The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 260 - 245
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DRM 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% - 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.028% - 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £288 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £518 £450
% change year-on-year
-21.49% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
DRM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7200 7654 7048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.55% 79.92% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4355 4587 3874
Median daily rate £420 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 245 254
Median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.04 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing DRM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DRM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DRM across the South East region.

DRM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DRM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DRM across the South East region.

DRM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DRM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 2 £288 -
DRM
England

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DRM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for DRM.

1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy
1 3 (50.00%) Digital TV
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (50.00%) Video on Demand
1 3 (50.00%) IPTV
2 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 2 (33.33%) Video Content Ingestion
2 2 (33.33%) SSH
2 2 (33.33%) Video Processing
2 2 (33.33%) Tektronix
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Telnet
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) DOCSIS
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Unix

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) BGP
1 2 (33.33%) DOCSIS
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
1 2 (33.33%) OSPF
1 2 (33.33%) RIP
1 2 (33.33%) SNMP
1 2 (33.33%) SSH
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) Telnet
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DVB
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Video On Demand Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) IPTV Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Digital TV
1 3 (50.00%) IPTV
1 3 (50.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (33.33%) MPEG
2 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
3 1 (16.67%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (16.67%) STB
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
1 2 (33.33%) Video Content Ingestion
1 2 (33.33%) Video Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Tektronix