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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 254 247 223
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Contract jobs citing DRM 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.041% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.057% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£550 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £250 £506
% change year-on-year
+105.00% -50.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.63 -
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -
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
7567 6971 5994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.19% 71.91% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4248 3873 3105
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 278 268
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.52 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DRM across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
Berkshire -3 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £550 - 1
West Sussex - - - -
DRM
England

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing DRM 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 DRM.

1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (40.00%) MPEG
1 2 (40.00%) RIP
1 2 (40.00%) SNMP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) DOCSIS
1 2 (40.00%) DTV
1 2 (40.00%) Telnet
1 2 (40.00%) ACCA
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Games
1 2 (40.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Essbase
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing DRM 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 DRM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) RIP
1 2 (40.00%) SNMP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) DOCSIS
1 2 (40.00%) Telnet
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Games
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) MPEG
1 2 (40.00%) DTV
1 2 (40.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (40.00%) STB
1 2 (40.00%) IPTV
1 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
1 2 (40.00%) Video Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ACCA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Tektronix
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