The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 116 - 131
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DSL 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.042% - 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £120 £340
% change year-on-year
+191.66% -64.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
DSL
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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
278 286 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.76% 12.84% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 164 187
Average daily rate £305 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 29
Average hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +148.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

DSL
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

DSL Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

DSL
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
DSL
England

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) Software Asset Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco