The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA 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 PDA 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 terms in our Miscellaneous 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
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 246 223 238
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing PDA 4 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.17% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.90% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £350 £140 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £351 £288
% change year-on-year
-39.50% +22.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.21% +23.33%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2066 1562 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 18.66% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 730 919
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 159 198
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
PDA
England

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PDA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PDA
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 PDA within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -17 4 £350 - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (37.50%) Smartphone
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (37.50%) 3G
4 3 (37.50%) Broadband
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Remedy
5 2 (25.00%) Motorola
5 2 (25.00%) Windows CE
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Compact Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007

PDA
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 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (37.50%) 3G
2 3 (37.50%) Broadband
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
1 3 (37.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
4 2 (25.00%) Windows CE
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) Motorola
3 1 (12.50%) CA
Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 13 days ago
Redhill
Premier Group
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 28 days ago