The first 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - 88 -
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.076% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £351 £300
% change year-on-year
-21.70% +17.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.21% +23.33%
Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
356 260 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.67% 19.65% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 141 140
Average daily rate £325 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 17
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.50 £23.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
PDA
Yorkshire

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft