The table below looks at the statistics for DAB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DAB over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Rank 624 632 616
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing DAB 14 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.020% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 12
Median daily rate £425 £326 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.36% +49.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £295 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £490 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £499 £310 £184
% change year-on-year
+60.88% +68.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median 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
8693 8075 7383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.26% 14.38% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5261 4522 3965
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 488 404
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

DAB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DAB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DAB within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

DAB Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DAB within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 14 £425 +30.36% 3
West Midlands - 10 - - 2
Solihull - 10 - -
Hampshire +1 1 £585 +88.70%
South East -1 1 £585 +88.70%
London -10 1 £425 -5.55%
North West - 1 £413 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Bury - 1 £413 -
Poole - 1 - -
Gosport - 1 £585 -
Manchester - 1 £413 -
South West - 1 - -

DAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DAB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DAB.

1 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) Citrix
2 11 (57.89%) NetScaler
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco
4 8 (42.11%) Wireless
5 5 (26.32%) VoIP
5 5 (26.32%) Network Design
6 4 (21.05%) CCNP
6 4 (21.05%) CCNA
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (15.79%) Marketing
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (10.53%) Presales
8 2 (10.53%) Aruba
8 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (10.53%) Military
8 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.53%) Juniper
8 2 (10.53%) Linux
9 1 (5.26%) UML
9 1 (5.26%) Python
9 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth
9 1 (5.26%) GPRS
9 1 (5.26%) GSM
9 1 (5.26%) LAN
9 1 (5.26%) UMTS
9 1 (5.26%) C
9 1 (5.26%) C++
9 1 (5.26%) Perl

DAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) NetScaler
2 8 (42.11%) Wireless
3 5 (26.32%) VoIP
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) 4G
5 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth
5 1 (5.26%) GPRS
5 1 (5.26%) GSM
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) NFC
5 1 (5.26%) OFDM
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) UMTS
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.26%) Redis
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Military
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Presales Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
1 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) CentOS
2 1 (5.26%) Debian
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Network Design
2 2 (10.53%) Presales
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Product Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) UML
3 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) PHP
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) Ruby
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
1 13 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
2 4 (21.05%) CCNP
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) CFEngine
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Citrix
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Aruba
3 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) HP