The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.55% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £164.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +1071.42%
DSL
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.31% 13.79% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 6
Median daily rate £290 £309 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.99% +54.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £400 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%