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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 67 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PDA 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.15% - 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% - 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £135 £201
% change year-on-year
+96.29% -32.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
PDA
Buckinghamshire

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
219 315 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.78% 39.87% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 154 128
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £262 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% +220.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £40.00 £19.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing PDA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for PDA.

1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) IPX
1 1 (50.00%) NetWare
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Novell
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) IPX
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) NetWare
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) Novell