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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 143 125 129
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Handset 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.084% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.27% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£138 £290 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.58% -8.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £295 £260
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.36 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.67 £15.84
% change year-on-year
-31.36% +24.17%
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
907 741 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.52% 31.23% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 361 343
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £219 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 86 97
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -3.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.43 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bedfordshire -13 1 £138 - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (50.00%) UMTS
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 4 (50.00%) VxWorks
1 4 (50.00%) RTP
1 4 (50.00%) ASN.1
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) LTE
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) UMTS
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) RTP
1 4 (50.00%) ASN.1
1 4 (50.00%) LTE
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) WCDMA
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Assistant
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Assistant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Assistant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Sophos
2 1 (12.50%) BT
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Spiceworks
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