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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
England / London
Rank 395 394 383
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Handset 8 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.29% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 17
Median daily rate £339 £363 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £311 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £386 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £423 £550
% change year-on-year
-28.99% -23.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +136.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £15.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £42.50 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £16.50 £16.40
% change year-on-year
-26.84% +0.64%

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
6904 7592 7631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.12% 36.16% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4765 5239 5364
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 135 150
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Ilford - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £140 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) VoIP
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) IVR
4 3 (23.08%) Android
4 3 (23.08%) Verint
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) DSL
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Broadband
5 2 (15.38%) PBX
5 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
5 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
5 2 (15.38%) BroadSoft
5 2 (15.38%) iPhone
5 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management

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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) VoIP
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Broadband
3 2 (15.38%) DSL
3 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
3 2 (15.38%) PBX
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) 3G
4 1 (7.69%) GPRS
4 1 (7.69%) GSM
4 1 (7.69%) LTE
4 1 (7.69%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Spatial Data
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Site Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Telephony Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Telephony Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications Manager
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) WAP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
1 3 (23.08%) IVR
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Kernel Development
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Verint
2 2 (15.38%) BroadSoft
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) BT
3 1 (7.69%) MobileIron
3 1 (7.69%) Samsung
3 1 (7.69%) Symbian
3 1 (7.69%) VMware