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 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 421 408 414
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing DSL 16 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.071% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 1.00% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 16
Median daily rate £490 £365 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.24% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £220 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £600 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £310 £238
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +30.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - -
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
3252 2902 3242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.37% 12.40% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2093 1923 2072
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 89 94
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.25 £22.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
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 24 September 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 +4 8 - -
City of London +10 1 £500 +21.13%
DSL
England

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 10 (41.67%) FpML
2 9 (37.50%) ASIC
2 9 (37.50%) EMIR
3 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 8 (33.33%) Legal
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (29.17%) Middleware
4 7 (29.17%) DTCC
4 7 (29.17%) Reference Data
4 7 (29.17%) Fixed Income
4 7 (29.17%) Equities
4 7 (29.17%) MiFID
5 5 (20.83%) Banking
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco
7 3 (12.50%) CCNP
7 3 (12.50%) MS Project
7 3 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
7 3 (12.50%) Derivative
7 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 3 (12.50%) People Management
7 3 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (12.50%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (8.33%) Dependency Management
8 2 (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 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS Project
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) MPLS
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) BGP
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) Extranet
2 1 (4.17%) GSM
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) IPsec
2 1 (4.17%) ISDN
2 1 (4.17%) OSPF
2 1 (4.17%) SDH
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) VPLS
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
General
1 8 (33.33%) Legal
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (4.17%) Back Office
6 1 (4.17%) Front Office
6 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Report Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Reporting Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Head of Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Derivatives Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Environment And Release Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (4.17%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Report Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) FpML
2 7 (29.17%) Middleware
3 3 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.17%) XML Messaging
4 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) ASIC
2 7 (29.17%) DTCC
2 7 (29.17%) Equities
2 7 (29.17%) Fixed Income
2 7 (29.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (29.17%) Reference Data
3 3 (12.50%) Derivative
3 3 (12.50%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (8.33%) Replication
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
5 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
3 3 (12.50%) People Management
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
3 3 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Dependency Management
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.17%) Python
1 1 (4.17%) Ruby
1 1 (4.17%) VB
1 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CCNP
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) CCDP
3 1 (4.17%) CCIE
3 1 (4.17%) CCIP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) EMIR
2 7 (29.17%) MiFID
3 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Proofpoint
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.17%) Tandberg
3 1 (4.17%) VMware