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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank - 249 234
Contract jobs citing DRM 0 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.097% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £325 £413
% change year-on-year
+59.23% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7588 6930 6502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.69% 74.39% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4671 3921 3588
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 270 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.03 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (50.00%) MPEG
1 2 (50.00%) RIP
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) DOCSIS
1 2 (50.00%) DTV
1 2 (50.00%) Telnet
1 2 (50.00%) ACCA
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Games
1 2 (50.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) RIP
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) DOCSIS
1 2 (50.00%) Telnet
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Games
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) MPEG
1 2 (50.00%) DTV
1 2 (50.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (50.00%) STB
1 2 (50.00%) IPTV
1 2 (50.00%) Video on Demand
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ACCA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
1 2 (50.00%) Tektronix