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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 422 407 395
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing Handset 15 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.31% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 28
Median daily rate £150 £200 £214
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+226.92% -3.70%
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
8283 8766 9166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.46% 37.15% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5835 6059 6112
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 168 181
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 28 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Android
3 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) iPhone
5 5 (20.00%) MobileIron
5 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
6 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (16.00%) Apple
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) VoIP
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 4 (16.00%) iPad
6 4 (16.00%) Android Development
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
7 3 (12.00%) SCCM
7 3 (12.00%) Polycom
7 3 (12.00%) Presales
7 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (12.00%) B2B
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) Wireless
8 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) 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 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) LAN
1 4 (16.00%) VoIP
1 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 3 (12.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) 4G
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) IPv6
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Cantonese Language
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Android Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Presales Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Project Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Telephony Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Telephony Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Telephony Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Telephony Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) iPhone
2 5 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (16.00%) iPad
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
5 2 (8.00%) BYOD
5 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (4.00%) IVR
6 1 (4.00%) Robotics
6 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Android
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Android Development
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (12.00%) B2B
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Presales
4 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Deep Learning
5 1 (4.00%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) C++
1 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) MobileIron
2 4 (16.00%) Apple
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) Polycom
4 2 (8.00%) Google
4 2 (8.00%) Lotus
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Mitel
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) AppSense
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) BT
5 1 (4.00%) Canon
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Tandberg