The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank - 55 75
Contract jobs citing DVB 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.49% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
125 67 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.74% 12.81% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 16 67
Average daily rate £275 £283 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% -22.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £149 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire