The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 125 120 136
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing DRM 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.081% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £506 £493
% change year-on-year
-50.61% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2091 1694 1950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.46% 68.28% 63.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 683 745
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
DRM
South East

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -10 3 - -
DRM
South East

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) VLAN
1 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
2 8 (72.73%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (72.73%) MCSE
2 8 (72.73%) Problem Management
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) A+ Certification
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Hyperion
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Electronics
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) HFM
5 2 (18.18%) Hyperion Smart View
5 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (9.09%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) HFM
2 1 (9.09%) Hyperion Enterprise
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (18.18%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (54.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) HFM Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Management Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Hyperion Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Root Cause Analysis
1 8 (72.73%) Problem Management
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) MCSE
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (72.73%) A+ Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Hyperion
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) VMware