The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 124
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £248 £135
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +83.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.75 £13.75
PDA
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
947 944 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.73% 29.92% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 611 449
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 58 44
Median hourly rate £13.81 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.94 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

PDA Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for PDA.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Peregrine
1 1 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WebEx
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Bomgar
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Peregrine
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy