The 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 152 227 249
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +22
Contract jobs citing DTV 97 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.05% 0.17% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.80% 0.69% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 7 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £361 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% -0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £335 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -11.11%
DTV
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2552 2161 2554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.60% 24.83% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1135 1146
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 £220 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 122 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.68 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.82% +7.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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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
Hampshire -1 21 £350 +0.57% 2
Oxfordshire - 18 £425 -
Surrey +14 17 £350 - 2
Berkshire - 14 £350 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 7 £423 - 3
Kent -4 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
DTV
England

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 144 (75.79%) Telecoms
2 112 (58.95%) Electronics
3 110 (57.89%) Finance
3 110 (57.89%) Manufacturing
3 110 (57.89%) Programme Management
3 110 (57.89%) SAP
3 110 (57.89%) Business Intelligence
3 110 (57.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 110 (57.89%) Marketing
3 110 (57.89%) Digital Marketing
4 52 (27.37%) Linux
5 45 (23.68%) C
6 43 (22.63%) Software Engineering
7 41 (21.58%) ClearCase
8 36 (18.95%) POSIX
8 36 (18.95%) DVB
9 29 (15.26%) STB
10 26 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (13.16%) UML
12 24 (12.63%) Software Architecture
13 22 (11.58%) .NET
14 18 (9.47%) ITIL
15 16 (8.42%) Java
15 16 (8.42%) Service Management
16 15 (7.89%) MVC
17 14 (7.37%) Scrum
17 14 (7.37%) C#
17 14 (7.37%) HTML
17 14 (7.37%) XML
17 14 (7.37%) PRINCE2

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.63%) Confluence
3 3 (1.58%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.58%) Commerce Server
4 2 (1.05%) CMS
4 2 (1.05%) IIS
4 2 (1.05%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.11%) MS Office
1 4 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 110 (57.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.53%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Force.com
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.95%) DVB
2 13 (6.84%) Internet
3 11 (5.79%) Broadband
3 11 (5.79%) LAN
3 11 (5.79%) WAN
4 6 (3.16%) DNS
5 5 (2.63%) MPLS
6 4 (2.11%) Firewall
7 3 (1.58%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.58%) HTTP
7 3 (1.58%) INAP
8 2 (1.05%) DAB
8 2 (1.05%) ISUP
8 2 (1.05%) Wireless
8 2 (1.05%) IPsec
8 2 (1.05%) 2G
8 2 (1.05%) 3G
8 2 (1.05%) SS7
8 2 (1.05%) DHCP
8 2 (1.05%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.16%) MySQL
3 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.11%) Couchbase
5 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.05%) Informix
6 2 (1.05%) Big Data
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Navigator
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.53%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.53%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 41 (21.58%) ClearCase
2 6 (3.16%) Subversion
3 5 (2.63%) JUnit
3 5 (2.63%) JIRA
4 4 (2.11%) Selenium
4 4 (2.11%) Ant
4 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.58%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.58%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.05%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.05%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.05%) NUnit
6 2 (1.05%) Toad
6 2 (1.05%) Maven
6 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.53%) JMeter
7 1 (0.53%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.53%) Hudson
General
1 144 (75.79%) Telecoms
2 112 (58.95%) Electronics
3 110 (57.89%) Marketing
3 110 (57.89%) Finance
3 110 (57.89%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (1.05%) Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Automotive
6 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (22.63%) Developer
2 34 (17.89%) Software Engineer
3 29 (15.26%) Analyst
4 19 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (8.42%) Project Manager
6 14 (7.37%) Service Manager
7 12 (6.32%) Software Developer
8 11 (5.79%) Business Analyst
8 11 (5.79%) Transition Manager
8 11 (5.79%) Service Transition Manager
9 8 (4.21%) Embedded Software Developer
9 8 (4.21%) Architect
10 7 (3.68%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.68%) Technical Manager
10 7 (3.68%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.68%) .NET Developer
11 5 (2.63%) C++ Developer
11 5 (2.63%) Technical Project Manager
12 4 (2.11%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.95%) POSIX
2 22 (11.58%) .NET
3 14 (7.37%) HTML
3 14 (7.37%) XML
4 12 (6.32%) Web Services
5 11 (5.79%) CSS
6 10 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 10 (5.26%) jQuery
7 9 (4.74%) J2EE
8 6 (3.16%) SOAP
9 5 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.63%) WCF
10 4 (2.11%) Spring MVC
10 4 (2.11%) Spring
10 4 (2.11%) JNI
10 4 (2.11%) Ajax
10 4 (2.11%) HTML5
10 4 (2.11%) JSP
10 4 (2.11%) XSD
10 4 (2.11%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.26%) STB
2 13 (6.84%) IPTV
3 12 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.79%) NHS
5 6 (3.16%) MPEG
6 4 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.58%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.58%) CMDB
7 3 (1.58%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.58%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.05%) Informatics
8 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.05%) Physics
8 2 (1.05%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.05%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.05%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (27.37%) Linux
2 14 (7.37%) Windows
3 12 (6.32%) UNIX
4 6 (3.16%) Android
5 4 (2.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.58%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.53%) CentOS
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.53%) AIX
8 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (57.89%) Business Intelligence
1 110 (57.89%) Programme Management
1 110 (57.89%) Digital Marketing
2 43 (22.63%) Software Engineering
3 26 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (13.16%) UML
5 24 (12.63%) Software Architecture
6 18 (9.47%) ITIL
7 16 (8.42%) Service Management
8 15 (7.89%) MVC
9 14 (7.37%) Scrum
9 14 (7.37%) PRINCE2
10 11 (5.79%) Six Sigma
10 11 (5.79%) Project Management
10 11 (5.79%) Migration
11 10 (5.26%) Software Testing
11 10 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
12 9 (4.74%) TOGAF
12 9 (4.74%) OO
13 8 (4.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.68%) C
2 16 (8.42%) Java
3 14 (7.37%) C#
4 11 (5.79%) SQL
4 11 (5.79%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.26%) C++
6 9 (4.74%) Embedded C
7 3 (1.58%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.58%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.58%) Python
8 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.05%) Ruby
8 2 (1.05%) Perl
8 2 (1.05%) PHP
8 2 (1.05%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.05%) SOQL
8 2 (1.05%) SOSL
9 1 (0.53%) C-shell
9 1 (0.53%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (4.74%) ISEB
2 7 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.63%) Degree
4 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.58%) PMP
5 3 (1.58%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.53%) MCP
7 1 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.74%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.11%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.53%) NFS
2 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) YUM
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 110 (57.89%) SAP
2 11 (5.79%) Oracle
3 10 (5.26%) HP
4 7 (3.68%) Cisco
4 7 (3.68%) hybris
5 5 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.11%) Siebel
7 3 (1.58%) Remedy
7 3 (1.58%) ATG
7 3 (1.58%) IBM
7 3 (1.58%) BMC
8 2 (1.05%) Perforce
8 2 (1.05%) VMware
8 2 (1.05%) Symantec
8 2 (1.05%) Google
8 2 (1.05%) F5
8 2 (1.05%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.53%) Tableau
9 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
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