The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
UK
Rank 584 616 579
Rank change year-on-year +32 -37  
Contract jobs citing ADSL 25 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.047% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.32% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 20
Median daily rate £218 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £184 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £411 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £340 £320
% change year-on-year -35.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Median hourly rate £14.88 £18.00 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.36% -29.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £18.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £18.00 £30.00
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6534 7871 7887
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.61% 14.79% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4036 4697 4305
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 337 437
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.87% +17.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

ADSL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

ADSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ADSL in the UK

ADSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ADSL over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ADSL in the UK

ADSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ADSL in the UK

ADSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ADSL over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ADSL in the UK

ADSL
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +35 21 £242 -28.97% 12
South East +16 9 £218 -35.88%
Berkshire +25 4 - -
East Midlands +4 4 £275 -
London +29 3 - - 3
Hampshire +6 3 £218 -35.88%
Bracknell -1 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 £218 -
Wales - 3 £134 -
South West +4 2 £200 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £134 -
Hinckley - 2 £274 -
New Malden - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £134 -
Leicestershire - 2 £274 -
North West +29 1 £401 -11.38% 4
Nottingham +8 1 £275 -
Nottinghamshire +7 1 £275 -
Cumbria - 1 £401 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £200 -
West Wales - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -
Kettering - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 4
Solihull - 1 - -

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for ADSL.

1 42 (65.63%) Cisco
2 38 (59.38%) WAN
3 33 (51.56%) LAN
4 32 (50.00%) MPLS
5 25 (39.06%) Firewall
6 24 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
8 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
9 21 (32.81%) Telecoms
10 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP
11 19 (29.69%) Ethernet
11 19 (29.69%) Windows
12 18 (28.13%) CCNA
13 16 (25.00%) PSTN
14 15 (23.44%) MS Office
14 15 (23.44%) CCNP
14 15 (23.44%) DNS
14 15 (23.44%) Juniper
15 14 (21.88%) OSPF
15 14 (21.88%) ITIL
15 14 (21.88%) SNMP
15 14 (21.88%) VMware
15 14 (21.88%) xDSL
15 14 (21.88%) Windows Server
16 13 (20.31%) Data Centre
16 13 (20.31%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (20.31%) NAS
16 13 (20.31%) IPsec
17 12 (18.75%) ICMP
17 12 (18.75%) SDH

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
3 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) MS Office
2 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (59.38%) WAN
2 33 (51.56%) LAN
3 32 (50.00%) MPLS
4 25 (39.06%) Firewall
5 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 19 (29.69%) Ethernet
7 16 (25.00%) PSTN
8 15 (23.44%) DNS
9 14 (21.88%) OSPF
9 14 (21.88%) SNMP
9 14 (21.88%) xDSL
10 13 (20.31%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (20.31%) IPsec
10 13 (20.31%) NAS
11 12 (18.75%) ICMP
11 12 (18.75%) SDH
12 11 (17.19%) DHCP
12 11 (17.19%) DWDM
12 11 (17.19%) GSM
12 11 (17.19%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.56%) Redmine
General
1 21 (32.81%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.06%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Network Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Network Operations Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) IT Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) IT Support
6 4 (6.25%) Network Support
6 4 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Support
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) 802.1X
2 5 (7.81%) COM
3 2 (3.13%) J2EE
3 2 (3.13%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.94%) Driving Licence
3 7 (10.94%) IVR
4 6 (9.38%) e-Health
5 3 (4.69%) iPhone
5 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.13%) Clustering
6 2 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.56%) STB
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (9.38%) Unix
6 5 (7.81%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.25%) FreeBSD
8 3 (4.69%) Android
8 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) ITIL
2 12 (18.75%) Network Management
3 10 (15.63%) Network Design
4 8 (12.50%) Migration
5 6 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 6 (9.38%) Workflow
6 5 (7.81%) Change Control
6 5 (7.81%) Information Security
7 4 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.25%) Change Management
7 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.69%) Computer Security
8 3 (4.69%) Cryptography
8 3 (4.69%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.69%) Project Management
8 3 (4.69%) Security Patching
8 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (28.13%) CCNA
3 15 (23.44%) CCNP
4 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.81%) CCDP
6 5 (7.81%) CCIE
7 2 (3.13%) BC Cleared
7 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.13%) CISSP
7 2 (3.13%) CLAS
7 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) CCDA
8 1 (1.56%) CCENT
8 1 (1.56%) GCIH
8 1 (1.56%) GIAC
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
2 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.81%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (7.81%) vSphere
4 4 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) CA Spectrum
1 6 (9.38%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (7.81%) Nessus
3 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.56%) SCCM
5 1 (1.56%) SCOM
5 1 (1.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 42 (65.63%) Cisco
2 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 15 (23.44%) Juniper
4 14 (21.88%) VMware
5 12 (18.75%) F5
6 8 (12.50%) Avaya
6 8 (12.50%) BT
7 7 (10.94%) HP
8 6 (9.38%) Apple
8 6 (9.38%) CA
8 6 (9.38%) Remedy
9 4 (6.25%) Genesys
9 4 (6.25%) Palo Alto
9 4 (6.25%) SonicWALL
10 3 (4.69%) Cyberoam
10 3 (4.69%) Veeam
11 2 (3.13%) Altiris
11 2 (3.13%) LANDesk
11 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
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