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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 £238 £120 £309
% change year-on-year
+97.91% -61.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
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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
21 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.88% 5.62% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Average daily rate £475 £343 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.68% -14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £305 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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