The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 June 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.

Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 421 412
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9  
Contract jobs citing ADSL 8 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.039% 0.028% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Median daily rate £535 £238 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +125.26% -15.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £188 £413
% change year-on-year +20.00% -54.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.94 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.13% -65.15%  

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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2266 3002 3122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.96% 13.88% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1516 2050 2014
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 47 97
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £12.05 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ADSL in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for ADSL in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ADSL in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ADSL in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the London region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
City of London 0 3 £535 +311.53%
ADSL
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 London region with a requirement for ADSL.

1 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) MPLS
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) ICMP
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) IPsec
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
4 5 (45.45%) 802.1X
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) SSL
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) ISDN
6 3 (27.27%) PSTN
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) X.25
6 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) NAS
6 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (18.18%) GroupWise
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) MPLS
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) ICMP
3 5 (45.45%) IPsec
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) ISDN
4 4 (36.36%) SSL
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
5 3 (27.27%) HSRP
5 3 (27.27%) NAS
5 3 (27.27%) PSTN
5 3 (27.27%) X.25
6 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) 802.1X
2 2 (18.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (9.09%) iPhone
3 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Android
4 2 (18.18%) FreeBSD
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) High Availability
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCDP
2 2 (18.18%) CCIE
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nessus
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
1 2 (18.18%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
4 2 (18.18%) Apple
4 2 (18.18%) BT
4 2 (18.18%) Compaq
4 2 (18.18%) Nortel
4 2 (18.18%) Novell
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper