The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 114 101 115
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing Handset 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.097% 0.38% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 1.91% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£625 - £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.17 £16.84 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-9.91% -9.85%
Handset
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
487 366 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.65% 20.09% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 218 211
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 19 44
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.80 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £35.30 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Handset
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
Southampton - 2 £625 - 1
Handset
South East

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 6 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) iPhone
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) McAfee
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) HSPA
5 1 (11.11%) LTE
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) OFDM
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) IPv6
5 1 (11.11%) CDMA

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) CDMA
1 1 (11.11%) GPRS
1 1 (11.11%) GSM
1 1 (11.11%) PPP
1 1 (11.11%) IPv6
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) TDMA
1 1 (11.11%) HSDPA
1 1 (11.11%) HSUPA
1 1 (11.11%) OFDM
1 1 (11.11%) HSPA
1 1 (11.11%) LTE
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Mobility Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Strategy Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (44.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) McAfee
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Mitel
2 1 (11.11%) Agilent
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