The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £285 £200
% change year-on-year
+57.89% +42.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
153 198 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.71% 16.77% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 82 29
Average daily rate £388 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Average hourly rate £16.10 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.81% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.92 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £34.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSL across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

DSL Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (66.67%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) e-Health
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) 802.11
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) 802.11
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) IPv4
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) e-Health
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (66.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds