The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DTV in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DTV over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Television (DTV)
Rank 110 115 96
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing DTV 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.085% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 0.33% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £305 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £345 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.79% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -43.75%
DTV
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
687 602 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.67% 25.67% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 281 172
Average daily rate £359 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 51 49
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

DTV
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DTV across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

DTV Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DTV
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

DTV Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DTV
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DTV across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

DTV Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

DTV
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

DTV Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DTV
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DTV within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
Birmingham -3 4 £293 -16.42%
Wolverhampton - 1 £315 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
DTV
England

DTV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing DTV 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 DTV.

1 10 (100.00%) SAP
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Electronics
1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 10 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 10 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 10 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 10 (100.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) NHS
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) MapReduce

DTV
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing DTV 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 DTV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 10 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) IPsec
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Sqoop
General
1 10 (100.00%) Electronics
1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 10 (100.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Clinical Coder
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) NHS Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Service Design Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 10 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) Verint
3 1 (10.00%) Nortel
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya