The table below looks at the statistics for DVB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
Rank 89 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing DVB 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.070% 0.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 1.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
288 209 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.14% 15.54% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 97 124
Average daily rate £313 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

DVB
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

DVB Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

DVB
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

DVB Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

DVB
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

DVB Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

DVB
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) STB
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) POSIX
2 1 (50.00%) UPnP
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) C++

DVB
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (50.00%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) STB
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree