The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
UK
Rank 583 586 578
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing DRM 17 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.063% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.077% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 12
Median daily rate £440 £480 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +35.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £450 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £630 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £480 £381
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +25.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36851 41553 39200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.17% 81.71% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24406 26875 25353
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1218 1044
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DRM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DRM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DRM within the UK.

DRM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DRM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DRM within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

DRM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DRM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DRM within the UK.

DRM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DRM
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 16 £445 -7.29% 9
London -9 7 £575 +15.00% 3
North West +23 6 £425 - 1
South East +21 3 £450 -6.25%
City of London -11 3 £575 -23.33% 1
Macclesfield - 3 £440 -
Cheshire - 3 £440 - 1
Berkshire +9 2 - -
Manchester +15 1 - -
Hampshire +7 1 £450 -6.25%

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DRM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DRM.

1 29 (63.04%) Finance
2 24 (52.17%) Hyperion
3 19 (41.30%) Essbase
4 15 (32.61%) Hyperion Planning
5 14 (30.43%) Oracle
6 13 (28.26%) ETL
7 12 (26.09%) HFM
8 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.39%) Video on Demand
10 5 (10.87%) Data Quality
10 5 (10.87%) Nagra
10 5 (10.87%) Master Data Management
10 5 (10.87%) Data Management
10 5 (10.87%) Change Management
10 5 (10.87%) ERP
10 5 (10.87%) SQL
10 5 (10.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.87%) CA
11 4 (8.70%) SOA
11 4 (8.70%) HP
11 4 (8.70%) Linux
11 4 (8.70%) Scrum
11 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (8.70%) Hyperion Smart View
11 4 (8.70%) REST
11 4 (8.70%) Data Integration
11 4 (8.70%) IPTV
12 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
12 3 (6.52%) MDX

DRM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) CMS
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Hyperion Planning
2 12 (26.09%) HFM
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (2.17%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Route 53
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Multicast
2 2 (4.35%) 802.11
2 2 (4.35%) DHCP
2 2 (4.35%) DLNA
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) DVB
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) IGMP
2 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.35%) IPv4
2 2 (4.35%) IPv6
2 2 (4.35%) PPP
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) UPnP
3 1 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) RTP
3 1 (2.17%) Skype
3 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) Essbase
2 4 (8.70%) Hyperion Smart View
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) DataStage
4 1 (2.17%) DB2
4 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.17%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.17%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.17%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Calabash
3 1 (2.17%) ERwin
3 1 (2.17%) Hudson
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.17%) Robotium
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (63.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Games
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Hyperion Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Hyperion Support
3 11 (23.91%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Support Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Support Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Essbase Support
5 5 (10.87%) Hyperion Planning Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Essbase Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Hyperion Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Hyperion Essbase Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) REST
2 3 (6.52%) HEVC
2 3 (6.52%) MDX
2 3 (6.52%) PlayReady
2 3 (6.52%) Widevine
2 3 (6.52%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 2 (4.35%) OpenEmbedded
3 2 (4.35%) OpenGL
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) WebKit
3 2 (4.35%) Yocto
4 1 (2.17%) LAMP
4 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Video on Demand
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Data Integration
2 4 (8.70%) IPTV
3 3 (6.52%) MPEG
3 3 (6.52%) STB
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.35%) Digital TV
5 1 (2.17%) Streaming Media
5 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) ETL
2 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.87%) Change Management
3 5 (10.87%) Data Management
3 5 (10.87%) ERP
3 5 (10.87%) Master Data Management
4 4 (8.70%) Scrum
4 4 (8.70%) SOA
5 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.52%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (6.52%) Quality Management
5 3 (6.52%) Scalability Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Video Content Ingestion
6 2 (4.35%) Broadcast Engineering
6 2 (4.35%) Security Architecture
6 2 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C
2 3 (6.52%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) C++
3 2 (4.35%) Embedded C++
3 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) CISM
1 2 (4.35%) CISSP
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
1 2 (4.35%) MCSA
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) Data Quality
1 5 (10.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.52%) SLA
3 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Nagios
1 3 (6.52%) TeMIP
2 1 (2.17%) Control-M
2 1 (2.17%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Hyperion
2 14 (30.43%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) CA
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) Nagra
4 4 (8.70%) HP
5 3 (6.52%) Splunk
5 3 (6.52%) Tektronix
6 2 (4.35%) Conax
6 2 (4.35%) SAP
6 2 (4.35%) Verimatrix
7 1 (2.17%) Cognos
7 1 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) Informatica
7 1 (2.17%) Mercator
7 1 (2.17%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.17%) Veracode
7 1 (2.17%) VMware
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