Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 16 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.

Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
England > South West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 202 198
Rank change year-on-year -19 -4 +22
Contract jobs citing ADSL 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.036% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 0.24% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
South West median daily rate £400 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% - -
England median daily rate £300 £230 £351
% change year-on-year +30.43% -34.52% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
South West median hourly rate - £44.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +173.85% -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £14.68
% change year-on-year +85.19% -8.04% +18.87%

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 South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 948 820 755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.63% 14.86% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 493 440
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £185 £181 £157
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 52 81
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £26.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.01% -28.67% -4.46%
10th Percentile £12.18 £12.55 £12.25
90th Percentile £49.43 £43.43 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +9.76%

ADSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for ADSL in the South West

ADSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ADSL in the South West

ADSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ADSL in the South West

ADSL
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 16 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
Bristol - 5 £400 -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
ADSL
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ADSL 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 South West region with a requirement for ADSL.

1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) MPLS
1 6 (85.71%) OSPF
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) VDSL
4 3 (42.86%) MOS
4 3 (42.86%) Junos
4 3 (42.86%) HSRP
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) VRRP
5 2 (28.57%) McAfee
5 2 (28.57%) Sophos
5 2 (28.57%) Forcepoint
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) NFS
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) Meraki
5 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS

ADSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) MPLS
1 6 (85.71%) OSPF
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) HSRP
4 3 (42.86%) Junos
4 3 (42.86%) VDSL
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) VRRP
6 1 (14.29%) FCoE
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) WAN Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Check Point Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Adaptive Security
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MOS
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIP
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
2 1 (14.29%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Brocade
2 2 (28.57%) Forcepoint
2 2 (28.57%) McAfee
2 2 (28.57%) Meraki
2 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
2 2 (28.57%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Siemens
3 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard