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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 103 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DSL 6 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% - 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% - 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Median daily rate £310 - £235
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £470 £235
% change year-on-year
-27.39% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £15.00
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
495 528 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.10% 21.15% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 284 273
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £481 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 17
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading - 5 £310 - 3
Bracknell - 1 - -
DSL
South East

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Ethernet
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) MPLS
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
1 7 (87.50%) xDSL
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
3 5 (62.50%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) SNMP
4 4 (50.00%) PPP
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) L2TP
4 4 (50.00%) X.21
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Network Management
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) Change Management
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) CCIP
6 2 (25.00%) CCIE

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 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
1 7 (87.50%) Ethernet
1 7 (87.50%) MPLS
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) xDSL
2 6 (75.00%) IPsec
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) L2TP
3 4 (50.00%) PPP
3 4 (50.00%) SNMP
3 4 (50.00%) X.21
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (25.00%) VPLS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Presales
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) CCDP
5 2 (25.00%) CCIE
5 2 (25.00%) CCIP
6 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Tandberg
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Mitel
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
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