The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for DVB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DVB over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB)
North West / Manchester
Rank - 105 -
Contract jobs citing DVB 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.056% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £368 £313
% change year-on-year -4.76% +17.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +18.75%  

DVB is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 202 248 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.26% 13.82% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 133 116
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 12
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.30 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.40% -16.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

DVB
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing DVB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DVB in Manchester

DVB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DVB in Manchester