The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.48% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £193 £270
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -28.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £15.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+3.64% -17.02%
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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 Dorset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38 51 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.10% 28.98% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 16
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £100 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £465 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £20.83 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Handset across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Handset
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Handset.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Handset. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris