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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 595 578 566
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs citing Handset 29 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 32
Median daily rate £250 £250 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £110 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £395 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £229 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Median hourly rate £28.25 £14.00 £14.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.78% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £14.85 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.98
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -6.99%
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
16545 17601 17272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.35% 33.36% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10762 11157 10618
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 745 754
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.14 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +18 14 £125 -60.00% 2
London -25 10 £200 -20.00% 1
East of England - 3 - - 1
East Midlands -8 2 £375 +240.90%
Handset
UK

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (43.90%) Telecoms
2 21 (25.61%) VoIP
3 19 (23.17%) WAN
3 19 (23.17%) LAN
4 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
5 15 (18.29%) IVR
5 15 (18.29%) Windows
6 14 (17.07%) ITIL
6 14 (17.07%) PABX
6 14 (17.07%) Analytics
7 13 (15.85%) Adobe Analytics
7 13 (15.85%) Unified Communications
7 13 (15.85%) MS Office
7 13 (15.85%) Adobe
8 12 (14.63%) Android
9 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
9 11 (13.41%) Smartphone
10 10 (12.20%) Web Analytics
10 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
10 10 (12.20%) Digital Analytics
11 9 (10.98%) Cisco
11 9 (10.98%) Blackberry
11 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.54%) BT
12 7 (8.54%) Project Management
12 7 (8.54%) Siemens
12 7 (8.54%) OpenScape
13 6 (7.32%) Performance Improvement
13 6 (7.32%) iPhone
13 6 (7.32%) Quantitative Analysis

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 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (4.88%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.66%) CMS
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.85%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.22%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.61%) VoIP
2 19 (23.17%) LAN
2 19 (23.17%) WAN
3 17 (20.73%) TCP/IP
4 14 (17.07%) PABX
5 13 (15.85%) Unified Communications
6 7 (8.54%) OpenScape
7 6 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (6.10%) Wireless
9 4 (4.88%) Skype
10 3 (3.66%) 3G
10 3 (3.66%) 4G
10 3 (3.66%) IP Telephony
10 3 (3.66%) ISDN
10 3 (3.66%) LTE
11 2 (2.44%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (2.44%) DHCP
11 2 (2.44%) DNS
11 2 (2.44%) UMTS
11 2 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) Big Data
General
1 36 (43.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.44%) Banking
2 2 (2.44%) Billing
2 2 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Cantonese Language
3 1 (1.22%) Electronics
3 1 (1.22%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Analyst
2 14 (17.07%) Support Engineer
3 13 (15.85%) Voice Engineer
4 12 (14.63%) Analytics Manager
4 12 (14.63%) Digital Analytics Manager
5 10 (12.20%) Voice Support Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.10%) Telecoms Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Support Technician
8 4 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Telecoms Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Voice Support Technician
8 4 (4.88%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) Apache Flex
2 3 (3.66%) XMPP
3 2 (2.44%) WAP
4 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) IVR
2 11 (13.41%) Smartphone
3 9 (10.98%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.32%) iPhone
5 4 (4.88%) CMDB
5 4 (4.88%) iPad
6 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.44%) BYOD
7 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) Windows
2 12 (14.63%) Android
3 6 (7.32%) Linux
4 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.88%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.22%) Unix
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.07%) Analytics
1 14 (17.07%) ITIL
2 10 (12.20%) Digital Analytics
2 10 (12.20%) Web Analytics
3 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (8.54%) Project Management
5 6 (7.32%) Performance Improvement
5 6 (7.32%) Quantitative Analysis
6 5 (6.10%) Android Development
6 5 (6.10%) B2B
6 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (3.66%) Migration
8 3 (3.66%) Presales
9 2 (2.44%) Business Transformation
9 2 (2.44%) ITSM
9 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.44%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) C++
1 3 (3.66%) Java
2 2 (2.44%) C#
2 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.22%) C
3 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.44%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) CCNA
3 1 (1.22%) CCNP
3 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) XenApp
3 1 (1.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.66%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.66%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Adobe
2 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.98%) Cisco
4 7 (8.54%) BT
4 7 (8.54%) Siemens
5 6 (7.32%) Avaya
6 5 (6.10%) MobileIron
7 4 (4.88%) Apple
8 3 (3.66%) Google
8 3 (3.66%) Polycom
8 3 (3.66%) VMware
9 2 (2.44%) Citrix
9 2 (2.44%) HP
9 2 (2.44%) Lotus
9 2 (2.44%) Mitel
9 2 (2.44%) Omniture
10 1 (1.22%) Canon
10 1 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.22%) Red Box
10 1 (1.22%) Tandberg