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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DAB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £363 £444
% change year-on-year
-24.13% -18.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 - -
DAB
East of England

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
74 79 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.96% 18.37% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 39
Average daily rate £438 £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £195 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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