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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 409 387
Rank change year-on-year +6 -22  
Contract jobs citing DRM 21 18 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.083% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.097% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 28
Median daily rate £521 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.25% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £409 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £608 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £400 £518
% change year-on-year +27.50% -22.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +172.72%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 18040 18590 18928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.66% 85.36% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12911 13593 13436
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 157 253
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £46.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

DRM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing DRM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Brentford - 1 - -
DRM
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 17 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (36.36%) Oracle
4 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
5 13 (29.55%) Video on Demand
5 13 (29.55%) SSL
6 12 (27.27%) Windows
6 12 (27.27%) Linux
6 12 (27.27%) SOA
6 12 (27.27%) Oracle ODI
7 11 (25.00%) DevOps
7 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (22.73%) Unix
8 10 (22.73%) Migration
8 10 (22.73%) Kronos
8 10 (22.73%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 10 (22.73%) IPsec
8 10 (22.73%) Oracle CX
8 10 (22.73%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 10 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (22.73%) Degree
8 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
9 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (20.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (18.18%) PaaS
10 8 (18.18%) Data Migration
10 8 (18.18%) C
11 7 (15.91%) Cisco

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 10 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (13.64%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.36%) CMS
3 5 (11.36%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) LiveCycle
5 1 (2.27%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 2 (4.55%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.27%) HFM
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (2.27%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle CX
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (18.18%) PaaS
4 7 (15.91%) IaaS
4 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (11.36%) Office 365
6 3 (6.82%) GitHub
7 2 (4.55%) SaaS
8 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.27%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) SSL
2 10 (22.73%) IPsec
3 6 (13.64%) DNS
3 6 (13.64%) Firewall
3 6 (13.64%) HTTP
3 6 (13.64%) Internet
3 6 (13.64%) VPN
4 5 (11.36%) Broadband
4 5 (11.36%) DHCP
4 5 (11.36%) Ethernet
4 5 (11.36%) Multicast
4 5 (11.36%) RTSP
4 5 (11.36%) SNMP
5 4 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 4 (9.09%) Kerberos
5 4 (9.09%) Network Security
5 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.55%) WAN
7 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) Essbase
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.27%) Android Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Electronics
2 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Architect
2 8 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Administrator
3 6 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Integration Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Virtualisation Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Broadcast Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.55%) Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Video On Demand Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Flash
1 5 (11.36%) Middleware
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.55%) PHP-FPM
3 2 (4.55%) Sass
4 1 (2.27%) Android SDK
4 1 (2.27%) Django
4 1 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.27%) Flask
4 1 (2.27%) JDBC
4 1 (2.27%) JSP
4 1 (2.27%) OCX
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.27%) Sensu
4 1 (2.27%) Servlets
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
3 13 (29.55%) Video on Demand
4 7 (15.91%) Cloud Native
4 7 (15.91%) IPTV
5 6 (13.64%) Digital TV
5 6 (13.64%) Over-the-Top Content
5 6 (13.64%) Streaming Video
5 6 (13.64%) Virtual Team
6 5 (11.36%) MPEG
6 5 (11.36%) PKI
6 5 (11.36%) STB
7 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
8 2 (4.55%) User Experience
9 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
9 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
9 1 (2.27%) Fintech
9 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
9 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
9 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Unix
3 6 (13.64%) CentOS
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.27%) VMS
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) SOA
3 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (25.00%) DevOps
4 10 (22.73%) Migration
5 9 (20.45%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 7 (15.91%) Project Management
7 7 (15.91%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (13.64%) B2C
8 6 (13.64%) Document Management
8 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.36%) ERP
9 5 (11.36%) IT Strategy
10 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
10 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (9.09%) ITIL
10 4 (9.09%) Time Management
10 4 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) C
2 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
3 5 (11.36%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) PHP
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) PHP 5
5 2 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) Master's Degree
2 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) OCP
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.55%) Docker
4 1 (2.27%) KVM
4 1 (2.27%) Xen
4 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
1 1 (2.27%) Grafana
1 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.27%) logstash
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Oracle
2 10 (22.73%) Kronos
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco
4 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.64%) VMware
5 5 (11.36%) Juniper
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (6.82%) CA
7 3 (6.82%) Hyperion
8 2 (4.55%) Adobe
9 1 (2.27%) Anaplan
9 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.27%) Citrix
9 1 (2.27%) Cognos
9 1 (2.27%) Google
9 1 (2.27%) SaltStack
9 1 (2.27%) SAP
9 1 (2.27%) Splunk