The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
England / South East
Rank 250 255 270
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15  
Contract jobs citing DRM 3 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.038% 0.11% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.13% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £480 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £480 £513
% change year-on-year +5.72% -6.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6361 7494 7901
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.26% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3684 4608 4336
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 286
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

DRM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

DRM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DRM in the South East

DRM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DRM in the South East

DRM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire +30 3 - - 1
DRM
England

DRM
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region with a requirement for DRM.

1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (40.00%) Hyperion
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Essbase
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) HFM
2 2 (40.00%) IPTV
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Smart View
2 2 (40.00%) Video Content Ingestion
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (40.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) HFM
1 2 (40.00%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Essbase
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Smart View
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Hyperion Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) IPTV
1 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
1 2 (40.00%) Video Content Ingestion
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
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