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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
UK / England
Rank 536 587 543
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -44
Contract jobs citing Handset 43 25 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.052% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.17% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 6 31
Median daily rate £339 £171 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.66% -45.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £105 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £275 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £226 £425
% change year-on-year
+32.59% -46.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.67 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.01% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £15.75 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £42.50 £26.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £16.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-26.84% -25.00%

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
13065 14836 14550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.20% 31.11% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8468 9727 9075
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 540 601
Median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £18.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.81% +18.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

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 24 February 2017.

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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
London +28 14 £362 +31.54%
South East +23 12 £148 -13.86% 3
South West +18 4 £339 -
West Midlands - 4 £300 - 1
North East - 3 £450 - 2
North West +22 2 £339 - 2
East of England +5 2 £260 - 1
East Midlands +3 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Handset
UK

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 21 (30.00%) Cisco
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.57%) Migration
3 17 (24.29%) VoIP
4 16 (22.86%) IVR
4 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (21.43%) Finance
5 15 (21.43%) MS Office
6 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
6 13 (18.57%) Verint
7 12 (17.14%) Validation
8 11 (15.71%) Windows
9 8 (11.43%) Unified Communications
9 8 (11.43%) Project Management
10 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.00%) Wireless
10 7 (10.00%) Smartphone
10 7 (10.00%) CMDB
11 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
11 6 (8.57%) Avaya
11 6 (8.57%) Unix
11 6 (8.57%) Web Services
12 5 (7.14%) CRM
12 5 (7.14%) Siebel
12 5 (7.14%) Blackberry
12 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
12 5 (7.14%) CTI
12 5 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (7.14%) DevOps

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 4 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) MS Office
2 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.29%) VoIP
2 8 (11.43%) Unified Communications
3 7 (10.00%) Wireless
4 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.14%) CTI
6 4 (5.71%) Broadband
6 4 (5.71%) LAN
6 4 (5.71%) VPN
6 4 (5.71%) WAN
7 3 (4.29%) DHCP
7 3 (4.29%) GSM
7 3 (4.29%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.29%) LTE
7 3 (4.29%) MVNO
7 3 (4.29%) PBX
7 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (2.86%) Nortel Meridian
8 2 (2.86%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
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 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) Android Studio
2 1 (1.43%) Xcode
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Legal
2 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Billing
3 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.43%) Publishing
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Analyst
2 9 (12.86%) Project Manager
2 9 (12.86%) Site Manager
3 7 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) Administrator
4 5 (7.14%) Architect
4 5 (7.14%) Siebel Administrator
4 5 (7.14%) Unified Communications Manager
5 4 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (5.71%) Designer
5 4 (5.71%) IT Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) IT Support
5 4 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Junior
6 3 (4.29%) Junior Project Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) WAP
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (22.86%) IVR
2 7 (10.00%) CMDB
2 7 (10.00%) Smartphone
3 5 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.29%) BYOD
5 2 (2.86%) iPhone
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) NHS
5 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Unix
3 5 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (5.71%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Migration
2 12 (17.14%) Validation
3 8 (11.43%) Project Management
4 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.14%) CRM
5 5 (7.14%) DevOps
6 3 (4.29%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (4.29%) ITIL
6 3 (4.29%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.29%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.29%) Project Governance
6 3 (4.29%) Service Management
7 2 (2.86%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.86%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.43%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) Java
2 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
2 1 (1.43%) C#
2 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
2 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.29%) CCNP
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) CCNA
3 2 (2.86%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) MCP
4 1 (1.43%) CCIE
4 1 (1.43%) MBA
4 1 (1.43%) MCDST
4 1 (1.43%) MCITP
4 1 (1.43%) MCSA
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) IFRS
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Firmware
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (5.71%) Packer
2 4 (5.71%) Puppet
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.86%) SCCM
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Cisco
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.57%) Verint
3 6 (8.57%) Avaya
4 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.14%) Siebel
5 4 (5.71%) Apple
5 4 (5.71%) Informatica
6 3 (4.29%) BT
6 3 (4.29%) Citrix
6 3 (4.29%) Huawei
6 3 (4.29%) Mitel
7 2 (2.86%) BroadSoft
7 2 (2.86%) Nortel
7 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.86%) Samsung
7 2 (2.86%) Wyse
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle
8 1 (1.43%) Symbian
8 1 (1.43%) VMware
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