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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £15.17
% change year-on-year
+226.92% -14.30%
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
49 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.21% 27.27% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 46
Median daily rate £325 £350 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £225 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 2
Median hourly rate £24.00 £55.00 £24.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.36% +127.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £13.60 £14.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £55.00 £33.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.29 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -1.07%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 August 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