The first table below looks at the demand for DAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DAB over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Rank 395 401 408
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing DAB 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.11% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £340 £275
% change year-on-year
-44.11% +23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2805 2812 3596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.08% 11.60% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1745 1769 2080
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 110 169
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
DAB
England

DAB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

DAB Jobs Demand Trend in London

DAB
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DAB Daily Rate Trend in London

DAB
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DAB across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

DAB Daily Rate Histogram in London

DAB
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

DAB Hourly Rate Trend in London

DAB
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DAB within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 - - 2
DAB
England

DAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DAB 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 DAB.

1 7 (58.33%) OO
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) W3C
1 7 (58.33%) HTML5
1 7 (58.33%) CSS3
2 5 (41.67%) Node.js
2 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) SCCM
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) XenApp
4 3 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp

DAB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DAB 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 DAB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) Node.js
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) OSPF
2 1 (8.33%) BGP
2 1 (8.33%) IPsec
2 1 (8.33%) 4G
2 1 (8.33%) HSRP
2 1 (8.33%) GPRS
2 1 (8.33%) GSM
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) UMTS
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) RIP
2 1 (8.33%) SNMP
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JSUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) HTML5
1 7 (58.33%) CSS3
2 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (16.67%) Ember.js
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) WAP
4 1 (8.33%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) W3C
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (25.00%) XenApp
1 3 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix
1 3 (25.00%) NetApp
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
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