The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Merseyside region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-62.85% -22.22%
Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34 35 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.38% 16.59% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 29
Average daily rate £425 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £363 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £11.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
Handset
North West

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Handset
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Handset
North West