The first table below looks at the demand for DVB skills 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 DVB over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DVB 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.066% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
390 391 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.94% 14.43% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 180 193
Average daily rate £300 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 43 58
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
DVB
England

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

DVB
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) MPEG
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) STB
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) MPEG
1 2 (100.00%) STB
1 2 (100.00%) IPTV