The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term DTV 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 DTV over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 149 221 241
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +20
Contract jobs citing DTV 96 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.75% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 4 7
Average daily rate
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£360 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £193 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £371 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-33.75% -11.11%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2020 1714 2011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.94% 20.22% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 851 853
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 127 173
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.85 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% -21.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
DTV
England

DTV
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DTV Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DTV
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DTV Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DTV
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTV across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

DTV Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

DTV
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

DTV Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DTV
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 DTV within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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 +23 24 £363 - 6
Hampshire +11 20 £344 -6.58% 2
Surrey +9 15 £350 +47.36% 1
Oxfordshire - 15 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £388 - 5
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
DTV
England

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing DTV 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 DTV.

1 118 (77.63%) Telecoms
2 90 (59.21%) Electronics
3 89 (58.55%) Finance
3 89 (58.55%) Manufacturing
3 89 (58.55%) Programme Management
3 89 (58.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 89 (58.55%) SAP
3 89 (58.55%) Business Intelligence
3 89 (58.55%) Marketing
3 89 (58.55%) Digital Marketing
4 42 (27.63%) Linux
5 37 (24.34%) C
6 36 (23.68%) Software Engineering
7 34 (22.37%) ClearCase
8 31 (20.39%) POSIX
9 22 (14.47%) DVB
10 19 (12.50%) STB
11 18 (11.84%) .NET
12 17 (11.18%) UML
13 16 (10.53%) Software Architecture
14 13 (8.55%) Project Management
15 12 (7.89%) Oracle
15 12 (7.89%) PRINCE2
16 11 (7.24%) C#
16 11 (7.24%) Windows
17 10 (6.58%) ITIL
17 10 (6.58%) NHS
18 9 (5.92%) HP
18 9 (5.92%) SQL Server
18 9 (5.92%) Migration

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing DTV 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 DTV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.97%) Commerce Server
3 2 (1.32%) IIS
4 1 (0.66%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.66%) Confluence
4 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.66%) Apache
4 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.66%) SAS
4 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 89 (58.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.66%) SmartPlant
2 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Force.com
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.66%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.47%) DVB
2 8 (5.26%) LAN
2 8 (5.26%) Internet
3 7 (4.61%) WAN
4 6 (3.95%) Broadband
5 5 (3.29%) DNS
6 4 (2.63%) MPLS
7 3 (1.97%) DAB
7 3 (1.97%) Firewall
8 2 (1.32%) Wireless
8 2 (1.32%) GPRS
8 2 (1.32%) 3GPP
8 2 (1.32%) UMTS
8 2 (1.32%) VoIP
8 2 (1.32%) IPv6
8 2 (1.32%) SSL
8 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.32%) HTTP
8 2 (1.32%) INAP
8 2 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.29%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.63%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.32%) Informix
4 2 (1.32%) MySQL
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.32%) Big Data
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.66%) QlikView
5 1 (0.66%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.66%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 34 (22.37%) ClearCase
2 4 (2.63%) Ant
3 3 (1.97%) Selenium
4 2 (1.32%) Maven
4 2 (1.32%) NUnit
4 2 (1.32%) Subversion
4 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.66%) Gradle
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.66%) JIRA
5 1 (0.66%) TestNG
5 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.66%) Hudson
5 1 (0.66%) Toad
5 1 (0.66%) JUnit
5 1 (0.66%) IntelliJ
General
1 118 (77.63%) Telecoms
2 90 (59.21%) Electronics
3 89 (58.55%) Finance
3 89 (58.55%) Manufacturing
3 89 (58.55%) Marketing
4 5 (3.29%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.66%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (20.39%) Software Engineer
2 25 (16.45%) Developer
3 24 (15.79%) Analyst
4 16 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 14 (9.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (6.58%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.92%) Service Manager
8 6 (3.95%) Test Engineer
8 6 (3.95%) C++ Developer
8 6 (3.95%) Transition Manager
8 6 (3.95%) Technical Manager
8 6 (3.95%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.95%) Service Transition Manager
9 5 (3.29%) Architect
9 5 (3.29%) Embedded Software Developer
9 5 (3.29%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.29%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.29%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (2.63%) Team Leader
10 4 (2.63%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.39%) POSIX
2 18 (11.84%) .NET
3 6 (3.95%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.95%) SOAP
3 6 (3.95%) Web Services
3 6 (3.95%) XML
4 5 (3.29%) CSS
4 5 (3.29%) J2EE
5 4 (2.63%) HTML
5 4 (2.63%) jQuery
5 4 (2.63%) WCF
6 3 (1.97%) CSS3
6 3 (1.97%) RESTful
6 3 (1.97%) HTML5
7 2 (1.32%) Middleware
7 2 (1.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.32%) Visualforce
7 2 (1.32%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) STB
2 10 (6.58%) NHS
3 8 (5.26%) IPTV
4 5 (3.29%) MPEG
5 3 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.97%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.32%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.32%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.32%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.66%) Informatics
7 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.66%) Physics
7 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.66%) CMDB
7 1 (0.66%) Wiki
7 1 (0.66%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.63%) Linux
2 11 (7.24%) Windows
3 6 (3.95%) UNIX
4 3 (1.97%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.32%) Android
6 1 (0.66%) CentOS
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.66%) AIX
6 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (58.55%) Programme Management
1 89 (58.55%) Business Intelligence
1 89 (58.55%) Digital Marketing
2 36 (23.68%) Software Engineering
3 17 (11.18%) UML
4 16 (10.53%) Software Architecture
5 13 (8.55%) Project Management
6 12 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 10 (6.58%) ITIL
8 9 (5.92%) Migration
8 9 (5.92%) Service Management
9 8 (5.26%) MVC
9 8 (5.26%) Software Testing
10 7 (4.61%) Six Sigma
10 7 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.61%) Scrum
11 6 (3.95%) TOGAF
11 6 (3.95%) Lean Six Sigma
11 6 (3.95%) Test Strategy
12 5 (3.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.34%) C
2 11 (7.24%) C#
3 8 (5.26%) C++
3 8 (5.26%) Java
4 6 (3.95%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.95%) SQL
5 4 (2.63%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.32%) Ruby
6 2 (1.32%) Python
6 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.32%) Perl
6 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.32%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.66%) Groovy
7 1 (0.66%) C-shell
7 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.66%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (4.61%) ISEB
2 6 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.63%) PMP
3 4 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.97%) Degree
5 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.66%) APMP
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.29%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.97%) QA
4 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.66%) Xen
2 1 (0.66%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.66%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (5.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.66%) Puppet
2 1 (0.66%) YUM
2 1 (0.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 89 (58.55%) SAP
2 12 (7.89%) Oracle
3 9 (5.92%) HP
4 6 (3.95%) Cisco
4 6 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.63%) Siebel
6 3 (1.97%) hybris
6 3 (1.97%) IBM
6 3 (1.97%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.97%) ATG
7 2 (1.32%) VMware
7 2 (1.32%) Google
7 2 (1.32%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.66%) Comptel
8 1 (0.66%) F5
8 1 (0.66%) Tableau
8 1 (0.66%) Remedy
8 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.66%) Symantec
8 1 (0.66%) Dell
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