Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 195 179
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 -
Contract jobs citing DSL 3 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.068% 0.34% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 3.08% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Scotland median daily rate - £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
UK median daily rate £494 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +16.18% -15.00% +48.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 534 616 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.16% 11.11% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 376 258
Scotland median daily rate £425 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -11.92% +5.43%
10th Percentile £198 £200 £154
90th Percentile £588 £510 £491
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £401
% change year-on-year - +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 36
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £15.75 £31.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -50.67% -16.54%
10th Percentile £16.06 £10.75 £18.13
90th Percentile £38.63 £31.20 £47.63
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +5.26% -24.00%

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for DSL in Scotland

DSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSL in Scotland

DSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DSL in Scotland

DSL
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the Scotland 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
Glasgow +2 3 - - 1
DSL
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for DSL.

1 3 (100.00%) ADSL
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) PPP
1 3 (100.00%) RIP
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCIP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) TACACS
1 3 (100.00%) Process Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec

DSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) ADSL
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) PPP
1 3 (100.00%) RIP
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) TACACS
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) IP Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) IP Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Communications Security
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Process Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) CCIP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper