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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £270 £200
% change year-on-year
+57.40% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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 County Antrim region.

Miscellaneous Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 42.86% 32.50% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 25
Average daily rate £148 £256 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.43% -26.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £89 £98 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%