The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PDA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.20% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £325 £150
% change year-on-year
-18.46% +116.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -12.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
129 108 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.54% 32.53% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 68 66
Average daily rate £400 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +108.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

PDA Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

PDA
Top 8 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (80.00%) SLA
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Entry

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Junior
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft