The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 139 139 142
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing DSL 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.068% 0.064% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.55% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £350 £283 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -13.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £283 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.68% -19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £164.00 -
DSL
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
519 363 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.58% 11.66% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 218 212
Median daily rate £363 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 41
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

DSL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

DSL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DSL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire - 2 £350 - 1
DSL
England

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South West region with a requirement for DSL.

1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
1 2 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) WebSockets
1 2 (50.00%) HBase
1 2 (50.00%) Redis
1 2 (50.00%) Neo4j
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Avro
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (50.00%) Akka
1 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (50.00%) GraphX
1 2 (50.00%) Mesosphere

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) FCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
1 2 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 2 (50.00%) HBase
1 2 (50.00%) Neo4j
1 2 (50.00%) Parquet
1 2 (50.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Akka
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Avro
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) GraphX
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) ODBC
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) WebSockets
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Mesosphere
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia