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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 123 130 142
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing DTV 14 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.068% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%
DTV
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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
923 760 885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.03% 25.69% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 392 415
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 89
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £10.52 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 4 £328 - 4
Cheshire - 1 £260 -
DTV
England

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (84.21%) Electronics
2 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 15 (78.95%) SAP
2 15 (78.95%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (78.95%) Programme Management
2 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 15 (78.95%) Manufacturing
2 15 (78.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (78.95%) Marketing
2 15 (78.95%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (31.58%) NHS
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (21.05%) STB
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
7 3 (15.79%) DVB
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (15.79%) Statistics
7 3 (15.79%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Project Management
9 1 (5.26%) Workflow
9 1 (5.26%) MPEG
9 1 (5.26%) Change Management
9 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (5.26%) .NET

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (78.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DVB
2 1 (5.26%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) OLAP
4 1 (5.26%) EDMS
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (84.21%) Electronics
2 15 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 15 (78.95%) Manufacturing
2 15 (78.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Actuary
3 3 (15.79%) Pricing Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Clinical Coder
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Integration Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) NHS
2 4 (21.05%) STB
3 3 (15.79%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) MPEG
4 1 (5.26%) Informatics
4 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) Programme Management
1 15 (78.95%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Document Management
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) iSOFT
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