The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited STB over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Set-Top Box (STB)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 96 124 134
Rank change year-on-year +28 +10  
Contract jobs citing STB 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.081% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £270 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.62% -30.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -10.32% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +66.66%  

STB is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 538 648 768
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.67% 26.33% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 338 377
Median daily rate £425 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £258 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £29.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.27% +68.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.88 £63.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing STB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for STB in Berkshire

STB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing STB in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for STB in Berkshire

STB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STB in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for STB in Berkshire

STB
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STB within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Slough - 1 - -
STB
South East

STB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing STB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for STB.

1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
1 5 (71.43%) IPTV
2 4 (57.14%) Huawei
2 4 (57.14%) VLAN
2 4 (57.14%) VPLS
2 4 (57.14%) IGMP
2 4 (57.14%) JNCIA
2 4 (57.14%) Frame Relay
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) ATM
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) FTP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) SNMP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) IPv4
2 4 (57.14%) IPv6
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) CCIP
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) ICMP

STB
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) ATM
1 4 (57.14%) BGP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Frame Relay
1 4 (57.14%) FTP
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
1 4 (57.14%) ICMP
1 4 (57.14%) IGMP
1 4 (57.14%) IPv4
1 4 (57.14%) IPv6
1 4 (57.14%) MPLS
1 4 (57.14%) OSPF
1 4 (57.14%) RSVP
1 4 (57.14%) SNMP
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
1 4 (57.14%) VLAN
1 4 (57.14%) VPLS
1 4 (57.14%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
2 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C/C++ Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) IPTV
2 4 (57.14%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (57.14%) Video on Demand
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Digital TV
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCIP
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) JNCIA
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Huawei
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft