The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
England / South East
Rank 245 247 246
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing ADSL 8 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.88% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 8
Median daily rate £218 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.88% +23.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £340 £320
% change year-on-year -35.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Median hourly rate £13.25 - £27.85
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 - £36.50
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1465 2039 2052
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.80% 22.11% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 1128 994
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 103 105
Median hourly rate £19.56 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

ADSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

ADSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ADSL in the South East

ADSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ADSL in the South East

ADSL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Berkshire +27 4 - -
Hampshire +9 3 £218 -35.88%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
ADSL
England

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for ADSL.

1 19 (79.17%) MPLS
2 18 (75.00%) Cisco
3 17 (70.83%) WAN
3 17 (70.83%) Firewall
4 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (66.67%) CCNA
5 15 (62.50%) Ethernet
6 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
7 11 (45.83%) DNS
7 11 (45.83%) F5
8 9 (37.50%) LAN
8 9 (37.50%) VoIP
8 9 (37.50%) Internet
9 8 (33.33%) ISDN
9 8 (33.33%) SSL
9 8 (33.33%) VPN
9 8 (33.33%) CCNP
9 8 (33.33%) Migration
9 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
10 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
10 7 (29.17%) IVR
10 7 (29.17%) HSRP
10 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
10 7 (29.17%) DHCP
10 7 (29.17%) ITIL
10 7 (29.17%) Avaya
11 6 (25.00%) CA
11 6 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
11 6 (25.00%) Network Security

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) MPLS
2 17 (70.83%) Firewall
2 17 (70.83%) WAN
3 15 (62.50%) Ethernet
4 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
5 11 (45.83%) DNS
6 9 (37.50%) Internet
6 9 (37.50%) LAN
6 9 (37.50%) VoIP
7 8 (33.33%) ISDN
7 8 (33.33%) SSL
7 8 (33.33%) VPN
8 7 (29.17%) DHCP
8 7 (29.17%) HSRP
9 6 (25.00%) Network Security
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (20.83%) IPsec
10 5 (20.83%) NAS
10 5 (20.83%) OSPF
11 4 (16.67%) ICMP
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Network Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Network Operations Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Support
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) IP Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Support
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Provisioning Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 7 (29.17%) IVR
3 6 (25.00%) e-Health
4 5 (20.83%) Driving Licence
5 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Mac OS X
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Workflow
4 5 (20.83%) Network Design
5 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security
5 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (16.67%) Network Management
5 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 3 (12.50%) Computer Security
6 3 (12.50%) Cryptography
6 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Security Patching
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Service Management
7 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) CCNA
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) BC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CCDA
4 1 (4.17%) CCDP
4 1 (4.17%) GCIH
4 1 (4.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) F5
3 7 (29.17%) Avaya
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) CA
5 5 (20.83%) Remedy
6 4 (16.67%) Genesys
7 3 (12.50%) Apple
7 3 (12.50%) Cyberoam
7 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto
7 3 (12.50%) SonicWALL
7 3 (12.50%) Veeam
7 3 (12.50%) VMware
8 2 (8.33%) Altiris
8 2 (8.33%) BT
8 2 (8.33%) Juniper
9 1 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (4.17%) HP