The table below looks at the statistics for xDSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited xDSL over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
xDSL
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing xDSL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £433 -
% change year-on-year
-19.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
xDSL
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
149 133 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.64% 8.46% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 45 68
Median daily rate £350 £300 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £416 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £11.79 £18.68 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.86% +3.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%