The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Hampshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 114 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs citing Handset 5 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.24% 0.69% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 3.13% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£600 £308 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% +2.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £253 £250
% change year-on-year
+28.71% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £22.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-41.11% -52.63%
Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
455 384 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.06% 22.01% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 214 161
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 51
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £15.35 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Handset
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Handset across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Handset Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Handset
South East

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (70.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (50.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) iPhone
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) McAfee
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) HSPA
7 1 (10.00%) LTE
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) HSDPA
7 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) TDMA
2 1 (10.00%) HSDPA
2 1 (10.00%) HSUPA
2 1 (10.00%) OFDM
2 1 (10.00%) HSPA
2 1 (10.00%) LTE
2 1 (10.00%) CDMA
2 1 (10.00%) GPRS
2 1 (10.00%) GSM
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) PPP
2 1 (10.00%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Mobility Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Strategy Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (40.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) McAfee
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Mitel
3 1 (10.00%) Agilent
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
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