Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 181 201 202
Rank change year-on-year +20 +1 -8
Contract jobs citing DSL 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.047% 0.20% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 1.16% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
East of England median daily rate £401 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.05% +22.22% +44.00%
10th Percentile £392 £525 £425
90th Percentile £416 £575 £475
England median daily rate £500 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East of England median hourly rate - £17.50 -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% +14.81% -

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 713 860 875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.76% 17.06% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 389 465
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £220 £156 £179
90th Percentile £540 £558 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 69 99
East of England median hourly rate £16.20 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.43% -7.89% -49.33%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.10 £10.48
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.50 £42.60
England median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +11.11% -28.00%

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 25 August 2019. 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 +22 1 £413 -
Suffolk +15 1 £390 -29.09%
DSL
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for DSL.

1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) CGI
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) Tcl
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) 802.11
2 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) 5G
1 1 (50.00%) 802.11
1 1 (50.00%) ADSL2+
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) IPv4
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) Telnet
1 1 (50.00%) VDSL2
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (50.00%) GitLab
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Trac
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (50.00%) CGI
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Tcl
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk