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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 532 477 424
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -53
Contract jobs citing Handset 47 76 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.51% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 49 58
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£208 £235 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.70% -14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £121 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £218 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-33.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 16
Average hourly rate £16.84 £21.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.80% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £16.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.05 £21.80 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -55.60%
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
15252 15041 13642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.00% 31.35% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9527 8362
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £234 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 598 561
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Handset across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -23 27 £160 -21.56% 11
South East -22 10 £218 -23.68% 2
North West -18 5 £1,000 +700.00% 1
South West +10 2 £300 +20.00%
East of England - 2 £125 - 1
West Midlands -10 1 - - 1
Handset
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Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Handset.

1 34 (33.01%) Windows
2 27 (26.21%) Telecoms
3 23 (22.33%) Active Directory
4 21 (20.39%) Windows 7
5 20 (19.42%) MS Office
5 20 (19.42%) Blackberry
6 18 (17.48%) ITIL
7 17 (16.50%) Android
8 16 (15.53%) Internet
9 15 (14.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (14.56%) Finance
10 14 (13.59%) VoIP
10 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
11 13 (12.62%) VPN
11 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
11 13 (12.62%) LAN
11 13 (12.62%) WAN
12 12 (11.65%) Cisco
12 12 (11.65%) Wireless
13 11 (10.68%) 3G
13 11 (10.68%) Windows XP
14 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
14 10 (9.71%) 4G
14 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
15 9 (8.74%) SLA
15 9 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (8.74%) Project Management
15 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery
15 9 (8.74%) Firewall

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Handset. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (14.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.80%) CMS
4 5 (4.85%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.88%) Lync
6 3 (2.91%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (19.42%) MS Office
2 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.53%) Internet
2 14 (13.59%) VoIP
2 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
3 13 (12.62%) VPN
3 13 (12.62%) LAN
3 13 (12.62%) WAN
4 12 (11.65%) Wireless
5 11 (10.68%) 3G
6 10 (9.71%) 4G
7 9 (8.74%) Firewall
8 8 (7.77%) 2G
9 7 (6.80%) IP Telephony
9 7 (6.80%) PBX
10 5 (4.85%) UMTS
11 4 (3.88%) GSM
11 4 (3.88%) ISDN
11 4 (3.88%) SAN
11 4 (3.88%) LTE
12 3 (2.91%) VLAN
12 3 (2.91%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) TestPartner
1 1 (0.97%) JIRA
1 1 (0.97%) Selenium
1 1 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 27 (26.21%) Telecoms
2 15 (14.56%) Finance
3 6 (5.83%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.85%) Banking
4 5 (4.85%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Retail
5 3 (2.91%) Back Office
6 2 (1.94%) Games
6 2 (1.94%) Marketing
6 2 (1.94%) Local Government
7 1 (0.97%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.97%) French Language
7 1 (0.97%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.97%) Electronics
7 1 (0.97%) Law
7 1 (0.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (27.18%) Analyst
2 16 (15.53%) Project Manager
3 14 (13.59%) Support Analyst
4 8 (7.77%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.85%) PC Support
7 5 (4.85%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Tester
8 4 (3.88%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (2.91%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Deployment Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) XMPP
1 1 (0.97%) WAP
1 1 (0.97%) J2ME
1 1 (0.97%) HTML
1 1 (0.97%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.80%) iPhone
2 7 (6.80%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (6.80%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.83%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.91%) IVR
5 3 (2.91%) PDA
5 3 (2.91%) Celerra
5 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.91%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.91%) User Experience
6 2 (1.94%) iPad
7 1 (0.97%) Open Source
7 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.97%) EPoS
7 1 (0.97%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.01%) Windows
2 21 (20.39%) Windows 7
3 17 (16.50%) Android
4 11 (10.68%) Windows XP
5 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.91%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.91%) webOS
7 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.48%) ITIL
2 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.74%) Project Management
3 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.80%) Programme Management
5 6 (5.83%) Software Deployment
5 6 (5.83%) Software Distribution
5 6 (5.83%) Migration
5 6 (5.83%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.85%) Security Management
7 4 (3.88%) Regression Testing
7 4 (3.88%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.88%) Waterfall
8 3 (2.91%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.91%) Supplier Management
8 3 (2.91%) Content Management
8 3 (2.91%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.97%) Python
1 1 (0.97%) Java
1 1 (0.97%) SQL
1 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.77%) CCNA
3 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.85%) Degree
4 5 (4.85%) ISEB
4 5 (4.85%) CCNP
5 4 (3.88%) MCSE
5 4 (3.88%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.88%) CCVP
6 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.91%) MCDST
7 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.97%) MCTS
8 1 (0.97%) MCITP
8 1 (0.97%) CCENT
8 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.97%) PMP
8 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) SLA
2 5 (4.85%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (22.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.91%) vSphere
4 1 (0.97%) XenApp
4 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (3.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.97%) WSUS
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.97%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.65%) Cisco
3 8 (7.77%) Citrix
4 6 (5.83%) Avaya
4 6 (5.83%) Apple
4 6 (5.83%) Altiris
5 5 (4.85%) Ericsson
6 4 (3.88%) VMware
6 4 (3.88%) BT
6 4 (3.88%) Nokia
6 4 (3.88%) Polycom
7 3 (2.91%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.91%) SonicWALL
7 3 (2.91%) Juniper
7 3 (2.91%) EMC
7 3 (2.91%) McAfee
8 2 (1.94%) FatWire
8 2 (1.94%) HP
8 2 (1.94%) Google
9 1 (0.97%) AppSense
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Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £140.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £140.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago