Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DAB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DAB over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 844 846
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -39
Contract jobs citing DAB 23 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.011% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.073% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
England median daily rate £400 £419 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +28.45% -2.69%
10th Percentile £259 £384 £288
90th Percentile £470 £443 £450
UK median daily rate £400 £419 £326
% change year-on-year -4.48% +28.45% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK median hourly rate - - £10.50

DAB is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13087 15019 14657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.80% 15.40% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8031 9134 8599
England median daily rate £403 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £188 £221 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 763 950
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.43% +12.25% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.33 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

DAB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DAB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for DAB in England

DAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DAB in England

DAB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DAB in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DAB in England

DAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DAB in England

DAB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DAB within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
South East +20 18 £400 - 1
Midlands +28 3 £450 - 2
North of England +57 1 £85 -79.39% 2
North West +29 1 £85 -79.39% 2
West Midlands +15 1 £375 - 1
South West - 1 - -
DAB
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DAB 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 England region with a requirement for DAB.

1 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
2 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
3 10 (43.48%) WAN
3 10 (43.48%) Programme Management
4 9 (39.13%) Migration
4 9 (39.13%) Firewall
4 9 (39.13%) Wireless
4 9 (39.13%) LAN
5 8 (34.78%) DNS
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco
5 8 (34.78%) Citrix
5 8 (34.78%) Juniper
5 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
5 8 (34.78%) Network Design
5 8 (34.78%) NX-OS
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (13.04%) Fujitsu
7 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.70%) COBIT
7 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) PMO
7 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
7 2 (8.70%) Logistics
7 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (8.70%) ISEB

DAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) WAN
2 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) LAN
2 9 (39.13%) Wireless
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (34.78%) DNS
3 8 (34.78%) NX-OS
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Architect
2 10 (43.48%) Network Architect
3 8 (34.78%) Domain Architect
4 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Software Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Network Designer
6 1 (4.35%) PC Build Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) PC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Programme Management
2 9 (39.13%) Migration
3 8 (34.78%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Logistics
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) Break/Fix
5 1 (4.35%) Business Development
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Microservices
5 1 (4.35%) Multichannel Retail
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Project Governance
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
2 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) APMP
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) COBIT
1 2 (8.70%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco
1 8 (34.78%) Citrix
1 8 (34.78%) Juniper
2 3 (13.04%) Fujitsu
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle