The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for DAB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DAB over the 3 months to 28 March 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)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 263 270
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7  
Contract jobs citing DAB 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.077% 0.043% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.20% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £464 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £300 £425
% change year-on-year +54.50% -29.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DAB is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1466 2035 2053
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.71% 21.94% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1132 995
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 106 105
Median hourly rate £19.56 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.28% +13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

DAB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing DAB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DAB in the South East

DAB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DAB in the South East

DAB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DAB in the South East

DAB
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DAB within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +15 6 £464 -20.76%
DAB
England

DAB
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South East region with a requirement for DAB.

1 14 (100.00%) WAN
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) MS Office
3 11 (78.57%) Forcepoint
3 11 (78.57%) Network Management
4 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
5 9 (64.29%) Boundary Protection
6 6 (42.86%) LAN
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 3 (21.43%) Network Security
9 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
10 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
10 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
10 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
10 1 (7.14%) Brocade
10 1 (7.14%) VLAN
10 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (7.14%) Juniper
10 1 (7.14%) DWDM
10 1 (7.14%) OSPF
10 1 (7.14%) BGP
10 1 (7.14%) Firewall
10 1 (7.14%) VMware
10 1 (7.14%) Cisco
10 1 (7.14%) CCNP

DAB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DWDM
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Network Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Network Management
2 9 (64.29%) Boundary Protection
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCDP
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Forcepoint
2 1 (7.14%) Brocade
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) VMware