The table below looks at the statistics for xDSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited xDSL over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
xDSL
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing xDSL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £462 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
+60.69% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
xDSL
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
363 357 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.22% 13.19% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 168 83
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £160 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £29.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.06% +40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.20 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

xDSL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

xDSL
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

xDSL Daily Rate Trend in Scotland