The table below looks at the statistics for DVB 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 DVB over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 216 238 246
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +8
Contract jobs citing DVB 39 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.035% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £415 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +16.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £415 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £415 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.25
DVB
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1876 1548 2014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.57% 17.81% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 712 634
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 98 167
Average hourly rate £19.91 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DVB
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DVB across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

DVB Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DVB
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 DVB within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 October 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 23 £300 - 2
Middlesex - 8 £375 - 2
Surrey 0 4 £350 -
Berkshire - 2 £480 -
DVB
England

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing DVB 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 DVB.

1 35 (57.38%) DTV
2 31 (50.82%) C
2 31 (50.82%) Linux
3 29 (47.54%) STB
4 28 (45.90%) Software Engineering
5 26 (42.62%) UML
5 26 (42.62%) ClearCase
6 24 (39.34%) POSIX
7 23 (37.70%) Software Architecture
8 16 (26.23%) MPEG
9 9 (14.75%) Embedded C
9 9 (14.75%) IPTV
9 9 (14.75%) Degree
10 8 (13.11%) C++
10 8 (13.11%) Electronics
11 7 (11.48%) HTML
11 7 (11.48%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (9.84%) Tandberg
12 6 (9.84%) Ericsson
12 6 (9.84%) Project Management
13 5 (8.20%) Windows
13 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
14 4 (6.56%) Android
14 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
14 4 (6.56%) Android Development
14 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
14 4 (6.56%) Java
14 4 (6.56%) Web Services
14 4 (6.56%) XML

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

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

Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.92%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.92%) Telnet
2 3 (4.92%) Wireless
2 3 (4.92%) UPnP
3 2 (3.28%) RTSP
3 2 (3.28%) RTP
3 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.28%) HTTP
3 2 (3.28%) Multicast
4 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Informix
Development Applications
1 26 (42.62%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (13.11%) Electronics
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Software Engineer
2 15 (24.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Software Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Support Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Broadcast Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Embedded Software Developer
7 7 (11.48%) Systems Support Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Systems Support
8 4 (6.56%) Tester
8 4 (6.56%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Embedded C Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Manager
10 1 (1.64%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Integration Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) POSIX
2 7 (11.48%) HTML
3 4 (6.56%) Web Services
3 4 (6.56%) XML
3 4 (6.56%) JNI
4 3 (4.92%) CSS
4 3 (4.92%) HTML5
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.28%) Middleware
6 1 (1.64%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 35 (57.38%) DTV
2 29 (47.54%) STB
3 16 (26.23%) MPEG
4 9 (14.75%) IPTV
5 7 (11.48%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
7 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.92%) Video on Demand
8 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
8 3 (4.92%) Physics
9 2 (3.28%) Streaming Media
9 2 (3.28%) Interactive TV
9 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
9 2 (3.28%) Streaming Video
10 1 (1.64%) VHDL
10 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (1.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) Windows
3 4 (6.56%) Android
4 3 (4.92%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.28%) UNIX
5 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Software Engineering
2 26 (42.62%) UML
3 23 (37.70%) Software Architecture
4 6 (9.84%) Project Management
5 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.56%) Android Development
6 3 (4.92%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (4.92%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.28%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.28%) Line Management
7 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.64%) Workflow
8 1 (1.64%) Scrum
8 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.64%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.64%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) C
2 9 (14.75%) Embedded C
3 8 (13.11%) C++
4 4 (6.56%) Java
5 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.28%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) HND
3 2 (3.28%) CCNA
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Ericsson
1 6 (9.84%) Tandberg
2 2 (3.28%) Perforce
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco
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