The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.41% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £295 £260
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.36 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.67 £15.84
% change year-on-year
-31.36% +24.17%
Handset
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
166 168 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.74% 34.57% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 76 47
Average daily rate £375 £371 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £244 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £538 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 31
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Summit

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Assistant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Assistant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Assistant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Spiceworks
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