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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 387 413 360
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -53
Contract jobs citing DSL 22 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.045% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.37% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £470 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £150 £160
% change year-on-year
+51.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £21.00
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
2943 2962 3057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.21% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1993 1942 1934
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 77 161
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £27.54 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +8 3 £325 +8.15% 2
Greenwich - - - -
DSL
England

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 33 (63.46%) Cisco
2 28 (53.85%) WAN
3 26 (50.00%) LAN
3 26 (50.00%) Windows
3 26 (50.00%) Firewall
4 24 (46.15%) MPLS
5 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
6 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
7 15 (28.85%) CheckPoint
7 15 (28.85%) Blackberry
7 15 (28.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (28.85%) Performance Management
7 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (26.92%) NLBS
8 14 (26.92%) BIG-IP
8 14 (26.92%) Windows 7
8 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (26.92%) BGP
8 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
8 14 (26.92%) Service Management
8 14 (26.92%) VMware
8 14 (26.92%) MS Office
9 13 (25.00%) ITIL
9 13 (25.00%) Citrix
9 13 (25.00%) SAN
9 13 (25.00%) WSUS
9 13 (25.00%) Problem Management
9 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
2 15 (28.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 28 (53.85%) WAN
2 26 (50.00%) LAN
2 26 (50.00%) Firewall
3 24 (46.15%) MPLS
4 14 (26.92%) BIG-IP
4 14 (26.92%) BGP
5 13 (25.00%) SAN
6 12 (23.08%) Ethernet
7 9 (17.31%) VPN
7 9 (17.31%) OSPF
8 8 (15.38%) LDAP
8 8 (15.38%) VoIP
9 7 (13.46%) ISDN
10 6 (11.54%) IP Telephony
10 6 (11.54%) Internet
10 6 (11.54%) Wireless
10 6 (11.54%) IPsec
11 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
11 5 (9.62%) SDH
11 5 (9.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Maven
General
1 14 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Russian Language
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.92%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Architect
3 10 (19.23%) Operations Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (15.38%) Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Java Developer
6 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (11.54%) Network Architect
8 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Network Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Network Design Architect
10 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Consultant
10 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
10 3 (5.77%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Akka
1 8 (15.38%) Apache Camel
1 8 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
1 8 (15.38%) JNDI
1 8 (15.38%) JMS
2 3 (5.77%) FpML
3 2 (3.85%) RESTful
3 2 (3.85%) XML
3 2 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Blackberry
2 11 (21.15%) Thin Client
2 11 (21.15%) Fat Client
3 6 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.77%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.85%) IPTV
5 2 (3.85%) Statistics
5 2 (3.85%) DTV
5 2 (3.85%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.85%) MPEG
6 1 (1.92%) Handset
6 1 (1.92%) Replication
6 1 (1.92%) SecurID
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (26.92%) Windows 7
3 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (23.08%) Linux
5 4 (7.69%) UNIX
6 3 (5.77%) Solaris
6 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) CentOS
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Performance Management
2 14 (26.92%) Service Management
3 13 (25.00%) ITIL
3 13 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 11 (21.15%) ITSM
4 11 (21.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (19.23%) Business Continuity Planning
5 10 (19.23%) Business Continuity
5 10 (19.23%) Project Management
5 10 (19.23%) BCP
6 9 (17.31%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
7 7 (13.46%) Multithreading
8 6 (11.54%) Project Planning
8 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
8 6 (11.54%) OOD
8 6 (11.54%) OO
9 5 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (9.62%) Network Design
10 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) Java
2 8 (15.38%) Scala
2 8 (15.38%) Groovy
2 8 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.23%) CCIE
3 6 (11.54%) CCNP
3 6 (11.54%) CCNA
4 5 (9.62%) CCDP
4 5 (9.62%) CCIP
5 1 (1.92%) CCA
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CCSP
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.92%) NLBS
3 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (21.15%) Xen
4 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
5 10 (19.23%) XenApp
5 10 (19.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.85%) vSphere
7 1 (1.92%) XenServer
7 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.92%) Ionix
2 1 (1.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (63.46%) Cisco
2 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.85%) CheckPoint
3 14 (26.92%) VMware
4 13 (25.00%) Citrix
5 8 (15.38%) Perforce
6 6 (11.54%) Juniper
7 5 (9.62%) Tandberg
8 2 (3.85%) Mitel
8 2 (3.85%) Genesys
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle
9 1 (1.92%) Dell
9 1 (1.92%) EMC
9 1 (1.92%) Sun
9 1 (1.92%) IBM
9 1 (1.92%) Symantec
9 1 (1.92%) McAfee
9 1 (1.92%) NetApp
9 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.92%) Huawei
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