Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for DRM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DRM over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Digital Rights Management (DRM)
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 571 557
Rank change year-on-year -35 -14 0
Contract jobs citing DRM 33 37 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.070% 0.082% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.095% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 36
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £339 £359 £375
90th Percentile £547 £553 £650
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £62.50 - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year +42.86% - -

DRM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40998 38993 38736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.21% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29810 27960 27683
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 406 463
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.33 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.80 £50.07 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

DRM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing DRM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for DRM in London

DRM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DRM in London

DRM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DRM in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DRM in London

DRM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DRM in London

DRM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London -11 6 £393 -14.91%
Central London -2 3 £544 -
DRM
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the London region with a requirement for DRM.

1 17 (51.52%) Windows
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) Firewall
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
3 10 (30.30%) ITIL
3 10 (30.30%) Unix
4 9 (27.27%) Finance
5 8 (24.24%) Project Management
6 7 (21.21%) Hyperion
6 7 (21.21%) DNS
6 7 (21.21%) Cisco
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle
6 7 (21.21%) Information Security
6 7 (21.21%) Video on Demand
6 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (18.18%) SIEM
7 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 6 (18.18%) Degree
7 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (18.18%) CentOS
7 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
7 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (18.18%) VMware
7 6 (18.18%) CISM

DRM
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (9.09%) HFM
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
3 7 (21.21%) DNS
4 6 (18.18%) HTTP
5 5 (15.15%) DHCP
5 5 (15.15%) RTSP
6 4 (12.12%) IP Telephony
6 4 (12.12%) Kerberos
6 4 (12.12%) Multicast
6 4 (12.12%) Network Security
6 4 (12.12%) VPN
7 2 (6.06%) Internet
8 1 (3.03%) Broadband
8 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
8 1 (3.03%) LAN
8 1 (3.03%) SSL
8 1 (3.03%) WAN
8 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Smart View
2 3 (9.09%) Essbase
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Android Studio
1 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Administrator
2 5 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Virtualisation Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Broadcast Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Hyperion Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Video On Demand Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Flash
2 2 (6.06%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Android SDK
3 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.03%) JDBC
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) JSP
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) Sensu
3 1 (3.03%) Servlets
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (21.21%) Video on Demand
2 6 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (18.18%) IPTV
3 5 (15.15%) PKI
3 5 (15.15%) Video\Live Streaming
4 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.12%) MPEG
4 4 (12.12%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (6.06%) Digital TV
5 2 (6.06%) STB
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
6 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) Unix
4 6 (18.18%) CentOS
5 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.06%) Android
6 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Project Management
4 7 (21.21%) Information Security
5 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
5 6 (18.18%) SIEM
5 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (15.15%) Analytical Thinking
6 5 (15.15%) Creative Thinking
7 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
7 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (12.12%) Time Management
7 4 (12.12%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (6.06%) DevOps
9 2 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) CISM
1 6 (18.18%) CISSP
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CBAP
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) IIBA
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) OCP
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.03%) Docker
4 1 (3.03%) KVM
4 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Grafana
2 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.03%) logstash
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco
1 7 (21.21%) Hyperion
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Juniper
4 4 (12.12%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) CA
6 2 (6.06%) Apple
7 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
7 1 (3.03%) SAP
7 1 (3.03%) Splunk