Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term STB in contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited STB over the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Set-Top Box (STB)
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - +33 -2
Contract jobs citing STB 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.39% - 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Middlesex median daily rate £275 - £388
10th Percentile £262 - £369
90th Percentile £288 - £406
South East median daily rate £250 £360 £366
% change year-on-year -30.56% -1.57% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00

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

All Generic IT Skills
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 85 107 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 32.82% 29.48% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 64 66
Middlesex median daily rate £420 £398 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.53% +0.76% +5.33%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £488 £540 £494
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +33.33% +125.00%
10th Percentile £30.50 £31.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.50 £41.30 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -14.89% +23.49% +12.87%

STB
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

Job postings citing STB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Middlesex.

Job vacancy trend for STB in Middlesex

STB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for STB in Middlesex

STB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for STB in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for STB.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) DRM
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Video on Demand
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Customer-Centricity

STB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Customer-Centricity
1 1 (100.00%) DRM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle