The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - - 56
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
119 88 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.07% 18.22% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 59 35
Average daily rate £388 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 19
Average hourly rate £29.00 £24.56 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.07% +8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £30.30 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSL across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

DSL Daily Rate Trend in Essex

DSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

DSL Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

DSL
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Trac
2 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) CGI
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) 802.11
2 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) 802.11
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Trac
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CGI
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware