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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 586 586 541
Rank change year-on-year
0 -45
Contract jobs citing Handset 47 49 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.092% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.28% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 41
Median daily rate £165 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £110 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £250 £293
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.57% +3.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £14.92 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+114.47% +10.51%
Handset
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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
16942 17427 16800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.49% 32.89% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11050 11167 10181
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 623 696 715
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.58 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% +8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

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 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +25 21 £153 -39.00% 1
London -4 16 £150 -25.00% 1
East of England +16 5 £288 -4.16% 1
East Midlands -2 3 £350 +218.18%
West Midlands -35 2 - -
Handset
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Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 36 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 21 (23.33%) VoIP
3 20 (22.22%) WAN
4 19 (21.11%) LAN
5 18 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
7 16 (17.78%) IVR
8 15 (16.67%) Windows
9 14 (15.56%) MS Office
9 14 (15.56%) ITIL
9 14 (15.56%) Cisco
9 14 (15.56%) PABX
9 14 (15.56%) Analytics
10 13 (14.44%) Adobe Analytics
10 13 (14.44%) Adobe
11 12 (13.33%) Android
12 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
12 11 (12.22%) Siemens
12 11 (12.22%) Project Management
13 10 (11.11%) Blackberry
13 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
13 10 (11.11%) Web Analytics
13 10 (11.11%) Smartphone
13 10 (11.11%) Digital Analytics
14 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (8.89%) Skype
15 8 (8.89%) Skype for Business
16 7 (7.78%) OpenScape
16 7 (7.78%) IP Telephony
17 6 (6.67%) Avaya

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 8 (8.89%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.33%) CMS
3 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.22%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (15.56%) MS Office
2 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (2.22%) Office 365
3 1 (1.11%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.33%) VoIP
2 20 (22.22%) WAN
3 19 (21.11%) LAN
4 18 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
6 14 (15.56%) PABX
7 8 (8.89%) Skype
8 7 (7.78%) IP Telephony
8 7 (7.78%) OpenScape
9 6 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (6.67%) Wireless
10 5 (5.56%) ISDN
11 3 (3.33%) 3G
11 3 (3.33%) 4G
11 3 (3.33%) VPN
12 2 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
12 2 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.22%) LTE
12 2 (2.22%) MGCP
12 2 (2.22%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Big Data
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
General
1 36 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.22%) Banking
2 2 (2.22%) Billing
2 2 (2.22%) Electronics
2 2 (2.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Marketing
2 2 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Cantonese Language
3 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) Analyst
2 16 (17.78%) Support Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) Voice Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) Analytics Manager
4 12 (13.33%) Digital Analytics Manager
5 10 (11.11%) Voice Support Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.78%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.56%) Telecoms Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Telecoms Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Android Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Communications Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Telephony Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Telephony Support
9 4 (4.44%) Voice Support Technician
9 4 (4.44%) VoIP Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) Apache Flex
1 5 (5.56%) XMPP
2 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) IVR
2 10 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 10 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 6 (6.67%) iPhone
4 4 (4.44%) iPad
5 3 (3.33%) CMDB
5 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.22%) BYOD
6 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.11%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.11%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Windows
2 12 (13.33%) Android
3 6 (6.67%) Linux
3 6 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.11%) Unix
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.56%) Analytics
1 14 (15.56%) ITIL
2 11 (12.22%) Project Management
3 10 (11.11%) Digital Analytics
3 10 (11.11%) Web Analytics
4 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
5 6 (6.67%) Quantitative Analysis
6 5 (5.56%) Android Development
6 5 (5.56%) B2B
6 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.44%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (3.33%) Migration
8 3 (3.33%) Presales
9 2 (2.22%) Business Transformation
9 2 (2.22%) Coaching
9 2 (2.22%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.22%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.33%) C++
1 3 (3.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.11%) C
3 1 (1.11%) Java
3 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.33%) CCNP
2 3 (3.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) CCNA
4 1 (1.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) XenApp
3 1 (1.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (1.11%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Cisco
2 13 (14.44%) Adobe
3 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.22%) Siemens
4 6 (6.67%) Avaya
4 6 (6.67%) BT
4 6 (6.67%) Polycom
5 5 (5.56%) MobileIron
6 4 (4.44%) Apple
7 3 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (3.33%) Google
7 3 (3.33%) VMware
8 2 (2.22%) Citrix
8 2 (2.22%) HP
8 2 (2.22%) Lotus
8 2 (2.22%) Mitel
8 2 (2.22%) Omniture
9 1 (1.11%) Anite
9 1 (1.11%) AppSense
9 1 (1.11%) Sage