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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £335 £253
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +32.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £13.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+27.09% -41.11%
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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
256 170 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.60% 21.55% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 119 81
Average daily rate £375 £361 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 7
Average hourly rate £28.50 £16.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -61.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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

Handset
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (50.00%) BT
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) PABX
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (50.00%) OpenScape
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) PABX
1 2 (50.00%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Voice Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) BT