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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 129 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.038% - 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£125 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £230
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.92 £16.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.38% -55.60%
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
697 811 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.18% 25.67% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 424 253
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £174 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 50 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Handset across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 1 £125 - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) MCDST
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Polycom
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) Polycom
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
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