The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - 74 -
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.42% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £150 £160
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £21.00
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West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
200 101 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.36% 10.62% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 53 52
Average daily rate £325 £300 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £413 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

DSL Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Asset Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft