Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 December 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.

xDSL
England > North West
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing xDSL 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.033% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median daily rate £294 - -
England median daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% -26.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +62.96% -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 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 831 736 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.78% 12.92% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 464 575
North West median daily rate £400 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% -5.63% +2.56%
10th Percentile £204 £160 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.81% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 52 53
North West median hourly rate £18.25 £18.13 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +0.69% +3.87%
10th Percentile £12.27 £11.03 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.20 £44.62 £40.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.08% +9.15%

xDSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for xDSL in the North West

xDSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for xDSL in the North West

xDSL
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 xDSL within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 December 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 - 2 £294 -
xDSL
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing xDSL 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 North West region with a requirement for xDSL.

1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) IKE
1 2 (100.00%) PPP
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 802.11

xDSL
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (100.00%) IKE
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) PPP
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) HP APS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) VMware