The table below looks at the statistics for DAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DAB over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Rank 627 614 592
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Contract jobs citing DAB 8 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.028% 0.029%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 10
Median daily rate £419 £326 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.45% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £295 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £405 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £313 £203
% change year-on-year
+32.00% +54.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.50 -
DAB
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7887 7492 7543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.66% 14.14% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4879 4355 4121
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 468 428
Median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £47.83 £43.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

DAB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DAB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DAB Jobs Demand Trend in England

DAB
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DAB Daily Rate Trend in England

DAB
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DAB Hourly Rate Trend in England

DAB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DAB within the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Midlands - 5 - -
London -13 2 £425 +3.03%
North West - 1 £413 -
DAB
UK

DAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DAB 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 England region with a requirement for DAB.

1 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 11 (61.11%) Citrix
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco
5 9 (50.00%) Wireless
6 6 (33.33%) VoIP
7 5 (27.78%) Network Design
8 4 (22.22%) CCNP
8 4 (22.22%) CCNA
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (16.67%) Juniper
9 3 (16.67%) Marketing
10 2 (11.11%) Decision Quality
10 2 (11.11%) Aruba
10 2 (11.11%) Presales
10 2 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (11.11%) Military
10 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
10 2 (11.11%) Linux
11 1 (5.56%) UML
11 1 (5.56%) Python
11 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
11 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
11 1 (5.56%) LAN
11 1 (5.56%) WAN
11 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
11 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
11 1 (5.56%) C

DAB
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 9 (50.00%) Wireless
3 6 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) NFC
5 1 (5.56%) OFDM
5 1 (5.56%) Skype
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Redis
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Military
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Designer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Presales Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) PMO Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Presales Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Debian
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Design
2 2 (11.11%) Decision Quality
2 2 (11.11%) Presales
2 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Product Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) UML
3 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) C++
1 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) PHP
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) CCNA
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) CFEngine
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Citrix
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) Aruba
5 1 (5.56%) Brocade
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) WorldPay