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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 271 254 240
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing Handset 9 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.39% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Median daily rate £178 £225 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £208 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £368 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £225 £313
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £16.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £15.92 £16.65
% change year-on-year
+53.89% -4.38%
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
2999 3102 2755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.09% 31.23% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1751 1643 1455
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 149 187
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.90 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.69% -7.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.27 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

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 5 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 5 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
Hampshire 0 2 £165 -52.85%
Berkshire -4 2 £275 +32.53% 1
West Sussex -22 2 £195 -46.20%
Oxfordshire - 2 £151 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (21.05%) CMDB
4 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
4 3 (15.79%) Smartphone
4 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
4 3 (15.79%) Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (10.53%) HSDPA
5 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) UMTS
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (10.53%) Internet
5 2 (10.53%) 3G
5 2 (10.53%) Agilent
5 2 (10.53%) HSUPA
5 2 (10.53%) Content Management
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
5 2 (10.53%) Legal
5 2 (10.53%) CMS
5 2 (10.53%) Anite
5 2 (10.53%) Pricing Data
5 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet

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 (10.53%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
1 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) 3G
1 2 (10.53%) HSDPA
1 2 (10.53%) HSPA
1 2 (10.53%) HSUPA
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) LTE
1 2 (10.53%) UMTS
1 2 (10.53%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) ATM
2 1 (5.26%) Megaco
2 1 (5.26%) RANAP
2 1 (5.26%) RNC
2 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Coordinator
2 3 (15.79%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) ICT Coordinator
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) LTE Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) CMDB
2 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
2 3 (15.79%) Smartphone
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Pricing Data
4 1 (5.26%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Content Management
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Budget Control
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
1 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Agilent
2 2 (10.53%) Anite
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Nokia
3 1 (5.26%) Polycom
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Sonus
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Wyse