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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 81 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DSL 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.079% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £120 £250
% change year-on-year
+97.91% -52.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £21.00
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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
193 144 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.32% 14.16% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 57 40
Average daily rate £330 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £459 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.23 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% -1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £38.99 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (80.00%) Xen
2 4 (80.00%) WSUS
2 4 (80.00%) NLBS
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (60.00%) EqualLogic
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (60.00%) NAS

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (60.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) Xen
1 4 (80.00%) NLBS
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) WSUS
2 3 (60.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
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