The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West 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
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 139 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +15
Contract jobs citing PDA 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 1.19% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
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- £120 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -56.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £153 £220
% change year-on-year
-27.86% -30.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% -21.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-24.63% +38.00%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
603 419 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.80% 19.52% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 244 288
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 32 51
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -53.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
PDA
England

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PDA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PDA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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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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
Bristol - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
PDA
England

PDA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
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