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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Rank 228 228 218
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing DAB 10 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.024% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.13% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£190 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% -
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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1699 1553 2032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.52% 18.34% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 670 573
Average daily rate £338 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 132 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £14.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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
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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DAB within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Buckinghamshire - 4 £177 -
DAB
England

DAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) Document Management
2 6 (42.86%) Resource Management
2 6 (42.86%) QA
2 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (42.86%) ISO 9000
2 6 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Change Management
2 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) 4G
4 4 (28.57%) Smart Meter
4 4 (28.57%) SSL
4 4 (28.57%) IPv6
4 4 (28.57%) HTTP
4 4 (28.57%) WAP
4 4 (28.57%) GPRS
4 4 (28.57%) GSM
4 4 (28.57%) WML
4 4 (28.57%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) DTV
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) UMTS
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (14.29%) LTE

DAB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) 4G
2 4 (28.57%) HTTP
2 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 4 (28.57%) IPv6
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) GPRS
2 4 (28.57%) GSM
3 3 (21.43%) UMTS
4 2 (14.29%) TACACS
4 2 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (14.29%) LTE
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) DVB
5 1 (7.14%) VoLTE
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Coordinator
3 3 (21.43%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (21.43%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Baseband Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) WML
1 4 (28.57%) XML
1 4 (28.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Smart Meter
2 3 (21.43%) DTV
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) MPEG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Change Management
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
1 6 (42.86%) Document Management
1 6 (42.86%) Resource Management
2 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO 9000
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft