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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Rank 617 637 621
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs citing DAB 4 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.013% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.053% 0.088% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £323
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.25 -

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
7522 7923 8209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.11% 14.35% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4548 4651 4687
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 475 440
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.62 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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 5 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 8 December 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 +20 4 - - 5
South East +36 3 - - 2
Hampshire +25 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - - 1

DAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) Network Management
3 3 (33.33%) Boundary Protection
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) Brocade
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Debian
5 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (11.11%) DWDM
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) DWDM
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) Skype
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Designer
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Designer
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
1 1 (11.11%) Debian
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Boundary Protection
1 3 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCDP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) CFEngine
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Brocade
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) WorldPay
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