The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 413 400 393
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing Handset 7 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.090% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 15
Median daily rate £160 £369 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.61% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £326 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £442 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £425 £220
% change year-on-year
-58.82% +93.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 5
Median hourly rate £18.50 £42.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.47% +174.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £15.01 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £42.50 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £15.29
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -11.70%
Handset
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7744 8296 8547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.06% 36.92% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5377 5749 6080
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 141 195
Median hourly rate £20.12 £22.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +30.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in London

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in London

Handset
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Handset across the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Handset Daily Rate Histogram in London

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in London

Handset
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Handset across the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Handset Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Handset
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Greenford - 1 £375 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £140 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 London region with a requirement for Handset.

1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 5 (26.32%) Android
2 5 (26.32%) iPhone
3 4 (21.05%) VoIP
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) B2B
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Wireless
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) SCCM
4 3 (15.79%) iPad
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (15.79%) MobileIron
4 3 (15.79%) Presales
5 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (10.53%) Android Development
5 2 (10.53%) BroadSoft
5 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.53%) Mitel

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) VoIP
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) Wireless
3 2 (10.53%) Broadband
3 2 (10.53%) DSL
3 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
3 2 (10.53%) PBX
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) 3G
4 1 (5.26%) GPRS
4 1 (5.26%) GSM
4 1 (5.26%) LTE
4 1 (5.26%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Spatial Data
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Presales Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Project Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Telephony Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Telephony Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) WAP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Blackberry
1 5 (26.32%) iPhone
2 3 (15.79%) iPad
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Android
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) B2B
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (15.79%) Presales
3 2 (10.53%) Android Development
3 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.26%) Deep Learning
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Kernel Development
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) MobileIron
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Apple
2 2 (10.53%) BroadSoft
2 2 (10.53%) Mitel
2 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) BT
3 1 (5.26%) Samsung
3 1 (5.26%) Symbian