The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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 / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 154 151
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3  
Contract jobs citing ADSL 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.069% 0.026% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.17% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £363 - £306
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £188 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% -50.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.94 £35.00
% change year-on-year -3.13% -60.17%  

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 the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 450 578 495
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.52% 15.17% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 326 251
Median daily rate £365 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +17.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 24 47
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -17.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

ADSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ADSL in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ADSL in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cumbria - 2 £363 -
ADSL
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for ADSL.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) VMware