The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.28% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
52 94 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.31% 28.14% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 55 57
Median daily rate £315 £388 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% -6.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 1
Median hourly rate £15.75 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.36% +52.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Handset
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Taunton - 8 £300 -
Handset
South West

Handset
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Handset.

1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) VoIP
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) IVR
1 8 (100.00%) PABX
2 7 (87.50%) OpenScape
3 6 (75.00%) Unified Communications
4 4 (50.00%) BT
4 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (50.00%) Skype
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Siemens
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) PABX
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) VoIP
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) OpenScape
3 6 (75.00%) Unified Communications
4 4 (50.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Voice Support Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Support Technician
3 4 (50.00%) Voice Support Technician
4 3 (37.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (37.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
4 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 3 (37.50%) Communications Support Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) PABX Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) BT
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Siemens