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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 49 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Handset 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.67% 0.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+226.92% -3.70%
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
187 168 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 42.02% 26.29% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 82 79
Median daily rate £275 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 27 28
Median hourly rate £32.40 £21.83 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.41% -23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £39.75 £42.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Handset as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 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
Basildon - 2 - -
Chelmsford +6 1 - -
Handset
East of England

Handset
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 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 Essex region with a requirement for Handset.

1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telepresence
2 1 (33.33%) Red Box
2 1 (33.33%) H.323
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) IVR
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) XMPP
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) H.323
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Telepresence
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Android Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) IVR
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Red Box