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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £284 £291
% change year-on-year
+58.59% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £14.00
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
3 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.76% 29.73% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Average daily rate £420 £300 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian