The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - - 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £325 £150
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +116.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -12.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
120 89 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 36.92% 28.08% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 50 31
Average daily rate £350 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £362 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 6
Average hourly rate £21.58 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.87% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £11.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £20.00 £23.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

PDA
Top 11 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PDA.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft