The first table below looks at the demand for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 17 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 City of London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 205 192 216
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Contract jobs citing DRM 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.077% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Average daily rate £408 £575 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.13% +41.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £450 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £591 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £506 £500
% change year-on-year
-50.61% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4907 4653 5878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.91% 74.92% 72.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3585 3559 4141
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 51 92
Average hourly rate £24.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.22% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £17.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
DRM
London

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DRM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DRM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

DRM Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Multimedia
2 2 (28.57%) Games
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Hyperion
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) DTV
3 1 (14.29%) MHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Hyperion Smart View
General
1 3 (42.86%) Multimedia
2 2 (28.57%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Hyperion Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Designer
2 1 (14.29%) HFM Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) MHP
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
1 1 (14.29%) STB
1 1 (14.29%) IPTV
1 1 (14.29%) Data Conversion
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) MHEG
1 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Hyperion
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) VMware