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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 134 130 117
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing DTV 22 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.90% 0.59% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 3
Average daily rate
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£365 £266 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.08% -19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £289 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -43.75%
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
1156 854 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.77% 27.48% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 440 301
Average daily rate £400 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 75 55
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.75 £17.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +1.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.89 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £55.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 6 £370 +25.42% 3
Merseyside - 2 £275 -
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
DTV
England

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 27 (100.00%) SAP
1 27 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) Electronics
1 27 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 27 (100.00%) Finance
1 27 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 27 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 27 (100.00%) Marketing
1 27 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 27 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) MS Project
2 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) Agresso
4 4 (14.81%) NHS
4 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) hybris
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (11.11%) OO
5 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.41%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) Commerce Server
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Project
1 6 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (18.52%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) DMZ
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) MPLS
2 1 (3.70%) OSPF
2 1 (3.70%) BGP
2 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.70%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) JUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 27 (100.00%) Electronics
1 27 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 27 (100.00%) Finance
1 27 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 27 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Clinical Coder
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (3.70%) PMO Lead
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Spring
1 2 (7.41%) Ajax
1 2 (7.41%) jQuery
1 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
1 2 (7.41%) J2EE
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
1 2 (7.41%) JSP
1 2 (7.41%) XML
1 2 (7.41%) XSD
2 1 (3.70%) Akka
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) NHS
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Celerra
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 27 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
5 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 2 (7.41%) B2C
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) HL7
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
2 1 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Xen
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) hybris
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Nortel
4 1 (3.70%) Avaya
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) InterSystems
4 1 (3.70%) Lotus
4 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.70%) ATG