Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 November 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 210 162
Rank change year-on-year +25 -48 +10
Contract jobs citing ADSL 2 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.016% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.12% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
West Midlands median daily rate £206 - £275
10th Percentile £167 - £263
90th Percentile £252 - £288
England median daily rate £220 £351 £388
% change year-on-year -37.37% -9.35% +55.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £12.35
England median hourly rate £13.00 £15.88 £12.35
% change year-on-year -18.11% +28.54% -34.66%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 781 840 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.26% 13.71% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 435 300
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.26%
10th Percentile £161 £193 £212
90th Percentile £501 £538 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 64
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.38 £10.81
90th Percentile £44.50 £39.55 £39.82
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

ADSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for ADSL in the West Midlands

ADSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ADSL in the West Midlands

ADSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ADSL in the West Midlands

ADSL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Birmingham - 2 £206 -
ADSL
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for ADSL.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

ADSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Meraki
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec