The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 100 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing DSL 4 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.039% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 0.17% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 14
Median daily rate £329 £288 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.34% -0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £288 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £450 £290
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +55.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
-69.76% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
427 582 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.49% 22.86% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 304 331
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.36% +52.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £26.69 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing DSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DSL across the Berkshire region.

DSL Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

DSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DSL across the Berkshire region.

DSL Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

DSL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Bracknell - 3 £338 -
Reading +21 1 £320 +11.30% 1
DSL
South East

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DSL 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for DSL.

1 8 (88.89%) WAN
1 8 (88.89%) Ethernet
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) CCNA
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (88.89%) MPLS
1 8 (88.89%) OSPF
1 8 (88.89%) BGP
1 8 (88.89%) xDSL
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) IPsec
3 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Network Management
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) SNMP
4 4 (44.44%) PPP
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) L2TP
4 4 (44.44%) X.21
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) ADSL
5 3 (33.33%) RIP
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) BGP
1 8 (88.89%) Ethernet
1 8 (88.89%) MPLS
1 8 (88.89%) OSPF
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
1 8 (88.89%) xDSL
2 5 (55.56%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) L2TP
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) PPP
3 4 (44.44%) SNMP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) X.21
4 3 (33.33%) ADSL
4 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 3 (33.33%) RIP
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Provisioning Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNA
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) BC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (22.22%) CCDP
6 1 (11.11%) CCDA
6 1 (11.11%) CCIE
6 1 (11.11%) CCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Mitel
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Tandberg
3 1 (11.11%) VMware