The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 377 374 356
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing DSL 13 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.074% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.62% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 4
Average daily rate
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£339 £298 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.86% +38.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £448 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £333 £288
% change year-on-year
-12.78% +15.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
- -37.07%
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
2746 2563 2714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.11% 11.88% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1760 1614 1679
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 78 130
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -19.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.24 £130.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 1 £135 -54.62% 2
Greenwich - - - -
Bromley - - - -
DSL
England

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 23 (60.53%) WAN
3 22 (57.89%) LAN
4 21 (55.26%) MPLS
5 17 (44.74%) Firewall
6 16 (42.11%) Windows
7 13 (34.21%) BGP
8 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
8 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
9 11 (28.95%) Ethernet
9 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
9 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
9 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (28.95%) SAN
9 11 (28.95%) VMware
9 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (26.32%) Performance Management
10 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
10 10 (26.32%) Blackberry
10 10 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (26.32%) OSPF
10 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (26.32%) VoIP
10 10 (26.32%) MS Office
11 9 (23.68%) Citrix
11 9 (23.68%) CCIE
11 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
11 9 (23.68%) Service Management
11 9 (23.68%) ITSM
11 9 (23.68%) Problem Management

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) WAN
2 22 (57.89%) LAN
3 21 (55.26%) MPLS
4 17 (44.74%) Firewall
5 13 (34.21%) BGP
6 11 (28.95%) Ethernet
6 11 (28.95%) SAN
7 10 (26.32%) OSPF
7 10 (26.32%) VoIP
8 9 (23.68%) BIG-IP
9 8 (21.05%) VPN
10 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
10 7 (18.42%) IPsec
10 7 (18.42%) IP Telephony
11 6 (15.79%) VPLS
11 6 (15.79%) xDSL
11 6 (15.79%) Unified Communications
11 6 (15.79%) Internet
12 3 (7.89%) Broadband
12 3 (7.89%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Russian Language
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
2 8 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Citrix Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Network Design Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) RESTful
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) J2EE
2 1 (2.63%) JMS
2 1 (2.63%) Drools
2 1 (2.63%) Spring
2 1 (2.63%) JNDI
2 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.63%) Akka
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 8 (21.05%) Fat Client
2 8 (21.05%) Thin Client
3 7 (18.42%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Video on Demand
5 2 (5.26%) IPTV
5 2 (5.26%) Streaming Video
5 2 (5.26%) DTV
5 2 (5.26%) MPEG
6 1 (2.63%) Clustering
6 1 (2.63%) Handset
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.26%) UNIX
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) CentOS
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Performance Management
2 9 (23.68%) Service Management
2 9 (23.68%) ITSM
2 9 (23.68%) Problem Management
3 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity Planning
3 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity
3 8 (21.05%) BCP
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
4 7 (18.42%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Time Management
7 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.26%) Network Design
8 2 (5.26%) Network Planning
8 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.63%) OO
9 1 (2.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) Groovy
3 1 (2.63%) Scala
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.68%) CCIE
3 8 (21.05%) CCNP
3 8 (21.05%) CCNA
4 6 (15.79%) CCDP
4 6 (15.79%) CCIP
5 1 (2.63%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.68%) NLBS
3 8 (21.05%) Xen
3 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 8 (21.05%) XenApp
3 8 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.63%) XenServer
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) WSUS
2 1 (2.63%) Ionix
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Citrix
3 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.79%) Tandberg
5 4 (10.53%) Juniper
6 2 (5.26%) Huawei
6 2 (5.26%) Mitel
6 2 (5.26%) Genesys
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) Sun
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Perforce
7 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.63%) IPFX
7 1 (2.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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