The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 96 108 115
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs citing DVB 24 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.15% 0.054% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.80% 0.34% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 1
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£300 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
DVB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
500 292 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.91% 15.78% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 163 128
Average daily rate £335 £358 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.29% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £198 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 23 45
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £15.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

DVB
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DVB across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

DVB Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DVB across the Hampshire region.

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

DVB
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DVB within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 8 £300 -
DVB
South East

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing DVB 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 DVB.

1 13 (41.94%) C
1 13 (41.94%) DTV
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 10 (32.26%) MPEG
3 10 (32.26%) STB
3 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.81%) ClearCase
5 6 (19.35%) UML
5 6 (19.35%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (16.13%) POSIX
6 5 (16.13%) C++
6 5 (16.13%) XML
6 5 (16.13%) Electronics
6 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 4 (12.90%) IPTV
7 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.90%) UPnP
7 4 (12.90%) JNI
7 4 (12.90%) Web Services
7 4 (12.90%) HTML
7 4 (12.90%) Java
7 4 (12.90%) Android Development
7 4 (12.90%) Software Architecture
7 4 (12.90%) Android
8 3 (9.68%) Embedded C
8 3 (9.68%) Windows
8 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
8 3 (9.68%) Streaming Video
9 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing DVB 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 DVB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.23%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) UPnP
2 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) Telnet
3 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Informix
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (16.13%) Electronics
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Software Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Systems Support
3 6 (19.35%) Systems Support Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Broadcast Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Android Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) XML
1 5 (16.13%) POSIX
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) JNI
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) DTV
2 10 (32.26%) STB
2 10 (32.26%) MPEG
3 6 (19.35%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (12.90%) IPTV
5 3 (9.68%) Streaming Video
6 1 (3.23%) VHDL
6 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.23%) Video on Demand
6 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.23%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Android
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) UML
3 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
3 4 (12.90%) Software Architecture
3 4 (12.90%) Android Development
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) OO
5 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C
2 5 (16.13%) C++
3 4 (12.90%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) HND
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
2 1 (3.23%) Tandberg
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