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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
England / South East
Rank 229 242 250
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing Handset 11 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.13% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.42% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £148 £275 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.36% +77.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £423 £550
% change year-on-year
-28.99% -23.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.46% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £16.50 £16.40
% change year-on-year
-26.84% +0.64%

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
2141 2611 2811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.92% 31.27% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1509 1513
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 177 169
Median hourly rate £19.81 £37.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.16% +111.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £58.65 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +11 4 £150 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £135 -
Hampshire +12 2 - - 1
Surrey +18 1 - -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
1 5 (25.00%) Smartphone
1 5 (25.00%) CMDB
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (15.00%) IVR
3 3 (15.00%) Huawei
3 3 (15.00%) MVNO
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) LTE
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) QA
4 2 (10.00%) Android
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Nortel Meridian
4 2 (10.00%) Mitel
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) Nortel
4 2 (10.00%) Avaya
4 2 (10.00%) GSM
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) UMTS
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) WAP
5 1 (5.00%) WCDMA
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) MVNO
2 2 (10.00%) GSM
2 2 (10.00%) LTE
2 2 (10.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) 3G
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) GPRS
3 1 (5.00%) HSPA
3 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) UMTS
3 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
1 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Designer
2 4 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) IT Support
2 4 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Customer Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) ICT Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Avaya Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Content Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) CMDB
1 5 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (15.00%) IVR
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Android Development
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Coaching
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Logistics
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Process Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Service Design
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CCIE
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Huawei
3 2 (10.00%) Avaya
3 2 (10.00%) Mitel
3 2 (10.00%) Nortel
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) BT
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Google