The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 106 105 90
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing DSL 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.060% 0.051% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.38% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £475 £235
% change year-on-year
-23.68% +102.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £15.00
DSL
North West

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
273 260 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.49% 13.33% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 139 85
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 18
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing DSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

DSL
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for DSL.

1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco