The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 4 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
4 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 the Midlands - - -
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 £295 £350 £294
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +19.14%
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 Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.33% 2.48% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Average daily rate £500 £413 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +58.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

DSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DSL across the Midlands region.

DSL Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands