The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - 25 20
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.35% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.06% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £283 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £310 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.88% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DSL
Gloucestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.45% 22.30% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 10
Median daily rate £300 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+260.14% -56.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

DSL Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham