Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for DSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DSL over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 172 180
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing DSL 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.097% 0.16% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.71% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Berkshire median daily rate - £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.87% +24.00%
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £260
% change year-on-year +14.29% +34.71% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 -
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 -

DSL is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 769 988 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.72% 22.98% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 493 533
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £234 £255 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 55 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -37.39% +64.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.35 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £55.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +25.10%

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing DSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DSL in Berkshire

DSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DSL in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DSL in Berkshire

DSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSL in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DSL in Berkshire

DSL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 3 - -
Reading +8 1 - - 1
DSL
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for DSL.

1 3 (75.00%) ADSL
1 3 (75.00%) ATM
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) RIP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
1 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) BC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) xDSL
1 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) Skype

DSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) ADSL
1 3 (75.00%) ATM
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
1 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) RIP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) xDSL
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) BC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco