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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 249 221 233
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Contract jobs citing DVB 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.082% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.75
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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
1881 1412 1715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.12% 16.55% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 656 697
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 96 176
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 -15 6 £345 -
Middlesex - 2 £285 -
Surrey - - - -
DVB
England

DVB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (52.73%) DTV
2 23 (41.82%) Linux
3 22 (40.00%) C
3 22 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 21 (38.18%) STB
5 20 (36.36%) MPEG
6 18 (32.73%) UML
7 17 (30.91%) ClearCase
8 15 (27.27%) POSIX
9 14 (25.45%) Software Architecture
10 12 (21.82%) IPTV
11 11 (20.00%) C++
12 10 (18.18%) Degree
13 9 (16.36%) Embedded C
14 8 (14.55%) Electronics
15 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
15 7 (12.73%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (12.73%) Windows
15 7 (12.73%) HTML
16 6 (10.91%) Ericsson
16 6 (10.91%) Project Management
16 6 (10.91%) Embedded Software Development
16 6 (10.91%) Tandberg
17 5 (9.09%) Java
18 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
18 4 (7.27%) Web Services
18 4 (7.27%) XML
18 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
18 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
18 4 (7.27%) Telecoms

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (7.27%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.45%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) Telnet
2 3 (5.45%) Wireless
2 3 (5.45%) UPnP
3 2 (3.64%) RTSP
3 2 (3.64%) RTP
3 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 2 (3.64%) Multicast
4 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Informix
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (14.55%) Electronics
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Software Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Software Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Broadcast Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Embedded Software Developer
7 7 (12.73%) Systems Support Engineer
7 7 (12.73%) Systems Support
8 4 (7.27%) Android Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Tester
10 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.64%) Embedded C Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Technical Manager
10 2 (3.64%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) POSIX
2 7 (12.73%) HTML
3 4 (7.27%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) XML
3 4 (7.27%) JNI
4 3 (5.45%) CSS
4 3 (5.45%) HTML5
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.64%) Middleware
6 1 (1.82%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 29 (52.73%) DTV
2 21 (38.18%) STB
3 20 (36.36%) MPEG
4 12 (21.82%) IPTV
5 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
5 7 (12.73%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.27%) Physics
7 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (5.45%) Video on Demand
8 2 (3.64%) Streaming Media
8 2 (3.64%) Interactive TV
8 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.64%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.82%) VHDL
9 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.82%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Windows
3 4 (7.27%) Android
4 3 (5.45%) UNIX
5 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (32.73%) UML
3 14 (25.45%) Software Architecture
4 6 (10.91%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (10.91%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Android Development
6 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.64%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.64%) Line Management
8 1 (1.82%) Workflow
8 1 (1.82%) Scrum
8 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.82%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) C
2 11 (20.00%) C++
3 9 (16.36%) Embedded C
4 5 (9.09%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.45%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) HND
3 2 (3.64%) CCNA
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) PhD
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Ericsson
1 6 (10.91%) Tandberg
2 2 (3.64%) Perforce
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco