The first 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 18 April 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 Newbury 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 1.23% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £108 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £230 £283
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -18.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.65 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-55.60% +36.36%
Miscellaneous Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
23 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 14.20% 10.96% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 7
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £209 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Handset
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Symbian
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Phone
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (60.00%) LoadUI
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Siebel

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (60.00%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Phone
2 2 (40.00%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Symbian
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Siebel
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Amdocs
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata