The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank - 28 26
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 0.87% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.63% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.74% -61.42%
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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 Middlesex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
51 76 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 26.02% 32.90% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 50 38
Average daily rate £355 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.32% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £572 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £23.56 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.55% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex