The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 58 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DSL 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% - 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% - 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £275 - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £475 £249
% change year-on-year
-30.78% +90.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 -

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
103 103 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.43% 16.09% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 50 49
Median daily rate £313 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £153 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.65 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

DSL Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

DSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

DSL Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

DSL
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for DSL.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Server Hardening
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Server Hardening
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco