Office 365
13 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
14 11 (22.45%) VLAN
14 11 (22.45%) Juniper
15 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
15 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
15 10 (20.41%) Spanish Language

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 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.04%) GroupWise
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (79.59%) LAN
1 39 (79.59%) WAN
2 27 (55.10%) TCP/IP
3 23 (46.94%) Ethernet
3 23 (46.94%) Firewall
4 22 (44.90%) Wireless
5 21 (42.86%) MPLS
6 15 (30.61%) BGP
6 15 (30.61%) DNS
6 15 (30.61%) OSPF
7 14 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (28.57%) DHCP
8 13 (26.53%) VPN
9 11 (22.45%) VLAN
10 10 (20.41%) WebEx
11 8 (16.33%) HSRP
11 8 (16.33%) ISDN
11 8 (16.33%) VoIP
12 7 (14.29%) SSH
13 6 (12.24%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Spanish Language
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 3 (6.12%) German Language
5 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Network Engineer
2 15 (30.61%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) IT Support
5 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.20%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Network Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Service Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) WAN Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) LAN Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Network Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) WAN Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Network Support
7 3 (6.12%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (16.33%) iPad
3 6 (12.24%) Blackberry
3 6 (12.24%) iPhone
4 5 (10.20%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
7 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows 10
3 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
4 9 (18.37%) Linux
5 6 (12.24%) Mac OS X
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.08%) Check Point GAiA
8 1 (2.04%) Unix
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (14.29%) Project Management
4 6 (12.24%) Decision-Making
5 4 (8.16%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (8.16%) Process Management
6 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Adaptive Security
7 2 (4.08%) High Availability
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.08%) ITSM
7 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.08%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (4.08%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.04%) Perl
2 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (18.37%) CCNA
4 8 (16.33%) CCNP
5 6 (12.24%) MCSA
6 4 (8.16%) MOS
6 4 (8.16%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (6.12%) JNCIA
7 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.08%) CCENT
8 2 (4.08%) CCSA
8 2 (4.08%) HP APS
8 2 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
9 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.04%) CCAA
9 1 (2.04%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.04%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
1 10 (20.41%) BitLocker
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) NFS
3 2 (4.08%) VirtualBox
3 2 (4.08%) XenApp
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (8.16%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.08%) Cacti
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) Cisco
2 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
3 12 (24.49%) McAfee
4 11 (22.45%) Juniper
5 9 (18.37%) CheckPoint
5 9 (18.37%) HP
6 8 (16.33%) Apple
7 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 7 (14.29%) VMware
8 4 (8.16%) BMC
8 4 (8.16%) Citrix
8 4 (8.16%) Nokia
9 2 (4.08%) Aruba
9 2 (4.08%) Brocade
9 2 (4.08%) Forcepoint
9 2 (4.08%) Meraki
9 2 (4.08%) Qualys
9 2 (4.08%) Sophos
10 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.04%) Veeam