The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 83 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.23% - 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-62.85% -22.22%
Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
265 180 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.06% 18.77% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 95 59
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £210 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £437 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.96 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.68% -0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
Handset
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Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Handset
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus