The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Phone skills 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 Windows Phone over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Phone
Rank 234 220 241
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing Windows Phone 8 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.36% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
Average daily rate
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£123 £290 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.75% +0.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2192 2061 1989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.81% 24.31% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1036 830
Average daily rate £325 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 256 275
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Windows Phone Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Windows Phone Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Phone
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Phone across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Windows Phone Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Phone
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 Windows Phone within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Sussex - 4 £120 -
Berkshire -6 3 £400 +38.52% 4
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
Windows Phone
England

Windows Phone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Phone 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 Windows Phone.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Android
2 14 (56.00%) Apple iOS
3 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
6 5 (20.00%) Lotus
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (16.00%) C
7 4 (16.00%) C#
7 4 (16.00%) MS Office
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.00%) HP
7 4 (16.00%) VPN
7 4 (16.00%) Handset
7 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
7 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (16.00%) IaaS
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (16.00%) PaaS
8 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration

Windows Phone
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Phone 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 Windows Phone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (12.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) IaaS
1 4 (16.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) VoIP
2 2 (8.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (8.00%) HSPA
2 2 (8.00%) LTE
2 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) NFC
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Multimedia
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Architect
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.00%) User Experience Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Mobility Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8 Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.00%) Handset
2 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.00%) Copywriting
3 2 (8.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.00%) iPhone
4 1 (4.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Android
2 14 (56.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) Validation
3 2 (8.00%) MVVM
3 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
1 4 (16.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Lotus
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Symbian
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