The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 55 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DVB 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.24% - 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£315 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
75 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.03% 10.17% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 8
Average daily rate £400 £292 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.22% +29.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £165 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 10
Average hourly rate £13.75 £14.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -56.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.94 £15.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

DVB
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (100.00%) MPEG
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Informix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Informix
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Broadcast Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) MPEG
2 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle