The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smartphone
Rank 260 224 231
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +7
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 16 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.24% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.81% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 4
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£210 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.80% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £345 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +37.93%
Smartphone
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
3074 2703 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.52% 29.60% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1737 1477 1237
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 151 143
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartphone across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Smartphone Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 7 £250 -20.00% 1
Surrey -3 5 £165 -30.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 3 - -
Hampshire -13 1 £250 -27.53% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Smartphone also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smartphone.

1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) MS Office
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 7 (33.33%) Wireless
4 6 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 6 (28.57%) Dell
4 6 (28.57%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) Android
5 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (23.81%) Citrix
5 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
5 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
6 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
6 4 (19.05%) LAN
6 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (19.05%) SCCM
6 4 (19.05%) LTE
6 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
7 3 (14.29%) Office 365
7 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
7 3 (14.29%) BYOD
7 3 (14.29%) McAfee
7 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (14.29%) MS Excel

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Smartphone also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smartphone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Wireless
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
2 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (19.05%) LTE
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) 3G
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) IT Support
3 4 (19.05%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Operations Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Android Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) ODBC
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) JSF
2 1 (4.76%) PhoneGap
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) BYOD
3 2 (9.52%) Statistics
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 6 (28.57%) Android
5 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 1 (4.76%) UNIX
7 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 2 (9.52%) Android Development
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.52%) Software License Management
2 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) MVC
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCP
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Dell
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) McAfee
5 2 (9.52%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.76%) Altiris
6 1 (4.76%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy