The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 54 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 0.20% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 0.59% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Median daily rate £140 - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £313 £238
% change year-on-year
-40.80% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.08 £16.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.51% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.87 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+18.92% -7.40%
Smartphone
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
223 337 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.79% 33.33% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 219 101
Median daily rate £425 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £19.63 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.87 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £23.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Smartphone as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Warrington - 3 £140 - 1
Chester +2 1 - - 1
Smartphone
North West

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) VPN

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Phone
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) AppSense
1 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft