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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank - - 73
Contract jobs citing DVB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £41.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-2.42% -5.71%
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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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
224 109 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.88% 8.69% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 47 48
Average daily rate £325 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £435 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 13
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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