The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 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 West Lothian - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £309 £359
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -13.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £164.00 -
DSL
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 22.58% 21.92% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 7
Median daily rate £388 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian