The table below looks at the statistics for DAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DAB over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Rank - - 50
Contract jobs citing DAB 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £340 £255
% change year-on-year
-40.44% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
97 96 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.88% 20.92% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 36 51
Average daily rate £338 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £145 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 6
Average hourly rate £26.75 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.25 £32.14 £29.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

DAB
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DAB across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DAB Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

DAB
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

DAB Daily Rate Trend in Essex