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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 376 353 338
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -15
Contract jobs citing Handset 27 42 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.50% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 42
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£160 £204 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £218 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-33.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -55.60%
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
7742 8397 8528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.93% 37.11% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5353 5935 5878
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Handset across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
City of London +7 6 £413 +111.53% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £145 - 2
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (42.11%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 15 (26.32%) MS Office
3 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 13 (22.81%) ITIL
4 13 (22.81%) Blackberry
4 13 (22.81%) Finance
5 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
5 12 (21.05%) Android
6 9 (15.79%) Internet
7 8 (14.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (14.04%) SLA
8 7 (12.28%) PBX
8 7 (12.28%) iPhone
9 6 (10.53%) Software Distribution
9 6 (10.53%) Cisco
9 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
9 6 (10.53%) Apple
10 5 (8.77%) 2G
10 5 (8.77%) Security Management
10 5 (8.77%) Financial Institution
10 5 (8.77%) Wireless
10 5 (8.77%) Altiris
10 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.77%) Banking
10 5 (8.77%) Investment Banking
10 5 (8.77%) assyst
10 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
10 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (14.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.02%) CMS
4 3 (5.26%) Lync
4 3 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (26.32%) MS Office
2 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Internet
2 7 (12.28%) PBX
3 5 (8.77%) 2G
3 5 (8.77%) Wireless
3 5 (8.77%) 3G
3 5 (8.77%) VPN
3 5 (8.77%) VoIP
3 5 (8.77%) 4G
4 4 (7.02%) Firewall
5 3 (5.26%) ISDN
5 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.26%) SAN
6 2 (3.51%) MVNO
6 2 (3.51%) WAN
6 2 (3.51%) LAN
6 2 (3.51%) Broadband
6 2 (3.51%) H.323
6 2 (3.51%) DSL
6 2 (3.51%) CTI
6 2 (3.51%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.77%) Financial Institution
3 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Back Office
4 3 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 2 (3.51%) Games
6 1 (1.75%) Electronics
6 1 (1.75%) Law
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.75%) French Language
6 1 (1.75%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Support Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) PC Support
4 5 (8.77%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Deployment Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Designer
7 2 (3.51%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.51%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Marketing Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) XMPP
1 1 (1.75%) J2ME
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.28%) iPhone
3 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.77%) Hedge funds
4 3 (5.26%) CLARiiON
4 3 (5.26%) PDA
4 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.26%) Celerra
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) IVR
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) EPoS
6 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 12 (21.05%) Android
4 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.26%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) ITIL
2 6 (10.53%) Software Distribution
3 5 (8.77%) Security Management
3 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
3 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.77%) Software Deployment
4 4 (7.02%) Waterfall
5 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.26%) Regression Testing
5 3 (5.26%) Migration
5 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.26%) Usability Testing
5 3 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 3 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (5.26%) Load Testing
5 3 (5.26%) System Testing
6 2 (3.51%) Web Testing
6 2 (3.51%) Project Management
6 2 (3.51%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.02%) CCNA
3 3 (5.26%) CCVP
3 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) CCNP
4 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) WSUS
1 1 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Cisco
1 6 (10.53%) Apple
2 5 (8.77%) Altiris
3 4 (7.02%) Citrix
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) EMC
4 3 (5.26%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.51%) Ericsson
5 2 (3.51%) Google
6 1 (1.75%) BT
6 1 (1.75%) Speakerbus
6 1 (1.75%) Sony
6 1 (1.75%) Syntegra
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) Avaya
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.75%) Motorola
6 1 (1.75%) Nokia
6 1 (1.75%) Becrypt
6 1 (1.75%) MobileIron
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £140.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £140.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago