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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 426 404 413
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Contract jobs citing DSL 6 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.14% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 1.04% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 16
Median daily rate £414 £345 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £310 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.88% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
3219 3079 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.53% 13.03% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2159 2001 1771
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 110 89
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.58 £43.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) MS Project
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Replication
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation
4 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Derivative
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) VPLS
5 1 (8.33%) Degree

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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) MPLS
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) BGP
2 1 (8.33%) Broadband
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) Extranet
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (8.33%) IPsec
2 1 (8.33%) ISDN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) OSPF
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) VPLS
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Publishing
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) FpML
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (8.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Derivative
1 2 (16.67%) OTC Derivatives
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Equities
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (8.33%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCDP
2 1 (8.33%) CCIE
2 1 (8.33%) CCIP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Proofpoint
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (8.33%) Tandberg
2 1 (8.33%) VMware