The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - 115 -
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.089% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.46% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +12.90%
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 Hampshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
611 654 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.37% 29.26% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 384 360
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 29
Average hourly rate £38.50 £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.11% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

PDA Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

PDA
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris