Period
to 17 October 2017

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 6 months to 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 190 -
Rank change year-on-year -17 - +220
Contract jobs citing DSL 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.040% 0.020% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
East of England median daily rate £450 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% - -
England median daily rate £489 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +39.64% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +3.85% -13.33%

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 947 846 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.75% 17.32% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 472 527
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £179 £200 £194
90th Percentile £573 £538 £500
England median daily rate £405 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 63 132
East of England median hourly rate £24.75 £37.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +17.19% +30.61%
10th Percentile £12.81 £12.98 £10.28
90th Percentile £44.05 £45.00 £52.38
England median hourly rate £18.50 £23.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -20.43% +16.25% +2.56%

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing DSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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

DSL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Essex - 1 £450 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
DSL
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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%) VDSL
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics

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 2 (100.00%) VDSL
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Software Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BT