The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DTV in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTV over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 143 123 134
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing DTV 22 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.39% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 1.23% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -29.33%
DTV
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1249 978 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.45% 31.69% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 518 413
Average daily rate £400 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 53 52
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -2.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

DTV
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DTV across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

DTV Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DTV
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DTV Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DTV
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTV across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

DTV Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

DTV
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

DTV Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

DTV
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTV within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 12 £310 -5.34%
Merseyside -9 3 £288 -52.08%
DTV
England

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing DTV 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 DTV.

1 32 (100.00%) SAP
1 32 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) Electronics
1 32 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 32 (100.00%) Finance
1 32 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 32 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 32 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 32 (100.00%) Marketing
1 32 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
5 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (15.63%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (12.50%) Citrix
7 4 (12.50%) NHS
7 4 (12.50%) DHCP
7 4 (12.50%) DNS
7 4 (12.50%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) MS Office
7 4 (12.50%) WCF
7 4 (12.50%) Server Building
8 3 (9.38%) VMware
8 3 (9.38%) XenApp
8 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (9.38%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (9.38%) Windows 7

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing DTV 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 DTV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) IIS
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 32 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.13%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.13%) FTP
4 1 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (15.63%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (9.38%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (6.25%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) FileMaker
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 32 (100.00%) Electronics
1 32 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 32 (100.00%) Finance
1 32 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 32 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Report Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Business Objects Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Report Writer
4 5 (15.63%) Business Objects Report Writer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) C Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Clinical Coder
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) WCF
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
2 2 (6.25%) Akka
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) Health Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 32 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Server Building
3 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
3 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.25%) Memory Management
3 2 (6.25%) ATDD
3 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.25%) TDD
3 2 (6.25%) OO
3 2 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) ERP
4 1 (3.13%) ETL
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) XenApp
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) vCloud
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) InterSystems
5 1 (3.13%) Brocade
5 1 (3.13%) Veeam
5 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.13%) Zerto
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) EMC