The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 58 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.28% - 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £288 - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £250 £293
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+146.15% -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 Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
262 285 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.22% 35.01% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 149 115
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £169 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 £33.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.51% +65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.22 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £40.00 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Handset as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Handset
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £288 -
Handset
East of England

Handset
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Handset.

1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) ISDN
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (40.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) B2B

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) ISDN
1 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Voice Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) B2B
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Avaya