The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.15% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £295 £260
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.67 £15.84
% change year-on-year
-31.36% +24.17%
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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 North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
212 75 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.81% 21.80% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 23 26
Average daily rate £350 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 4
Average hourly rate £18.64 £26.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.31% +48.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Handset
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (100.00%) NEC
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (100.00%) NEC
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom