The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury - - 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.84 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-19.83% -9.85%
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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 Newbury region.

Miscellaneous Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 16.22% 18.10% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 18
Average daily rate £313 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £268 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £433 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.60 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Symbian
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Amdocs
1 1 (50.00%) Teradata
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) LoadUI

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Implementation
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel
1 1 (50.00%) Symbian
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Amdocs
1 1 (50.00%) Teradata