The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 69 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Handset 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+27.67% +27.09%
Handset
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
232 248 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.58% 29.31% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 117 126
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.38 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +33.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £13.18 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Handset
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Handset.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (100.00%) Value-Added Service

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) Value-Added Service
1 1 (100.00%) VoLTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA