The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DTV in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTV over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 66 60 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing DTV 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.60% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -43.75%
DTV
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
197 167 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.23% 26.05% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 99 52
Average daily rate £350 £290 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £123 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £31.50 £64.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

DTV
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DTV across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

DTV Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DTV
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

DTV Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing DTV 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 DTV.

1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
1 5 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (100.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Verint
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing DTV 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 DTV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) IPsec
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
General
1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 5 (100.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Verint
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya