The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £135 £201
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -32.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
PDA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
106 212 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.45% 26.11% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 137 81
Median daily rate £385 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.68% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing PDA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

PDA Daily Rate Trend in Wales

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

PDA
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for PDA.

1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun