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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 126 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Handset 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.86% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £275 £208 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.53% +93.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £218 £313
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -30.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £15.92 £16.65
% change year-on-year
+53.89% -4.38%
Handset
South East

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
743 815 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.59% 29.17% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 405 377
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £216 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.32 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £45.00 £29.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 1 £275 -
Handset
South East

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Pricing Data
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Megaco
3 1 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) RNC
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Megaco
1 1 (16.67%) RANAP
1 1 (16.67%) RNC
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Revenue Assurance Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Pricing Data
2 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Content Management
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Nokia
1 1 (16.67%) SAP