The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.17 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-14.30% -9.91%
Handset
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
175 220 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.55% 28.50% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 115 117
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £196 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 7
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.05 £13.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.95% -13.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £6.77 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £175.00 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Handset across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Handset
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Handset.

1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCIP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Handset. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Voice Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Voice Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCIP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco