The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
England / North West
Rank 134 156 134
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Contract jobs citing Handset 2 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.079% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.24% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £339 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £226 £425
% change year-on-year
+32.59% -46.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £16.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-26.84% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
789 1230 951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.92% 32.22% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 715 534
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 58 43
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Handset as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Handset
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 £339 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Handset also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Handset.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Verint
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Site Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Verint