The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 5 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £164.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1071.42% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
234 139 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.18% 10.04% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 52 53
Average daily rate £325 £325 £292
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £187 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSL across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DSL across the Manchester region.

DSL Daily Rate Trend in Manchester