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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 238 253 250
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing Handset 14 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.16% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.53% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £125 £313 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -9.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £229 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+226.92% +4.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+111.53% -6.99%
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
2594 3046 2768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.84% 31.23% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 1742 1499
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 £220 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 180 163
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% +23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.41 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Handset across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Handset Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 September 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
Berkshire +6 8 - - 1
Surrey +7 2 - -
East Sussex +5 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £125 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 14 (51.85%) Analytics
2 13 (48.15%) Adobe Analytics
2 13 (48.15%) Adobe
3 12 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 10 (37.04%) Digital Analytics
4 10 (37.04%) Web Analytics
4 10 (37.04%) MS Office
5 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (22.22%) Quantitative Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
7 5 (18.52%) Smartphone
7 5 (18.52%) Apache Flex
7 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
8 4 (14.81%) CMDB
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (11.11%) Cisco
10 2 (7.41%) XMPP
10 2 (7.41%) Omniture
10 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
10 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (7.41%) QA
10 2 (7.41%) Degree
10 2 (7.41%) SQL
10 2 (7.41%) 3G
10 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (7.41%) Linux
10 2 (7.41%) MS Excel

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:

Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.70%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) 3G
1 2 (7.41%) LTE
2 1 (3.70%) 4G
2 1 (3.70%) ATM
2 1 (3.70%) Broadband
2 1 (3.70%) GPRS
2 1 (3.70%) GSM
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) SMS
2 1 (3.70%) UMTS
2 1 (3.70%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (3.70%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
General
1 12 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analytics Manager
1 12 (44.44%) Digital Analytics Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) IT Support
3 3 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Voice Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Web Analytics Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Web Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Apache Flex
2 2 (7.41%) XMPP
3 1 (3.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Smartphone
2 4 (14.81%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Analytics
2 10 (37.04%) Digital Analytics
2 10 (37.04%) Web Analytics
3 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
4 6 (22.22%) Quantitative Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Memory Management
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Android Development
7 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.70%) Change Control
7 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.70%) High Availability
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C#
1 2 (7.41%) C++
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Adobe
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Omniture
5 1 (3.70%) BT
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) Maxymiser
5 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau
5 1 (3.70%) VMware