The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 121 142 148
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Contract jobs citing Handset 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.032% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.12% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £288 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £250 £293
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+226.92% -3.70%
Handset
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
859 868 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.02% 27.71% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 459 526
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 85 96
Median hourly rate £32.00 £21.27 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.48% -17.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.41 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.05%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Handset as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Handset
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +11 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £288 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Handset also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Handset.

1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
2 3 (37.50%) ISDN
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) Avaya
2 3 (37.50%) CMS
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) XMPP
4 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (12.50%) Telepresence
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (12.50%) Red Box
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) PBX
4 1 (12.50%) H.323
4 1 (12.50%) IVR
4 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) ISDN
1 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) H.323
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Telepresence
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Voice Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Android Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) IVR
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Red Box