The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 582 554 569
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Contract jobs citing Handset 28 64 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.13% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 22
Median daily rate £160 £396 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.59% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £149 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £425 £179
% change year-on-year
-47.05% +137.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +174.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £42.50 £25.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £11.75 £16.07
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -26.85%
Handset
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14923 16998 16929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.64% 33.56% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9677 10832 10863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 724 719
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.51 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in England

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in England

Handset
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Handset across the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Handset Daily Rate Histogram in England

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in England

Handset
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Handset across the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Handset Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Handset
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 3 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
South East +23 13 £125 -54.54% 1
London -37 6 £160 -57.33% 1
East of England +14 4 £275 +189.47% 1
East Midlands - 3 - -
North East -30 2 £500 -
Handset
UK

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 England region with a requirement for Handset.

1 24 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 15 (21.43%) Windows
3 14 (20.00%) Analytics
4 13 (18.57%) Adobe Analytics
4 13 (18.57%) Adobe
5 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (15.71%) MS Office
6 10 (14.29%) Digital Analytics
6 10 (14.29%) Web Analytics
7 9 (12.86%) Android
7 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.43%) Cisco
8 8 (11.43%) Smartphone
9 7 (10.00%) Blackberry
9 7 (10.00%) LAN
9 7 (10.00%) VoIP
9 7 (10.00%) WAN
9 7 (10.00%) Project Management
9 7 (10.00%) Migration
10 6 (8.57%) IP Telephony
10 6 (8.57%) Linux
10 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.57%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (8.57%) CMDB
10 6 (8.57%) Quantitative Analysis
10 6 (8.57%) Performance Improvement
10 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (7.14%) Driving Licence
11 5 (7.14%) iPhone
11 5 (7.14%) Apache Flex

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) assyst
1 1 (1.43%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.43%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) LAN
1 7 (10.00%) VoIP
1 7 (10.00%) WAN
2 6 (8.57%) IP Telephony
3 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.14%) Wireless
4 4 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.29%) MVNO
5 3 (4.29%) PBX
5 3 (4.29%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.86%) 3G
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (2.86%) CTI
6 2 (2.86%) DSL
6 2 (2.86%) Firewall
6 2 (2.86%) LTE
6 2 (2.86%) UMTS
6 2 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Big Data
1 1 (1.43%) GIS
1 1 (1.43%) Spatial Data
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Billing
3 1 (1.43%) Electronics
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Analyst
2 12 (17.14%) Analytics Manager
2 12 (17.14%) Digital Analytics Manager
3 10 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) IT Support
4 5 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Designer
5 4 (5.71%) Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Administrator
6 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.29%) ICT Technician
6 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) Apache Flex
2 3 (4.29%) Web Services
3 2 (2.86%) WAP
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
4 1 (1.43%) SOAP
4 1 (1.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Smartphone
2 7 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.57%) CMDB
4 5 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 5 (7.14%) iPhone
4 5 (7.14%) IVR
5 4 (5.71%) iPad
6 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.86%) NHS
7 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.43%) BYOD
8 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.43%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Android
3 6 (8.57%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (4.29%) Unix
5 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Analytics
2 10 (14.29%) Digital Analytics
2 10 (14.29%) Web Analytics
3 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.00%) Migration
4 7 (10.00%) Project Management
5 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.57%) Performance Improvement
5 6 (8.57%) Quantitative Analysis
6 4 (5.71%) Android Development
6 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.29%) B2B
7 3 (4.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.29%) Presales
8 2 (2.86%) Business Transformation
8 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.86%) DevOps
8 2 (2.86%) Memory Management
8 2 (2.86%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) C#
2 2 (2.86%) C++
2 2 (2.86%) Java
2 2 (2.86%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.86%) CCNA
2 2 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (1.43%) CCIE
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) MBA
3 1 (1.43%) MCDST
3 1 (1.43%) MCITP
3 1 (1.43%) MCSA
3 1 (1.43%) MCSE
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Firmware
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (5.71%) SCCM
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.86%) Packer
4 2 (2.86%) Puppet
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Adobe
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.43%) Cisco
4 4 (5.71%) MobileIron
5 3 (4.29%) Avaya
5 3 (4.29%) BT
5 3 (4.29%) Huawei
5 3 (4.29%) VMware
6 2 (2.86%) Apple
6 2 (2.86%) BroadSoft
6 2 (2.86%) Google
6 2 (2.86%) Informatica
6 2 (2.86%) Mitel
6 2 (2.86%) Omniture
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.86%) Siebel
7 1 (1.43%) Maxymiser
7 1 (1.43%) Polycom
7 1 (1.43%) Tableau