The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 165 186 204
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +18
Contract jobs citing DRM 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.043% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.051% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
DRM
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3005 3947 4647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.51% 84.18% 80.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2399 3148 3491
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing DRM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DRM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DRM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DRM
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DRM 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 City of London region with a requirement for DRM.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Yammer
1 1 (100.00%) Skype

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft