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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
England / London
Rank 394 416 401
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs citing DSL 3 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.019% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.15% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Median daily rate £450 £575 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +69.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £450 £290
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +55.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £170.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
-69.76% -

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
2473 2733 2916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.75% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1673 1788 1886
Median daily rate £440 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 66 88
Median hourly rate £29.75 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.52% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
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 24 February 2017, 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 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 7 (31.82%) MiFID
2 7 (31.82%) Reference Data
2 7 (31.82%) EMIR
2 7 (31.82%) LAN
2 7 (31.82%) WAN
2 7 (31.82%) ASIC
2 7 (31.82%) FpML
2 7 (31.82%) Middleware
2 7 (31.82%) Fixed Income
2 7 (31.82%) DTCC
3 6 (27.27%) Equities
3 6 (27.27%) Legal
3 6 (27.27%) PBX
3 6 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (27.27%) Broadband
4 5 (22.73%) VoIP
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) SLA
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) BroadSoft
6 2 (9.09%) D3.js
6 2 (9.09%) QA
6 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 2 (9.09%) Sass
6 2 (9.09%) LESS
6 2 (9.09%) AngularJS

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 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) LAN
1 7 (31.82%) WAN
2 6 (27.27%) Broadband
2 6 (27.27%) PBX
3 5 (22.73%) VoIP
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.55%) DNS
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall
6 1 (4.55%) Frame Relay
6 1 (4.55%) GSM
6 1 (4.55%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.55%) MPLS
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Blockchain
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 6 (27.27%) Legal
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Report Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Business Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Reporting Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) VoIP Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Release Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior UI Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior UI/UX Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior UX Developer
4 2 (9.09%) UI Developer
4 2 (9.09%) UI/UX Developer
4 2 (9.09%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) FpML
1 7 (31.82%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) D3.js
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) LESS
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
2 2 (9.09%) React
2 2 (9.09%) Sass
2 2 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (4.55%) Laravel
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) ASIC
1 7 (31.82%) DTCC
1 7 (31.82%) Fixed Income
1 7 (31.82%) Reference Data
2 6 (27.27%) Equities
2 6 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Handset
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Derivative
4 1 (4.55%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 2 (9.09%) Data Transformation
3 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) SDLC
3 2 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Microservices
4 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) EMIR
1 7 (31.82%) MiFID
2 3 (13.64%) SLA
3 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) BroadSoft
2 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft