The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.067% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.17 £16.84 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-9.91% -9.85%
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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 East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
318 351 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.26% 21.44% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 175 97
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 30
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £8.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £54.26 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Handset
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft