The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £341 £288
% change year-on-year
-15.01% +18.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.42%
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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
40 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.50% 12.30% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 10
Average daily rate £300 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £180 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 16
Average hourly rate £13.25 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%