Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for xDSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited xDSL over the 6 months to 24 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.

xDSL
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 829 842
Rank change year-on-year -22 +13 -24
Contract jobs citing xDSL 11 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.027% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.084% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 17
England median daily rate £363 £344 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% -20.52% +28.15%
10th Percentile £321 £300 £416
90th Percentile £459 £433 £500
UK median daily rate £363 £344 £433
% change year-on-year +5.45% -20.52% +28.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
England median hourly rate £13.50 £26.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.53% - -
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £26.75 -
% change year-on-year -49.53% - -

xDSL 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 13087 15019 14657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.80% 15.40% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8031 9134 8599
England median daily rate £403 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £188 £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 678 763 950
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.43% +12.25% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.33 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

xDSL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing xDSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for xDSL in England

xDSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing xDSL in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for xDSL in England

xDSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing xDSL in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for xDSL in England

xDSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for xDSL in England

xDSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing xDSL in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for xDSL in England

xDSL
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 xDSL within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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
East of England +1 4 - -
South East -7 4 £325 -5.45% 2
London -10 2 £413 +22.22% 1
Midlands +29 1 - -
West Midlands +18 1 - -
xDSL
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing xDSL 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 xDSL.

1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) ATM
3 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) OSPF
3 5 (45.45%) BGP
3 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (36.36%) MPLS
4 4 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (36.36%) CCNP
4 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) 802.11
4 4 (36.36%) Bluetooth
4 4 (36.36%) Broadband
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
4 4 (36.36%) RIP
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) Electronics
4 4 (36.36%) NFC
4 4 (36.36%) 802.1X
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) BC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (27.27%) VoIP
5 3 (27.27%) ADSL

xDSL
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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) ATM
2 5 (45.45%) BGP
2 5 (45.45%) OSPF
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) 802.11
3 4 (36.36%) Bluetooth
3 4 (36.36%) Broadband
3 4 (36.36%) Ethernet
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) NFC
3 4 (36.36%) RIP
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (27.27%) ADSL
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Electronics
3 3 (27.27%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Support
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Business Development
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) CCNP
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) BC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCDP
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) HP ASE
3 1 (9.09%) HPE ATP
3 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Nokia
3 1 (9.09%) Nortel