The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - 84 81
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.28% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.50% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 £240
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 266 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.03% 18.83% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 120 56
Median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.88 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +29.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing DSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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