The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
England / South East
Rank 226 251 246
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Contract jobs citing DSL 7 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.096% 0.048% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.24% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Median daily rate £320 £465 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.18% +28.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £465 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £465 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £470 £249
% change year-on-year
-31.91% +88.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 -

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1547 1645 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.31% 19.70% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 896 910
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 98 111
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DSL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

DSL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DSL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 6 £320 -
DSL
England

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for DSL.

1 8 (80.00%) WAN
1 8 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (80.00%) MPLS
1 8 (80.00%) OSPF
1 8 (80.00%) BGP
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
2 7 (70.00%) IPsec
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 6 (60.00%) xDSL
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) PPP
5 4 (40.00%) SNMP
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (40.00%) L2TP
5 4 (40.00%) X.21
5 4 (40.00%) Network Management
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (30.00%) F5
6 3 (30.00%) Change Management
6 3 (30.00%) Junos
6 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (20.00%) Operations Management

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) BGP
1 8 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 8 (80.00%) MPLS
1 8 (80.00%) OSPF
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) IPsec
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) xDSL
4 4 (40.00%) L2TP
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) PPP
4 4 (40.00%) SNMP
4 4 (40.00%) X.21
5 3 (30.00%) Junos
5 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (20.00%) 4G
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (20.00%) IOS XR
6 2 (20.00%) TACACS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Network Management
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Information Management
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (10.00%) Presales
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (10.00%) CCDP
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (10.00%) CCIP
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (10.00%) Mitel
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Tandberg
5 1 (10.00%) VMware