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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
North West / Manchester
Rank 89 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing DSL 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.072% 0.052% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £470 £249
% change year-on-year
-30.05% +88.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 -

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
231 277 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.55% 14.37% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 142 65
Median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 21
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -18.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 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 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