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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £309 £359
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -13.93%
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
88 50 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.92% 11.36% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 28 51
Median daily rate £330 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £565 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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