The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leeds region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DSL 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.50
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
137 145 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.04% 16.27% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 81 88
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 12
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
DSL
West Yorkshire

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

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (80.00%) Statistics
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) HP

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Software Asset Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco