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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 113 130 128
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing DRM 7 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.039% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.056% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
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£325 £185 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.67% -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £413 £275
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DRM
South East

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
1805 1782 2003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.76% 69.42% 66.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 818 735
Average daily rate £388 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 38
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £40.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £325 -
DRM
South East

DRM
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Hyperion
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) HFM
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (22.22%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (11.11%) LAMP
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Integration

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) HFM
2 1 (11.11%) Hyperion Enterprise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (22.22%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Management Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) HFM Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Hyperion Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle