The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 150 159 138
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.40% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Median daily rate £145 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £455 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £330 £238
% change year-on-year
-43.93% +38.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.08 £9.75 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.61% -11.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.81 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -7.40%
Smartphone
England

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
977 1237 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.69% 29.54% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 686 543
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 63 54
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Smartphone
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 Smartphone within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire +13 5 £140 - 14
Lancashire - 2 £150 - 7
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone 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 Smartphone.

1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
1 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
1 7 (46.67%) Skype for Business
2 6 (40.00%) Drupal
2 6 (40.00%) Service Management
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) HP
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) Apple
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Verint
2 6 (40.00%) AirWatch
2 6 (40.00%) Samsung
3 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Time Management
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 4 (26.67%) Change Control
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Management Information System

Smartphone
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) Skype for Business
2 6 (40.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (26.67%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Network Support
5 2 (13.33%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Server Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Server Support
5 2 (13.33%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Phone
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
1 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Service Management
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Time Management
4 4 (26.67%) Change Control
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Apple
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) HP
2 6 (40.00%) Samsung
2 6 (40.00%) Verint
3 1 (6.67%) AppSense
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Intel Security