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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £203
% change year-on-year
- +109.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +20.68%
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
149 199 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.87% 31.34% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 100 92
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £258 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £535 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 9
Average hourly rate £15.45 £30.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.34% +144.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Handset across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Megaco
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) RANAP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) Megaco
1 1 (100.00%) RANAP
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Testing Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Verification Engineer
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia