The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 115 128 109
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing DSL 20 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.69% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.57% 1.04% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 0
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£290 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
- -37.07%
DSL
South East

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
777 671 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.98% 23.99% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 251 184
Average daily rate £313 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 47 30
Average hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSL across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 10 £291 - 4
Bracknell +6 5 - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
DSL
South East

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DSL.

1 29 (85.29%) Telecoms
2 26 (76.47%) MPLS
3 21 (61.76%) SDH
4 17 (50.00%) Wireless
5 16 (47.06%) GPRS
6 15 (44.12%) GSM
6 15 (44.12%) ADSL
6 15 (44.12%) UMTS
6 15 (44.12%) CDMA2000
6 15 (44.12%) WiMAX
6 15 (44.12%) Network Planning
6 15 (44.12%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (44.12%) HSPA
6 15 (44.12%) GPON
7 14 (41.18%) Radio Access Network
7 14 (41.18%) LTE
7 14 (41.18%) Ericsson
7 14 (41.18%) Cisco
8 12 (35.29%) C
8 12 (35.29%) VoLTE
8 12 (35.29%) 4G
9 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
9 11 (32.35%) VPN
9 11 (32.35%) BGP
10 10 (29.41%) Ethernet
10 10 (29.41%) LAN
10 10 (29.41%) Huawei
10 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
10 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
11 9 (26.47%) WAN

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) MPLS
2 21 (61.76%) SDH
3 17 (50.00%) Wireless
4 16 (47.06%) GPRS
5 15 (44.12%) GSM
5 15 (44.12%) ADSL
5 15 (44.12%) UMTS
5 15 (44.12%) WiMAX
5 15 (44.12%) CDMA2000
5 15 (44.12%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (44.12%) HSPA
5 15 (44.12%) GPON
6 14 (41.18%) Radio Access Network
6 14 (41.18%) LTE
7 12 (35.29%) VoLTE
7 12 (35.29%) 4G
8 11 (32.35%) BGP
8 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
8 11 (32.35%) VPN
9 10 (29.41%) Ethernet
General
1 29 (85.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) IP Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) IP Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Project Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Ericsson Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) RAN Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Support
6 1 (2.94%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Statistics
2 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Network Planning
2 8 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) eTOM
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.94%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) CCNA
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (23.53%) BC Cleared
3 8 (23.53%) CCNP
4 2 (5.88%) CCIP
4 2 (5.88%) VCP4
5 1 (2.94%) PMP
5 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco
1 14 (41.18%) Ericsson
2 10 (29.41%) Huawei
3 3 (8.82%) Actix
3 3 (8.82%) Juniper
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Nortel
4 2 (5.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.94%) BT
5 1 (2.94%) Cramer
5 1 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
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