The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IPTV 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 IPTV over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)
Rank 137 127 124
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing IPTV 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.062% 0.071% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.25% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£431 £250 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.50% -34.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £250 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £250 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
852 804 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.53% 28.39% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 421 391
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 57
Average hourly rate £16.78 £20.00 £18.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.10% +9.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

IPTV
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IPTV Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IPTV
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IPTV Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IPTV 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 IPTV.

1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Dojo
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) MooTools
3 4 (40.00%) STB
3 4 (40.00%) DVB
4 3 (30.00%) MPEG
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) DSL
5 2 (20.00%) Electronics
6 1 (10.00%) Games
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Redback
6 1 (10.00%) RTCP
6 1 (10.00%) RTP
6 1 (10.00%) OOP
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) XHTML

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IPTV 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 IPTV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DVB
2 2 (20.00%) DSL
3 1 (10.00%) RTCP
3 1 (10.00%) RTP
3 1 (10.00%) RTSP
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) Multicast
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) Dojo
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) MooTools
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) STB
2 3 (30.00%) MPEG
3 1 (10.00%) Animation
3 1 (10.00%) New Media
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (10.00%) OOP
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (10.00%) Redback
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco