The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Computing in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Computing over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Computing
Rank 559 538 504
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -34
Contract jobs citing Mobile Computing 13 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.053% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.088% 0.17% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 3
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£125 £429 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.86% -18.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
-72.22% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 -
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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
14780 14978 13086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.40% 31.67% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9125 9334 8055
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 610 676
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Mobile Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Computing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile Computing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mobile Computing
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Computing across the England region.

Mobile Computing Daily Rate Trend in England

Mobile Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Computing across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Mobile Computing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Mobile Computing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Computing across the England region.

Mobile Computing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mobile Computing
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 Mobile Computing within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -28 6 £125 -76.19% 1
London -1 4 £475 +10.72%
North West -13 2 £225 -47.05%
South West - 1 £150 -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Mobile Computing
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Mobile Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Mobile Computing 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 Mobile Computing.

1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) MS Office
3 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (32.00%) Citrix
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (28.00%) Security Architecture
6 7 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (28.00%) Blackberry
6 7 (28.00%) Information Security
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (24.00%) SLA
7 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) Advertising
9 4 (16.00%) CISM
9 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (16.00%) VMware
9 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
9 4 (16.00%) IIS
9 4 (16.00%) CISSP
9 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (16.00%) SABSA

Mobile Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Mobile Computing 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 Mobile Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.00%) Lync
3 3 (12.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) 3G
3 1 (4.00%) Broadband
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Advertising
3 3 (12.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (28.00%) Security Architect
4 6 (24.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (20.00%) Service Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (12.00%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (12.00%) Information Architect
8 2 (8.00%) Consultant
8 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
8 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Messaging Consultant
8 2 (8.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.00%) NetWare
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Security Architecture
1 7 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
1 7 (28.00%) Information Security
2 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (16.00%) SABSA
4 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.00%) Time Management
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
7 1 (4.00%) Coaching
7 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CISM
1 4 (16.00%) CISSP
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
1 4 (16.00%) ISSAP
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
2 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Citrix
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Apple
3 3 (12.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Becrypt
5 1 (4.00%) Novell
5 1 (4.00%) Lotus
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Business Objects