The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 416 394 409
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing DRM 16 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 19
Median daily rate £550 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £393 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £638 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £518 £450
% change year-on-year
-21.49% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
DRM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18903 19289 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.35% 81.64% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13664 13797 13298
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 232 231
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £72.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing DRM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in London

DRM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DRM Daily Rate Trend in London

DRM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DRM across the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

DRM Daily Rate Histogram in London

DRM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

DRM Hourly Rate Trend in London

DRM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ealing +4 2 - -
DRM
England

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DRM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for DRM.

1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Video on Demand
3 13 (27.66%) Hyperion
4 12 (25.53%) Workflow
5 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
6 10 (21.28%) Broadcast Engineering
7 9 (19.15%) SOA
7 9 (19.15%) VMware
7 9 (19.15%) HFM
8 8 (17.02%) Essbase
8 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (17.02%) Release Management
9 7 (14.89%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
9 7 (14.89%) Skype for Business
9 7 (14.89%) Server Virtualisation
9 7 (14.89%) Skype
9 7 (14.89%) PKI
9 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
9 7 (14.89%) Identity Management
9 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
10 6 (12.77%) LDAP
10 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
10 6 (12.77%) Hyperion Planning
10 6 (12.77%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (10.64%) Data Reconciliation
11 5 (10.64%) Hyperion Smart View

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
1 7 (14.89%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (19.15%) HFM
2 6 (12.77%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.13%) Eloqua
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Skype
2 6 (12.77%) LDAP
3 5 (10.64%) S/MIME
4 3 (6.38%) Internet
5 2 (4.26%) DLNA
5 2 (4.26%) Multicast
5 2 (4.26%) SSL
5 2 (4.26%) Unicast
5 2 (4.26%) UPnP
6 1 (2.13%) Broadband
6 1 (2.13%) DVB
6 1 (2.13%) Firewall
6 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.13%) Network Security
6 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Essbase
2 5 (10.64%) Hyperion Smart View
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.26%) Multimedia
2 2 (4.26%) Publishing
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Architect
2 12 (25.53%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Product Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Broadcast Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Hyperion Support
6 3 (6.38%) Security Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Hyperion Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Hyperion Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) IPTV Architect
7 2 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Messaging Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) REST
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) JSON
2 2 (4.26%) LAMP
2 2 (4.26%) Node.js
2 2 (4.26%) Symfony
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.13%) OAuth
3 1 (2.13%) OpenID
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.13%) PlayReady
3 1 (2.13%) SAML
3 1 (2.13%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.13%) WCF
3 1 (2.13%) Widevine
3 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Video on Demand
2 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (14.89%) PKI
3 7 (14.89%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (8.51%) IPTV
4 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.38%) BBC
5 3 (6.38%) Streaming Video
5 3 (6.38%) User Experience
6 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.26%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (4.26%) STB
7 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.13%) Digital TV
7 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Workflow
3 10 (21.28%) Broadcast Engineering
4 9 (19.15%) SOA
5 8 (17.02%) Release Management
6 7 (14.89%) Identity Management
6 7 (14.89%) Server Virtualisation
7 6 (12.77%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (10.64%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 5 (10.64%) Data Reconciliation
9 4 (8.51%) Project Management
10 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
10 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
10 3 (6.38%) Data Management
10 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.38%) Migration
11 2 (4.26%) Content Management
11 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (4.26%) TDD
11 2 (4.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.38%) C#
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) ActionScript
3 2 (4.26%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (4.26%) AWK
3 2 (4.26%) BrightScript
3 2 (4.26%) CoffeeScript
3 2 (4.26%) Lua
3 2 (4.26%) PHP
3 2 (4.26%) Python
3 2 (4.26%) sed
3 2 (4.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) CCSA
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CISM
5 1 (2.13%) CISSP
5 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
1 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
1 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Hyperion
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) VMware
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) Adobe
5 2 (4.26%) Percona
5 2 (4.26%) Roku
6 1 (2.13%) DoubleClick
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) Isilon
6 1 (2.13%) Nagra
6 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com