The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 419 410 401
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing DSL 17 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.062% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.50% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 18
Median daily rate £190 £250 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £215 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £500 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £470 £243
% change year-on-year
-22.87% +93.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £165.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £15.00
DSL
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2780 2828 3135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.02% 12.51% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1830 1910 2135
Median daily rate £438 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 88 84
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.65 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing DSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in London

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DSL Daily Rate Trend in London

DSL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DSL across the London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

DSL Daily Rate Histogram in London

DSL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DSL across the London region.

DSL Hourly Rate Trend in London

DSL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canary Wharf - 6 - -
City of London -3 1 £500 +135.29%
Hammersmith - 1 £140 -
DSL
England

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for DSL.

1 9 (36.00%) ASIC
1 9 (36.00%) FpML
1 9 (36.00%) EMIR
2 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
2 8 (32.00%) LAN
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
2 8 (32.00%) Legal
3 7 (28.00%) Middleware
3 7 (28.00%) MiFID
3 7 (28.00%) DTCC
3 7 (28.00%) Reference Data
3 7 (28.00%) Fixed Income
4 6 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (24.00%) PBX
4 6 (24.00%) Broadband
4 6 (24.00%) Equities
5 5 (20.00%) VoIP
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (12.00%) Finance
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.00%) SLA
7 3 (12.00%) BroadSoft
8 2 (8.00%) Banking
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.00%) People Management
8 2 (8.00%) Target Operating Model

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) LAN
1 8 (32.00%) WAN
2 6 (24.00%) Broadband
2 6 (24.00%) PBX
3 5 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) DNS
6 1 (4.00%) Extranet
6 1 (4.00%) Frame Relay
6 1 (4.00%) GSM
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.00%) MPLS
6 1 (4.00%) SDH
6 1 (4.00%) SSL
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
6 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (32.00%) Legal
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Finance
4 2 (8.00%) Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Back Office
5 1 (4.00%) Front Office
5 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Report Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Reporting Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) VoIP Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Head of Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) FpML
2 7 (28.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) Laravel
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) ASIC
2 7 (28.00%) DTCC
2 7 (28.00%) Fixed Income
2 7 (28.00%) Reference Data
3 6 (24.00%) Equities
3 6 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Handset
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Derivative
5 1 (4.00%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (4.00%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (4.00%) SWIFT
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Dependency Management
4 2 (8.00%) People Management
4 2 (8.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (8.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Email Filtering
5 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Microservices
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) Ruby
1 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) EMIR
2 7 (28.00%) MiFID
3 3 (12.00%) SLA
4 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) BroadSoft
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) Juniper
2 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Proofpoint