The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 102 95 104
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing PDA 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.059% 0.067% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £103
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £333 £270
% change year-on-year
-45.98% +23.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £9.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+88.88% -28.00%
PDA
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
442 365 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.23% 24.53% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 198 229
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 29
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.81 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.50 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

PDA Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

PDA
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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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
Bradford - - - -
PDA
Yorkshire

PDA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Sysprep
2 2 (66.67%) Acronis
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) RTSP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) MSI
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) RTSP
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) Acronis
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago