The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £295 £368
% change year-on-year
+13.55% -19.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £164.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +1071.42%
DSL
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
362 286 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.36% 20.89% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 154 107
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.15 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +132.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.31 £19.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

DSL Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

DSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

DSL Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) DDNS
1 4 (100.00%) TACACS
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) Information Management
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 3 (75.00%) Junos
2 3 (75.00%) Operations Management
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) DDNS
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) TACACS
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) Junos
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) 3G
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (50.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (25.00%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (75.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto