The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - 128 131
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.039% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.19% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £328 £270
% change year-on-year
-63.44% +21.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-15.27% +21.00%
PDA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
534 530 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.00% 20.90% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 266 249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 23
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -51.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.68 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £38.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PDA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PDA across the Berkshire region.

PDA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PDA across the Berkshire region.

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PDA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - - - - 1
PDA
South East