The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 - - 117
Contract jobs citing DVB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.33%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
498 369 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.56% 12.04% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 177 123
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 26 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.54% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
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 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