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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.50% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £283 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -9.28%
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
13 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.30% 19.55% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 16
Median daily rate £300 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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 £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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