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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 235 229 202
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Contract jobs citing DSL 14 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.083% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.48% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 9
Average daily rate
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£288 £120 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.58% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £120 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £120 £161
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £150 £160
% change year-on-year
+79.16% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.25
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England

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
1825 1444 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 17.14% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 611 620
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £212 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 119 162
Average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DSL across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DSL across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

DSL Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +9 10 £269 +123.95% 3
Surrey +1 1 - -
West Sussex - - - -
DSL
England

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (62.07%) Telecoms
2 14 (48.28%) MPLS
3 13 (44.83%) ADSL
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco
4 10 (34.48%) VPN
5 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
5 9 (31.03%) LAN
5 9 (31.03%) SDH
5 9 (31.03%) BGP
6 8 (27.59%) Firewall
6 8 (27.59%) WAN
6 8 (27.59%) Ethernet
6 8 (27.59%) CCNA
6 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
6 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) Internet
8 6 (20.69%) OSPF
8 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
8 6 (20.69%) Wireless
8 6 (20.69%) CCNP
8 6 (20.69%) RIP
8 6 (20.69%) ITIL
8 6 (20.69%) BC Cleared
8 6 (20.69%) Network Security
8 6 (20.69%) Migration
8 6 (20.69%) xDSL
9 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
9 5 (17.24%) RSpec
9 5 (17.24%) Puppet

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon S3
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) MPLS
2 13 (44.83%) ADSL
3 10 (34.48%) VPN
4 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
4 9 (31.03%) LAN
4 9 (31.03%) SDH
4 9 (31.03%) BGP
5 8 (27.59%) Firewall
5 8 (27.59%) WAN
5 8 (27.59%) Ethernet
6 7 (24.14%) Internet
7 6 (20.69%) OSPF
7 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
7 6 (20.69%) Wireless
7 6 (20.69%) RIP
7 6 (20.69%) Network Security
7 6 (20.69%) xDSL
8 5 (17.24%) ATM
8 5 (17.24%) Broadband
8 5 (17.24%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) RSpec
General
1 18 (62.07%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
1 6 (20.69%) IP Network Engineer
1 6 (20.69%) IP Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Project Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Ericsson Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Network Planner
6 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) e-Health
3 1 (3.45%) SecurID
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) CentOS
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
1 6 (20.69%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) DevOps
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) Network Planning
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.45%) eTOM
5 1 (3.45%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
1 5 (17.24%) Ruby
1 5 (17.24%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) CCNA
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) CCNP
2 6 (20.69%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) Ericsson
2 4 (13.79%) Huawei
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Juniper
4 1 (3.45%) Cramer
4 1 (3.45%) GFI Software
4 1 (3.45%) Trend Micro
4 1 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (3.45%) Nortel
4 1 (3.45%) Websense
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) BT
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