The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 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 / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 420 387
Rank change year-on-year +12 -33  
Contract jobs citing DSL 4 8 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.037% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.27% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 32
Median daily rate £288 £369 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.03% +8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £344 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £394 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £344 £283
% change year-on-year -12.72% +21.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2244 3010 3113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.98% 13.89% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 2047 2008
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 93
Median hourly rate £24.93 £22.00 £18.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.31% +16.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

DSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSL in London

DSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DSL in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for DSL.

1 5 (45.45%) Fixed Income
2 4 (36.36%) Derivative
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) SNMP
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) IPv4
3 3 (27.27%) IPv6
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) Middleware
3 3 (27.27%) 3G
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) OSPF
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Avaya
3 3 (27.27%) L2TP
3 3 (27.27%) Grid Computing
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) IPsec
3 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science

DSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (27.27%) 3G
1 3 (27.27%) 4G
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
1 3 (27.27%) IPsec
1 3 (27.27%) IPv4
1 3 (27.27%) IPv6
1 3 (27.27%) L2TP
1 3 (27.27%) MPLS
1 3 (27.27%) OSPF
1 3 (27.27%) PABX
1 3 (27.27%) SNMP
1 3 (27.27%) VLAN
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) BGP
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Blockchain
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Front Office
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Support
2 3 (27.27%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Support
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Scala Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior UI Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior UI/UX Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior UX Developer
3 2 (18.18%) UI Developer
3 2 (18.18%) UI/UX Developer
3 2 (18.18%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) D3.js
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) LESS
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) React
2 2 (18.18%) Sass
3 1 (9.09%) Akka
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Spring Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Fixed Income
2 4 (36.36%) Derivative
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
3 3 (27.27%) Grid Computing
4 2 (18.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) ASIC
5 1 (9.09%) DTCC
5 1 (9.09%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) CentOS
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Cryptography
2 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
2 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Programming
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) EMIR
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Aerohive Networks
1 3 (27.27%) Avaya
1 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Cyberoam
1 3 (27.27%) Draytek
1 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) Meraki
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
1 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Calypso
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) Thunderhead
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