The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 263 250 231
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing Handset 6 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.34% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 10
Median daily rate £195 £218 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £208 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £321 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £218 £325
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -33.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £16.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £16.65
% change year-on-year
+27.67% +1.14%
Handset
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2850 2976 2614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.05% 31.88% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1556 1398
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £232 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 141 180
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.86 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.55% -17.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £47.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Handset
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Handset across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Handset Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Handset
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Hampshire +2 1 - -
Berkshire -9 1 £275 +27.16%
West Sussex -26 1 £195 -46.20%
Oxfordshire - 1 £125 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Handset.

1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Smartphone
3 3 (20.00%) CMDB
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (13.33%) Pricing Data
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) HSDPA
4 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) 3G
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (13.33%) UMTS
4 2 (13.33%) Agilent
4 2 (13.33%) HSUPA
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (13.33%) HSPA
4 2 (13.33%) LTE
4 2 (13.33%) CMS
4 2 (13.33%) Anite
4 2 (13.33%) Marketing

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) 3G
1 2 (13.33%) HSDPA
1 2 (13.33%) HSPA
1 2 (13.33%) HSUPA
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
1 2 (13.33%) LTE
1 2 (13.33%) UMTS
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) ATM
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) IT Support
1 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) LTE Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Voice Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Hardware Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Smartphone
2 3 (20.00%) CMDB
3 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Pricing Data
4 1 (6.67%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (13.33%) Content Management
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
1 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Agilent
2 2 (13.33%) Anite
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Polycom
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Sonus
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Wyse