The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing DVB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
74 66 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.25% 9.84% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 26
Average daily rate £350 £401 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% +66.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £350 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DVB across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in Essex