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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 £345 £295 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.94% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.17 £16.84 £15.84
% change year-on-year
-9.91% +6.31%
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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
37 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 33.94% 33.94% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 16
Average daily rate £285 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £266 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -36.36%