The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - - 62
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £179 £220 £270
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.29 £16.84 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-9.20% -9.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
241 149 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.18% 23.99% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 94 105
Average daily rate £400 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £427 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -41.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £17.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol