Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 375 391
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16 -19
Contract jobs citing DRM 12 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.071% 0.024% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.029% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
South East median daily rate £500 £400 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -33.33% +84.62%
10th Percentile £360 £305 £575
90th Percentile £615 £400 £625
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13922 13735 15731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.74% 82.52% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8340 8261 9392
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 557 611
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% -2.26% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

DRM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DRM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DRM in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DRM in the South East

DRM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 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
Hampshire - 10 £500 - 3
Berkshire +9 1 £650 +126.09%
Thames Valley -7 1 £650 +126.09%
Middlesex - 1 £275 -
DRM
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for DRM.

1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (41.67%) SAP
1 5 (41.67%) ETL
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (41.67%) Data Management
1 5 (41.67%) Data Conversion
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Data Architecture
1 5 (41.67%) Video on Demand
1 5 (41.67%) Information Architecture
1 5 (41.67%) SAP Data Services
1 5 (41.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 5 (41.67%) OpenStack
1 5 (41.67%) Sensu
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
1 5 (41.67%) CRUD
1 5 (41.67%) IFS
1 5 (41.67%) Data Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (33.33%) Grafana
2 4 (33.33%) Splunk
2 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (33.33%) CentOS
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) SQL

DRM
Co-occurring 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 5 (41.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DVB
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) Couchbase
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Data Architect
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Broadcast Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Splunk Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Sensu
2 4 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) RAML
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (41.67%) Video on Demand
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) CRUD
1 5 (41.67%) Data Architecture
1 5 (41.67%) Data Conversion
1 5 (41.67%) Data Management
1 5 (41.67%) Data Strategy
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
1 5 (41.67%) ETL
1 5 (41.67%) Information Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) PHP
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
1 3 (25.00%) KVM
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Grafana
2 3 (25.00%) Ansible
2 3 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (25.00%) logstash
2 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) IFS
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) SAP
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) Splunk
3 3 (25.00%) SaltStack
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) CA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Sun