The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 59
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - - 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £101
UK excluding London average daily rate £135 £328 £270
% change year-on-year
-58.87% +21.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-15.27% +21.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
166 137 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.55% 18.22% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 67 56
Average daily rate £376 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £12.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £19.80 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

PDA Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) Unicenter
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CA