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 31 August 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
31 Aug 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 £338 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
29 24 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.13% 8.03% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 15
Median daily rate £288 £270 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £323 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £13.90 £10.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%