The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank - 114 129
Contract jobs citing DRM 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.28% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.38% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +75.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £325 £413
% change year-on-year
+59.23% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1926 1843 1796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.93% 74.86% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 911 828
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DRM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DRM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DRM across the Berkshire region.

DRM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

DRM
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DRM across the Berkshire region.

DRM Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

DRM
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DRM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DRM.

1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) MPEG
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DOCSIS
1 2 (100.00%) DTV
1 2 (100.00%) Telnet
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) STB
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) Video Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Tektronix
1 2 (100.00%) Video on Demand

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DRM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DRM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DOCSIS
1 2 (100.00%) Telnet
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) MPEG
1 2 (100.00%) DTV
1 2 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (100.00%) STB
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV
1 2 (100.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Video Processing
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Tektronix