The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Video on Demand 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 Video on Demand over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Video on Demand (VOD)
Rank 138 171 200
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +29
Contract jobs citing Video on Demand 5 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.37% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.97% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 6
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
Video on Demand
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1229 1962 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.85% 38.68% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 1541 1672
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 39
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £22.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

Video on Demand
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Video on Demand across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Video on Demand Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Video on Demand
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 Video on Demand across the City of London region.

Video on Demand Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Video on Demand
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Video on Demand 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 Video on Demand.

1 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
1 4 (44.44%) IPTV
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) DVB
3 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (22.22%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) API Development
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) PayPal
4 1 (11.11%) Unicast
4 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Isilon
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) New Media
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis

Video on Demand
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Video on Demand 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 Video on Demand. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) DVB
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Multicast
3 1 (11.11%) Unicast
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Broadcast Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Broadcast Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Broadcast Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DTV Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) LINQ
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) IPTV
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (22.22%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (11.11%) BBC
3 1 (11.11%) DTV
3 1 (11.11%) Learning Management System
3 1 (11.11%) MPEG
3 1 (11.11%) New Media
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Streaming Media
3 1 (11.11%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) API Development
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) DRM
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Isilon
2 1 (11.11%) PayPal
2 1 (11.11%) VMware