The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STB over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Set-Top Box (STB)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 97 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing STB 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.21% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £270 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
587 722 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.41% 29.71% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 373 370
Median daily rate £419 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 18
Median hourly rate £28.50 £17.75 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.56% -12.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

STB
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing STB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

STB Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

STB
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

STB Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

STB
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

STB Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

STB
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 3 - -
STB
South East

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing STB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for STB.

1 9 (90.00%) HTTP
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) Video on Demand
3 5 (50.00%) MPEG
3 5 (50.00%) SLA
3 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 4 (40.00%) VPLS
4 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (40.00%) Frame Relay
4 4 (40.00%) IGMP
4 4 (40.00%) JNCIA
4 4 (40.00%) Huawei
4 4 (40.00%) IPTV
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (40.00%) FTP
4 4 (40.00%) ATM
4 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) SNMP
4 4 (40.00%) IPv4
4 4 (40.00%) IPv6
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) CCIP
4 4 (40.00%) CCNA
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) Middleware

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) HTTP
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) ATM
3 4 (40.00%) BGP
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Frame Relay
3 4 (40.00%) FTP
3 4 (40.00%) ICMP
3 4 (40.00%) IGMP
3 4 (40.00%) IPv4
3 4 (40.00%) IPv6
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) OSPF
3 4 (40.00%) RSVP
3 4 (40.00%) SNMP
3 4 (40.00%) VLAN
3 4 (40.00%) VPLS
3 4 (40.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) NOC Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Video On Demand Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Broadcast Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Video on Demand
2 5 (50.00%) MPEG
3 4 (40.00%) IPTV
3 4 (40.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Digital TV
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Broadcast Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCIP
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (40.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Huawei
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft