The first table below looks at the demand for DAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DAB over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Rank 246 236 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing DAB 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.012% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.062% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £259 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £259 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-26.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1714 1622 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.70% 19.38% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 663 712
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 156 177
Average hourly rate £21.61 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
DAB
England

DAB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DAB Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DAB
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DAB Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DAB
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DAB across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

DAB Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

DAB
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

DAB Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DAB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 9000
2 2 (40.00%) DVB
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) DTV
3 1 (20.00%) MPEG
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control

DAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DVB
General
1 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Coordinator
1 2 (40.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Baseband Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
1 1 (20.00%) MPEG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Document Management
1 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco