The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 88 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing DVB 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.085% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.25
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North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 158 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.64% 13.50% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 63 60
Average daily rate £340 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.53 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) STB
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) DSL
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) IPTV
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) DTV
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DSL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Integration Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) STB
2 2 (66.67%) IPTV
3 1 (33.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft