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 26 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 577 565 502
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -63
Contract jobs citing Handset 44 47 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.095% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.30% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 49
Median daily rate £300 £208 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.57% -11.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £138 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £218 £325
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -33.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 11
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -19.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £15.55 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £26.05 £21.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £16.65
% change year-on-year
+27.67% +1.14%
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
16283 15899 15572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.01% 32.25% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10682 9878 9732
Median daily rate £434 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 629 686
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.86 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.49 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 West +1 12 £306 +2.08% 2
London -25 10 £165 +3.12% 2
West Midlands -1 6 - -
South East -12 6 £195 -10.34% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £90 -
East of England +13 3 £300 +140.00%
East Midlands - 3 £363 - 1
Handset
UK

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 17 (24.64%) Telecoms
3 16 (23.19%) WAN
3 16 (23.19%) Windows
4 15 (21.74%) VoIP
4 15 (21.74%) LAN
4 15 (21.74%) Unified Communications
5 14 (20.29%) IVR
6 13 (18.84%) PABX
7 12 (17.39%) ITIL
8 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
9 10 (14.49%) Cisco
9 10 (14.49%) Siemens
10 9 (13.04%) Skype for Business
10 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
11 8 (11.59%) Blackberry
11 8 (11.59%) Wireless
11 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
11 8 (11.59%) Android
11 8 (11.59%) Smartphone
11 8 (11.59%) Skype
12 7 (10.14%) OpenScape
13 6 (8.70%) BT
13 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (7.25%) VPN
14 5 (7.25%) Project Management
14 5 (7.25%) Citrix
14 5 (7.25%) IP Telephony
14 5 (7.25%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (7.25%) Polycom

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 9 (13.04%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (4.35%) CMS
4 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 16 (23.19%) WAN
3 15 (21.74%) LAN
3 15 (21.74%) Unified Communications
3 15 (21.74%) VoIP
4 13 (18.84%) PABX
5 8 (11.59%) Skype
5 8 (11.59%) Wireless
6 7 (10.14%) OpenScape
7 5 (7.25%) IP Telephony
7 5 (7.25%) VPN
8 4 (5.80%) 3G
9 3 (4.35%) Internet
9 3 (4.35%) ISDN
9 3 (4.35%) LTE
9 3 (4.35%) UMTS
10 2 (2.90%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (2.90%) HSDPA
10 2 (2.90%) HSPA
10 2 (2.90%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (24.64%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Local Government
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Cantonese Language
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Support Engineer
1 13 (18.84%) Voice Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Voice Support Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Desktop Support
4 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.25%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.80%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.80%) Communications Support Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) IT Support
5 4 (5.80%) Rollout Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Support Technician
5 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Voice Support Technician
6 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) XMPP
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.45%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) IVR
2 8 (11.59%) Blackberry
2 8 (11.59%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.35%) CMDB
3 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.35%) iPad
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.90%) iPhone
4 2 (2.90%) Pricing Data
4 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.45%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Informatics
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) Android
2 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.80%) Windows Vista
3 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) ITIL
2 5 (7.25%) Project Management
3 4 (5.80%) Android Development
4 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.35%) Service Management
5 2 (2.90%) B2B
5 2 (2.90%) Coaching
5 2 (2.90%) Content Management
5 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.90%) ITSM
5 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.90%) Migration
5 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.45%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.45%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.45%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.90%) Java
1 2 (2.90%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.45%) C
2 1 (1.45%) C++
2 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
2 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.80%) CCNP
3 3 (4.35%) MCDST
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) CCDP
5 1 (1.45%) CCIE
5 1 (1.45%) CCIP
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) CCVP
5 1 (1.45%) HNC
5 1 (1.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) XenApp
3 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (7.25%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.45%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.45%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) Cisco
2 10 (14.49%) Siemens
3 6 (8.70%) BT
4 5 (7.25%) Citrix
4 5 (7.25%) Polycom
5 4 (5.80%) Avaya
6 3 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (2.90%) Agilent
7 2 (2.90%) Anite
7 2 (2.90%) Lotus
7 2 (2.90%) Nokia
7 2 (2.90%) Wyse
8 1 (1.45%) Apple
8 1 (1.45%) AppSense
8 1 (1.45%) HP
8 1 (1.45%) Juniper
8 1 (1.45%) Remedy
8 1 (1.45%) Sage
8 1 (1.45%) VMware
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 10 days ago