The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 137 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Handset 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.21% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Median daily rate £420 £115 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+265.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £218 £325
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -33.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £15.92 £16.65
% change year-on-year
+35.05% -4.38%
Handset
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1017 787 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.96% 27.11% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 380 382
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 42 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.74 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Handset
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Handset across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Handset Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Handset
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
West Lothian - 4 £420 -
Handset
UK

Handset
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Handset.

1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) MVNO
4 2 (25.00%) Avaya
4 2 (25.00%) Softphone
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Billing
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (37.50%) MVNO
2 2 (25.00%) Softphone
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Development Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Development Project Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Software Development Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Software Development Project Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Avaya Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) IP Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Billing Project Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Avaya