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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 256 225 217
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -8
Contract jobs citing DVB 9 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.63% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.07% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
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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
1988 1595 1566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.20% 17.63% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 661 610
Average daily rate £340 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 142 154
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (66.67%) MPEG
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) STB
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) DTV
4 6 (33.33%) C
4 6 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (27.78%) Embedded C
5 5 (27.78%) IPTV
6 4 (22.22%) VLAN
6 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) MySQL
7 3 (16.67%) UML
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) Electronics
7 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
8 2 (11.11%) Physics
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) Tandberg
8 2 (11.11%) Device Driver

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Broadcast Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) WebKit
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) MPEG
2 9 (50.00%) STB
3 8 (44.44%) DTV
4 5 (27.78%) IPTV
5 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.11%) Device Driver
7 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 2 (11.11%) Physics
8 1 (5.56%) Open Source
8 1 (5.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C
1 6 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) Embedded C
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) Ericsson
2 2 (11.11%) Tandberg
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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