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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 364 346 327
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Contract jobs citing Handset 34 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.58% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 24
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£263 £201 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.59% -5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £203 £243
% change year-on-year
+171.60% -16.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +185.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -55.38%
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
7468 8092 7257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.35% 37.54% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5266 5552 5089
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 160 185
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 10 £475 +147.39% 3
Ealing - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (60.61%) Windows
2 26 (39.39%) Blackberry
3 22 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 21 (31.82%) Active Directory
4 21 (31.82%) MS Office
5 17 (25.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (24.24%) Finance
7 12 (18.18%) ITIL
7 12 (18.18%) Android
8 11 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 11 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 11 (16.67%) Internet
9 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
9 10 (15.15%) Wireless
9 10 (15.15%) Banking
10 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
10 9 (13.64%) Financial Institution
10 9 (13.64%) VPN
10 9 (13.64%) SLA
10 9 (13.64%) Incident Management
10 9 (13.64%) Software Distribution
11 8 (12.12%) Software Deployment
11 8 (12.12%) Hedge funds
11 8 (12.12%) Apple iOS
11 8 (12.12%) assyst
11 8 (12.12%) Altiris
11 8 (12.12%) Investment Banking
11 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
11 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
11 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (25.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (4.55%) CMS
5 2 (3.03%) Lync
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.52%) Node.js
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 21 (31.82%) MS Office
2 10 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) Internet
2 10 (15.15%) Wireless
3 9 (13.64%) VPN
4 4 (6.06%) GSM
4 4 (6.06%) VoIP
4 4 (6.06%) 3G
4 4 (6.06%) 2G
4 4 (6.06%) 4G
5 3 (4.55%) Firewall
5 3 (4.55%) SAN
5 3 (4.55%) GPRS
6 2 (3.03%) UMTS
6 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.03%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.52%) MVNO
7 1 (1.52%) PABX
7 1 (1.52%) NFC
7 1 (1.52%) Intranet
7 1 (1.52%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Calabash
1 2 (3.03%) Appium
2 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) Robotium
2 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.52%) Selenium
2 1 (1.52%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Xcode
2 1 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
3 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.64%) Financial Institution
4 8 (12.12%) Investment Banking
5 6 (9.09%) Retail
6 3 (4.55%) Marketing
6 3 (4.55%) Back Office
7 2 (3.03%) Games
7 2 (3.03%) Law
7 2 (3.03%) Spanish Language
7 2 (3.03%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.52%) French Language
8 1 (1.52%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.52%) Publishing
8 1 (1.52%) Electronics
8 1 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Service Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.06%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) IT Support
6 3 (4.55%) Deskside Support
6 3 (4.55%) Deskside Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Deskside Support Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Field Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.03%) Tester
7 2 (3.03%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) WAP
2 2 (3.03%) J2ME
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) HTML
2 2 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (39.39%) Blackberry
2 8 (12.12%) Hedge funds
3 6 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.06%) iPhone
4 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.55%) iPad
5 3 (4.55%) Celerra
5 3 (4.55%) PDA
5 3 (4.55%) CLARiiON
6 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.03%) User Experience
7 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.52%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 40 (60.61%) Windows
2 22 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 12 (18.18%) Android
4 11 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 8 (12.12%) Apple iOS
6 4 (6.06%) webOS
7 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.55%) Linux
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) Incident Management
2 9 (13.64%) Software Distribution
3 8 (12.12%) Software Deployment
3 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
3 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.09%) Security Management
5 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
6 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.06%) Regression Testing
6 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.55%) System Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Usability Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Performance Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Load Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Migration
7 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.03%) Content Management
8 2 (3.03%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) Degree
3 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.06%) CCNP
3 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.52%) CCVP
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) SLA
2 4 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 14443
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 21 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) WSUS
1 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Altiris
2 7 (10.61%) Cisco
3 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.58%) VMware
4 5 (7.58%) Citrix
5 4 (6.06%) Apple
6 3 (4.55%) Sitecore
6 3 (4.55%) Google
6 3 (4.55%) EMC
6 3 (4.55%) Motorola
7 2 (3.03%) BT
8 1 (1.52%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.52%) Acronis
8 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.52%) Mitel
8 1 (1.52%) Symantec
8 1 (1.52%) Nokia
8 1 (1.52%) Lotus
8 1 (1.52%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.52%) Avaya
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