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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 120 128 142
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing Handset 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.077% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.27% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £275 £95 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+189.47% -24.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £425 £179
% change year-on-year
-47.05% +137.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £15.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £11.75 £15.29
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -23.15%
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
707 748 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.32% 28.85% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 394 522
Median daily rate £350 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £575 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 102 70
Median hourly rate £17.75 £25.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.06% +47.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.98 £41.25 £45.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

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 4 December 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
Hertfordshire - 3 £275 -
Essex - 1 - -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Samsung
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) WebEx
3 1 (12.50%) Telepresence
3 1 (12.50%) Red Box
3 1 (12.50%) GIS
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) ISDN
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) IVR

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 1 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) H.323
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) ISDN
2 1 (12.50%) PBX
2 1 (12.50%) Telepresence
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WebEx
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Communications Officer
1 2 (25.00%) PMO Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Android Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP 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
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Nokia
2 1 (12.50%) Red Box
2 1 (12.50%) Samsung