The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 65 - 96
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DSL 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.35% - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £269
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
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
209 232 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.56% 22.70% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 80 114
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £164 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSL across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing DSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DSL.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) L2TP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) PPP
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) xDSL
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing DSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) L2TP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) PPP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) xDSL
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) X.21
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) F5
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