The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smartphone
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.31% - -
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 £370 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +37.93%
Smartphone
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
166 169 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.74% 35.36% 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 £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Smartphone
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Smartphone 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 Smartphone.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Computing

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Smartphone 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 Smartphone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Apple