The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 539 525 486
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -39
Contract jobs citing DSL 50 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.072% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.53% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 21
Average daily rate
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£338 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £150 £160
% change year-on-year
+51.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% +11.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £21.00
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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
7286 6452 7186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.44% 13.66% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4224 3572 3591
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 397 635
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 22 £338 +12.50% 7
South East -15 17 £250 +108.33%
West Midlands -10 9 £155 +3.33%
North West -8 1 £425 -
East of England -17 1 £510 -
South West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DSL.

1 59 (57.84%) Cisco
2 46 (45.10%) MPLS
3 45 (44.12%) LAN
4 43 (42.16%) WAN
4 43 (42.16%) Firewall
5 35 (34.31%) Windows
6 33 (32.35%) BGP
6 33 (32.35%) Telecoms
7 29 (28.43%) VPN
8 26 (25.49%) Ethernet
8 26 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (23.53%) OSPF
10 22 (21.57%) Microsoft
11 21 (20.59%) ITIL
11 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (19.61%) Windows 7
12 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
12 20 (19.61%) Service Management
13 19 (18.63%) CCNA
13 19 (18.63%) MS Exchange
13 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (18.63%) Active Directory
14 18 (17.65%) MS Office
14 18 (17.65%) CCNP
15 16 (15.69%) CheckPoint
15 16 (15.69%) Linux
15 16 (15.69%) IPsec
15 16 (15.69%) WSUS
15 16 (15.69%) Performance Management
16 15 (14.71%) Problem Management

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (18.63%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.98%) Apache
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) MS Office
2 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.90%) Amazon S3
1 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (45.10%) MPLS
2 45 (44.12%) LAN
3 43 (42.16%) WAN
3 43 (42.16%) Firewall
4 33 (32.35%) BGP
5 29 (28.43%) VPN
6 26 (25.49%) Ethernet
7 24 (23.53%) OSPF
8 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
9 16 (15.69%) IPsec
10 15 (14.71%) ADSL
10 15 (14.71%) ISDN
10 15 (14.71%) Internet
10 15 (14.71%) xDSL
11 14 (13.73%) BIG-IP
12 13 (12.75%) SAN
13 12 (11.76%) ATM
13 12 (11.76%) Broadband
14 11 (10.78%) Network Security
15 10 (9.80%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.98%) MySQL
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Maven
2 5 (4.90%) RSpec
General
1 33 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.86%) Dutch Language
3 5 (4.90%) Finance
4 4 (3.92%) Marketing
5 3 (2.94%) Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (21.57%) Analyst
2 18 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 17 (16.67%) Architect
4 14 (13.73%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (11.76%) Developer
6 11 (10.78%) Support Analyst
7 10 (9.80%) Operations Analyst
8 8 (7.84%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (5.88%) Network Architect
11 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) IP Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) NOC Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) IP Network Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Consultant
12 4 (3.92%) Network Consultant
12 4 (3.92%) Project Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) Product Manager
12 4 (3.92%) Network Design Architect
13 3 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) JMS
1 8 (7.84%) JNDI
1 8 (7.84%) ActiveMQ
1 8 (7.84%) Akka
1 8 (7.84%) Apache Camel
2 4 (3.92%) HTML
3 3 (2.94%) FpML
4 2 (1.96%) Middleware
4 2 (1.96%) XML
4 2 (1.96%) RESTful
5 1 (0.98%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Blackberry
2 11 (10.78%) Fat Client
2 11 (10.78%) Thin Client
3 9 (8.82%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.90%) Statistics
5 4 (3.92%) IPTV
5 4 (3.92%) STB
6 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.94%) Clustering
6 3 (2.94%) DTV
7 2 (1.96%) MPEG
7 2 (1.96%) SecurID
7 2 (1.96%) e-Health
7 2 (1.96%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.96%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.98%) Replication
8 1 (0.98%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 35 (34.31%) Windows
2 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (19.61%) Windows 7
4 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (15.69%) Linux
6 8 (7.84%) UNIX
7 6 (5.88%) CentOS
8 4 (3.92%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.94%) Solaris
10 2 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.98%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.59%) ITIL
2 20 (19.61%) Service Management
3 16 (15.69%) Performance Management
4 15 (14.71%) Problem Management
5 13 (12.75%) Migration
5 13 (12.75%) Project Management
6 12 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (10.78%) ITSM
8 10 (9.80%) Configuration Management
8 10 (9.80%) BCP
8 10 (9.80%) Business Continuity
8 10 (9.80%) Business Continuity Planning
9 9 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (6.86%) Service Delivery
11 7 (6.86%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (6.86%) Multithreading
11 7 (6.86%) Load Balancing
12 6 (5.88%) OOD
12 6 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) Java
2 9 (8.82%) C++
3 8 (7.84%) Groovy
3 8 (7.84%) Scala
3 8 (7.84%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.90%) Ruby
5 3 (2.94%) C
6 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.96%) Python
6 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.96%) Perl
6 2 (1.96%) SQL
7 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (18.63%) CCNA
3 18 (17.65%) CCNP
4 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
5 11 (10.78%) CCIE
6 9 (8.82%) CCIP
7 6 (5.88%) CCDP
7 6 (5.88%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.96%) PMP
8 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.98%) CCENT
9 1 (0.98%) CCSP
9 1 (0.98%) CCA
9 1 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (18.63%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.73%) NLBS
2 14 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.78%) Hyper-V
3 11 (10.78%) Xen
4 10 (9.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 10 (9.80%) XenApp
5 2 (1.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.98%) XenServer
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (15.69%) WSUS
2 5 (4.90%) Puppet
3 3 (2.94%) Netcool
4 1 (0.98%) Ionix
4 1 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.98%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.98%) SCOM
4 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 59 (57.84%) Cisco
2 22 (21.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.69%) CheckPoint
4 15 (14.71%) VMware
5 13 (12.75%) Citrix
6 12 (11.76%) Juniper
7 8 (7.84%) Perforce
8 6 (5.88%) Tandberg
9 3 (2.94%) Mitel
9 3 (2.94%) BT
9 3 (2.94%) Cramer
9 3 (2.94%) Genesys
10 2 (1.96%) Remedy
10 2 (1.96%) F5
11 1 (0.98%) Trend Micro
11 1 (0.98%) Proofpoint
11 1 (0.98%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 1 (0.98%) IPFX
11 1 (0.98%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.98%) GFI Software
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