Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 October 2018 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 > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 196 197
Contract jobs citing DSL 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.018% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.12% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median daily rate - - £338
England median daily rate £523 £500 £350
% change year-on-year +4.50% +42.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £89.25
% change year-on-year - -84.87% +586.54%

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 South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 873 821 883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.29% 14.92% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 488 521
South West median daily rate £389 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +4.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £171 £180
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 51 87
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -1.52% -17.50%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.79 £12.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.69 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% -16.89% +12.50%

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing DSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for DSL in the South West

DSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSL in the South West

DSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DSL in the South West