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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 53 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DSL 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.38% - 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% - 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£328 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £359 £320
% change year-on-year
-16.37% +12.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £164.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £164.00 - £15.00
DSL
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
106 100 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.96% 16.13% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 60 32
Average daily rate £325 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 18
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Brentwood - 2 £328 -
DSL
East of England

DSL
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) 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 22 May 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%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
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
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Trac
1 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
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
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