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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.15% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.17 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-14.30% -9.91%
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
166 168 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.62% 35.22% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 75 65
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £248 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 38
Average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +60.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £16.50 £9.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £38.90 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Chelmsford - 1 £300 -
Handset
East of England

Handset
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCVP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco