The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 March 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 128
Contract jobs citing ADSL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - - 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £340 £320
% change year-on-year -35.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £25.70
% change year-on-year -25.00% -29.96%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 203 376 356
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.58% 14.51% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 197 172
Median daily rate £360 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £30.40 £29.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ADSL in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ADSL in Scotland

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Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ADSL.

1 1 (100.00%) Progress
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) ICMP
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) WMI
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) ICMP
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Support
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (100.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Progress