The table below looks at the statistics for xDSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited xDSL over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
xDSL
Rank - 118 -
Contract jobs citing xDSL 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.084% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £441 -
% change year-on-year
-6.51% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
xDSL
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
403 332 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.48% 13.98% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 185 147
Median daily rate £363 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £229 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.08 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

xDSL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

xDSL
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

xDSL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

xDSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

xDSL Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands