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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - 119 120
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.045% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.38% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £120 £250
% change year-on-year
+97.91% -52.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £21.00
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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
353 261 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.83% 11.70% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 147 122
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 29
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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%) Agile Software Development
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%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
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

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Asset 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