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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 263 209 235
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +26
Contract jobs citing DVB 13 37 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.41% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 2.04% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 2
Average daily rate
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£415 £363 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% +5.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.90% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -
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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
1836 1814 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.23% 19.86% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 859 741
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 97 102
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
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 31 August 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
Hampshire -19 8 £415 +38.33% 3
Middlesex -5 2 - -
Surrey -6 2 - -
Berkshire -3 1 - -
DVB
England

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 12 (63.16%) STB
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
4 9 (47.37%) C
5 8 (42.11%) DTV
6 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
6 7 (36.84%) MPEG
7 5 (26.32%) ClearCase
7 5 (26.32%) UPnP
7 5 (26.32%) Embedded C
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco
8 3 (15.79%) Java
8 3 (15.79%) PHP
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) MySQL
8 3 (15.79%) Ajax
8 3 (15.79%) VLAN
8 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
9 2 (10.53%) IPTV
9 2 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (10.53%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (10.53%) API Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Perl
9 2 (10.53%) Python
9 2 (10.53%) UNIX

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) UPnP
2 3 (15.79%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) STB
2 10 (52.63%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (42.11%) DTV
4 7 (36.84%) MPEG
5 2 (10.53%) IPTV
5 2 (10.53%) Device Driver
5 2 (10.53%) Streaming Video
5 2 (10.53%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
6 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) API Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C
2 5 (26.32%) Embedded C
3 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) HND
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £349.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £240 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £119.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago