The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 573 603 563
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -40
Contract jobs citing DSL 30 18 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.036% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.25% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 32
Median daily rate £341 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £221 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £475 £218
% change year-on-year
-23.68% +118.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £89.25 - £18.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 - £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £149.85 - £21.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £15.00
DSL
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6801 7219 7527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.83% 14.33% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4120 4290 4372
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 434 410
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in England

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DSL Daily Rate Trend in England

DSL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DSL across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

DSL Daily Rate Histogram in England

DSL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DSL across the England region.

DSL Hourly Rate Trend in England

DSL
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DSL across the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

DSL Hourly Rate Histogram in England

DSL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 15 £190 -36.66% 4
South East +25 9 £341 -26.61% 4
South West +8 2 £390 +64.21%
North West -1 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
North East - 1 £275 -
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DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for DSL.

1 21 (34.43%) DNS
1 21 (34.43%) Firewall
2 20 (32.79%) MPLS
3 19 (31.15%) WAN
4 17 (27.87%) Cisco
5 16 (26.23%) Telecoms
6 14 (22.95%) Juniper
6 14 (22.95%) LAN
7 13 (21.31%) Migration
8 12 (19.67%) Internet
8 12 (19.67%) Ethernet
8 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (18.03%) DHCP
9 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
9 11 (18.03%) Linux
9 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
10 10 (16.39%) OSPF
10 10 (16.39%) BGP
10 10 (16.39%) Data Analytics
10 10 (16.39%) Analytics
10 10 (16.39%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (14.75%) Apache Avro
11 9 (14.75%) Akka
11 9 (14.75%) EMIR
11 9 (14.75%) Big Data
11 9 (14.75%) Big Data Analytics
11 9 (14.75%) HBase
11 9 (14.75%) Redis
11 9 (14.75%) Neo4j
11 9 (14.75%) Ansible

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.39%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (14.75%) Apache
2 9 (14.75%) Apache Spark
3 7 (11.48%) SAS
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.48%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) DNS
1 21 (34.43%) Firewall
2 20 (32.79%) MPLS
3 19 (31.15%) WAN
4 14 (22.95%) LAN
5 12 (19.67%) Ethernet
5 12 (19.67%) Internet
6 11 (18.03%) DHCP
7 10 (16.39%) BGP
7 10 (16.39%) OSPF
8 9 (14.75%) IPsec
8 9 (14.75%) VoIP
9 8 (13.11%) LDAP
9 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
10 7 (11.48%) FCAPS
10 7 (11.48%) iSCSI
10 7 (11.48%) PBX
10 7 (11.48%) VPN
10 7 (11.48%) VRRP
10 7 (11.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (14.75%) Big Data
1 9 (14.75%) CouchDB
1 9 (14.75%) HBase
1 9 (14.75%) Neo4j
1 9 (14.75%) Parquet
1 9 (14.75%) Redis
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 16 (26.23%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.11%) Legal
3 4 (6.56%) Finance
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.64%) German Language
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Law
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) Developer
3 7 (11.48%) Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Report Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Senior Reporting Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Design Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) VoIP Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) Akka
1 9 (14.75%) Apache Avro
1 9 (14.75%) FpML
1 9 (14.75%) GraphX
2 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
2 8 (13.11%) CSS
2 8 (13.11%) CSS3
2 8 (13.11%) HTML
2 8 (13.11%) HTML5
2 8 (13.11%) ODBC
2 8 (13.11%) REST
2 8 (13.11%) SOAP
2 8 (13.11%) WebSockets
3 7 (11.48%) Middleware
4 3 (4.92%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.64%) Laravel
5 1 (1.64%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.64%) XML
5 1 (1.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) ASIC
2 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.48%) DTCC
2 7 (11.48%) Fixed Income
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Licensing
2 7 (11.48%) Reference Data
3 6 (9.84%) Equities
3 6 (9.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) Handset
5 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) Derivative
6 1 (1.64%) IVR
6 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) Mesosphere
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) Unix
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Migration
2 10 (16.39%) Analytics
2 10 (16.39%) Data Analytics
3 9 (14.75%) Big Data Analytics
3 9 (14.75%) DevOps
3 9 (14.75%) ITIL
3 9 (14.75%) Use Case
4 8 (13.11%) Test Strategy
5 7 (11.48%) Change Management
5 7 (11.48%) Software Licensing
6 6 (9.84%) Network Management
6 6 (9.84%) Project Management
7 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.56%) CRM
9 3 (4.92%) ERP
9 3 (4.92%) High Availability
9 3 (4.92%) Network Design
9 3 (4.92%) Web Development
10 2 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.28%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.75%) Scala
2 9 (14.75%) SQL
3 8 (13.11%) TypeScript
4 3 (4.92%) Java
4 3 (4.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.64%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) Ruby
5 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
3 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.48%) CCNA
4 7 (11.48%) CCNP
5 3 (4.92%) Degree
6 2 (3.28%) CCIE
7 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.64%) CCDP
7 1 (1.64%) CCIP
7 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) EMIR
2 7 (11.48%) MiFID
3 5 (8.20%) SLA
4 2 (3.28%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Docker
2 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.28%) Firmware
4 2 (3.28%) NFS
5 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Ansible
2 8 (13.11%) Kubernetes
3 7 (11.48%) vMotion
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Cisco
2 14 (22.95%) Juniper
3 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.75%) VMware
4 8 (13.11%) Dell
4 8 (13.11%) HP
4 8 (13.11%) SonicWALL
5 7 (11.48%) NETGEAR
5 7 (11.48%) Nokia
6 4 (6.56%) F5
7 3 (4.92%) BroadSoft
7 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.28%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.28%) Mitel
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle
8 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.64%) Samsung
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