The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.24% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £338 £288
% change year-on-year
-21.40% +17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-9.75% -
Smartphone
Oxfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
135 58 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 31.91% 32.04% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 30 31
Average daily rate £436 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.05 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.99% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.84 £10.33 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £23.75 £16.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Smartphone
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Smartphone 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 Smartphone.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Peregrine
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceCenter

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Smartphone 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 Smartphone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Peregrine
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy