The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 122 133
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +11
Contract jobs citing Handset 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 0.45% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £130 - £208
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £275 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £16.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-26.84% -25.00%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
556 667 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.55% 26.50% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 359 334
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 34
Median hourly rate £22.98 £24.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Handset
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Bracknell - 4 £130 -
Reading - 1 - -
Handset
South East

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Handset 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Handset.

1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) Nortel Meridian
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Nortel
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) HSPA
3 1 (14.29%) LTE
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Android Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) GSM
3 1 (14.29%) WCDMA
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Xcode

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (14.29%) GSM
3 1 (14.29%) HSPA
3 1 (14.29%) LTE
3 1 (14.29%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Android Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Xcode
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Design
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Avaya
1 2 (28.57%) Mitel
1 2 (28.57%) Nortel
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 9 hours ago