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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DVB 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.37% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
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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 Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.29% 11.71% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 24 10
Average daily rate £345 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) MPEG
2 2 (40.00%) STB
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (40.00%) UPnP
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) POSIX
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) DTV

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Support
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) MPEG
2 2 (40.00%) STB
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree