The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Communications & Networking category for the Hampshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 110 105 94
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing DVB 9 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.43% 0.17% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 0.95% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £304 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £336 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.32% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
453 315 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.88% 18.09% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 154 122
Average daily rate £345 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £182 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 55
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
DVB
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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 28 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (73.33%) C
2 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) STB
3 7 (46.67%) DTV
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (33.33%) UML
5 5 (33.33%) ClearCase
6 3 (20.00%) Streaming Video
6 3 (20.00%) MPEG
6 3 (20.00%) POSIX
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Informix
7 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) Middleware
7 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (13.33%) UPnP
7 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (6.67%) Electronics
8 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (6.67%) Scrum
8 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (13.33%) UPnP
2 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Informix
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Broadcast Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) POSIX
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (6.67%) Qt
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) DTV
1 7 (46.67%) STB
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (20.00%) MPEG
3 3 (20.00%) Streaming Video
4 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle