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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited xDSL over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
xDSL
Rank - 124 -
Contract jobs citing xDSL 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.037% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
369 440 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.75% 16.15% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 237 115
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.83 £15.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.86% +62.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing xDSL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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