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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 430 403 389
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Contract jobs citing Handset 7 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.093% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.085% 0.26% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 30
Median daily rate £320 £165 £204
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.93% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £145 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £218 £313
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -30.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £15.92 £16.65
% change year-on-year
+53.89% -4.38%
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
8234 8172 8855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.13% 36.33% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5901 5543 6233
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 127 159
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.87 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 6 May 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
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 6 May 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
City of London +38 1 - - 1
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (52.17%) Telecoms
2 8 (34.78%) Android
3 5 (21.74%) Android Development
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Wireless
4 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
4 4 (17.39%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
5 3 (13.04%) Presales
5 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
5 3 (13.04%) 3G
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) VPN
5 3 (13.04%) B2B
6 2 (8.70%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) MS Office
6 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
6 2 (8.70%) Intranet
6 2 (8.70%) Siemens
6 2 (8.70%) Sage
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) BT
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development

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 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Wireless
2 3 (13.04%) 3G
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) Intranet
3 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.35%) GPRS
4 1 (4.35%) GSM
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) LTE
4 1 (4.35%) Skype
4 1 (4.35%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Appium
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Android Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Presales Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Informatics
3 1 (4.35%) IVR
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Android
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Android Development
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) B2B
3 3 (13.04%) Presales
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (4.35%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CCDP
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
2 1 (4.35%) CCIP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) CCVP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) HNC
2 1 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) XenApp
1 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) BT
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Sage
2 2 (8.70%) Siemens
3 1 (4.35%) MobileIron
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (4.35%) Wyse