Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 210 193
Rank change year-on-year +12 -17 -
Contract jobs citing PDA 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.039% 0.058% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.18% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
East of England median daily rate £158 £138 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.54% - -
England median daily rate £160 £225 £240
% change year-on-year -28.89% -6.25% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £20.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +31.25% -16.88% +40.00%

PDA is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,638 1,703 1,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.89% 32.88% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 980 913
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £206 £190 £186
90th Percentile £600 £569 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 112 130
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.19 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.99% -38.10% +37.08%
10th Percentile £13.09 £11.00 £13.97
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.80% - +5.26%

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing PDA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for PDA in the East of England

PDA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PDA in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for PDA in the East of England

PDA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDA in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PDA in the East of England

PDA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the East of England region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +1 2 £158 -
PDA
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for PDA.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Android

PDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory