The table below looks at the statistics for DAB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DAB over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Rank 635 630 617
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing DAB 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.009% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.059% 0.061% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate £585 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £585 £425 £259
% change year-on-year
+37.64% +64.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8540 8244 7307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.29% 14.79% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5165 4488 3859
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 445 405
Average hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

DAB
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DAB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DAB
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DAB within the UK.

DAB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DAB
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DAB within the UK.

DAB Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DAB
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DAB within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -22 5 £585 +37.64% 6
South East -13 2 £585 - 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Gosport - 2 £585 -
Hampshire - 2 £585 -
Solihull - 2 - - 1
South West - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Poole - 1 - - 1

DAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
3 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (20.00%) Marketing
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
5 2 (13.33%) Nokia
5 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 2 (13.33%) Huawei
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Military
5 2 (13.33%) Presales
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) Aruba
6 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
6 1 (6.67%) 4G
6 1 (6.67%) Arqiva
6 1 (6.67%) Network Design
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering

DAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (6.67%) MTS
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Wireless
2 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) 4G
4 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
4 1 (6.67%) GPRS
4 1 (6.67%) GSM
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) NFC
4 1 (6.67%) OFDM
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) UMTS
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Military
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Electrical Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) IT Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Junior
2 4 (26.67%) Junior Electrical Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Junior IT Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Junior Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Presales
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Product Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) APMP
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Aruba
2 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
2 2 (13.33%) Huawei
2 2 (13.33%) Juniper
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Nokia
3 1 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Arqiva
3 1 (6.67%) BT
3 1 (6.67%) HP
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