The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - 47 44
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.45% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.57% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £283 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £164.00 -
DSL
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
77 56 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.11% 12.53% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 49
Median daily rate £330 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.70 £103.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

DSL Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire