The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 161 197 201
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +4
Contract jobs citing Handset 2 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Median daily rate - £300 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +55.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £15.92 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+35.05% +22.46%
Handset
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1307 2208 2259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.32% 38.02% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 1753 1684
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.83 £20.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% +11.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Handset
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Handset 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 City of London region with a requirement for Handset.

1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) AppSense
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Canon

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (50.00%) IBM Notes
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) AppSense
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Canon
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus