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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
England / South West
Rank 137 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing DSL 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.037% 0.068% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £390 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £450 £290
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +55.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
-69.76% -

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
398 409 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.73% 13.93% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 269 190
Median daily rate £365 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £446 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 28
Median hourly rate £43.50 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.00% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.90 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 27 February 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
Gloucestershire - 1 £390 -
DSL
England

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 West region with a requirement for DSL.

1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) SONET
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) FCAPS
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL

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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) FCAPS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) SONET
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (50.00%) HBase
1 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (50.00%) Parquet
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (50.00%) Akka
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Avro
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) GraphX
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (50.00%) ODBC
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) WebSockets
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Mesosphere
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (50.00%) Galera Cluster
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia