The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 61 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DSL 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.67% - 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.36% - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £310 - £250
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
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
212 211 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.38% 22.47% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 111 94
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £159.30
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 Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing DSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

DSL Daily Rate Trend in Reading

DSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

DSL Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for DSL.

1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) PPP
1 4 (80.00%) SNMP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) L2TP
1 4 (80.00%) X.21
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) IPsec
1 4 (80.00%) xDSL
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) IOS XR
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Junos
4 1 (20.00%) F5

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) IPsec
1 4 (80.00%) L2TP
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) PPP
1 4 (80.00%) SNMP
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) X.21
1 4 (80.00%) xDSL
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) IOS XR
3 1 (20.00%) Junos
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
Reading
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