The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £250 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £15.92 £16.65
% change year-on-year
+53.89% -4.38%
Handset
Northern Ireland

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

Miscellaneous Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 39.36% 49.50% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 12
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £103 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%