The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 of the Communications & Networking 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 223 231 237
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing DVB 22 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.059% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 0.32% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 7
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£363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £348 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1729 1578 2026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.80% 18.55% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 695 577
Average daily rate £335 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 132 181
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
DVB
England

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 29 July 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 29 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
Hampshire -2 9 £363 +13.28%
Surrey +3 4 £425 +21.42% 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
DVB
England

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (75.00%) C
2 22 (68.75%) Linux
2 22 (68.75%) DTV
2 22 (68.75%) STB
3 19 (59.38%) Software Engineering
4 17 (53.13%) ClearCase
4 17 (53.13%) UML
5 15 (46.88%) POSIX
5 15 (46.88%) Software Architecture
6 6 (18.75%) MPEG
6 6 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (15.63%) C++
8 4 (12.50%) Streaming Video
8 4 (12.50%) Degree
9 3 (9.38%) IPTV
9 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
10 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
10 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (6.25%) Middleware
10 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
10 2 (6.25%) Oracle
10 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
10 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
10 2 (6.25%) Windows
10 2 (6.25%) Informix
10 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (6.25%) UPnP
10 2 (6.25%) Electronics

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.25%) UPnP
2 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.13%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Informix
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Embedded Software Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Broadcast Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Broadcast Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Software Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Baseband Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) POSIX
2 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.13%) Qt
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) FFmpeg
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (68.75%) DTV
1 22 (68.75%) STB
2 6 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (18.75%) MPEG
3 4 (12.50%) Streaming Video
4 3 (9.38%) IPTV
5 2 (6.25%) Video on Demand
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.13%) Interactive TV
6 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.13%) Physics
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Software Engineering
2 17 (53.13%) UML
3 15 (46.88%) Software Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Workflow
5 1 (3.13%) Scrum
5 1 (3.13%) OO
5 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.13%) Network Management
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) C
2 5 (15.63%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Perforce
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