The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead - - 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £335 £253
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +32.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £13.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+27.09% -41.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

Miscellaneous Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
33 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 30.56% 46.15% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 13
Average daily rate £310 £220 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £300 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Handset across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Handset across the Maidenhead region.

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Handset across the Maidenhead region.

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Handset
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP