The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for DSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 22 June 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 143
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - - 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £279
% change year-on-year -14.28% +25.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £164.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £164.00

DSL is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 473 391 607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.39% 15.32% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 231 321
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 28 59
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £17.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing DSL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DSL in the East of England

DSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSL in the East of England

DSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DSL in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for DSL.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP

DSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) German Language
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix