Period
to 22 January 2018

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 6 months to 22 January 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)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 206 243
Rank change year-on-year +12 +37 -41
Contract jobs citing ADSL 10 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.017% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 0.11% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
North West median daily rate £425 £401 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.99% - -
England median daily rate £240 £350 £343
% change year-on-year -31.43% +2.19% +37.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
North West median hourly rate £13.00 - £12.35
England median hourly rate £13.25 £13.86 £12.35
% change year-on-year -4.40% +12.23% -55.89%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 726 906 1,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.48% 15.01% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 555 689
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £161 £213 £215
90th Percentile £599 £575 £550
England median daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 50 106
North West median hourly rate £15.78 £18.38 £17.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.15% +4.20% -7.18%
10th Percentile £11.05 £12.60 £12.00
90th Percentile £43.00 £44.55 £42.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year -16.89% +0.56% +9.29%

ADSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ADSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ADSL in the North West over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 January 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
Manchester - 4 £200 - 7
Cumbria -1 3 £450 +12.22%
Cheshire - 3 £425 -
ADSL
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) ISDN
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) MPLS
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) CCNP
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Change Management
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (30.00%) Replication
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) NAS
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (30.00%) Junos
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010

ADSL
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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) ISDN
2 7 (70.00%) MPLS
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Junos
3 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) 3G
4 2 (20.00%) 4G
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) Broadband
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) CMDB
2 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (20.00%) Runbook
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNA
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) CCIE
3 3 (30.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow