The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 126 142 144
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 16 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.12% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 0.45% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £166 £238 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
-9.58% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
883 894 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.64% 27.24% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 561 470
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 49 52
Median hourly rate £27.38 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.98% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £55.00 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.63%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Smartphone as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Smartphone
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartphone across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Smartphone Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartphone across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Smartphone Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Bristol +5 7 £143 -40.00% 1
Somerset - 6 £275 - 1
Wiltshire +4 2 £350 - 1
Dorset - 1 £158 - 3
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone 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 West region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
3 16 (61.54%) Windows 7
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 11 (42.31%) MS Office
6 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
6 9 (34.62%) Blackberry
7 8 (30.77%) ITIL
7 8 (30.77%) Citrix
7 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
8 7 (26.92%) XenApp
9 6 (23.08%) SCCM
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
10 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
11 4 (15.38%) Android
11 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (15.38%) VMware
11 4 (15.38%) Internet
11 4 (15.38%) LAN
11 4 (15.38%) WAN
11 4 (15.38%) VPN
12 3 (11.54%) ADSL
12 3 (11.54%) SLA
12 3 (11.54%) Cisco
12 3 (11.54%) Finance
12 3 (11.54%) iPhone
12 3 (11.54%) iPad

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Office
2 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
1 4 (15.38%) VPN
1 4 (15.38%) WAN
1 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (11.54%) ADSL
3 2 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Military
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Desktop Support
3 6 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) IT Support
4 5 (19.23%) Service Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) IT Technician
5 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (11.54%) Support Technician
7 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) Ajax
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.54%) iPad
2 3 (11.54%) iPhone
3 2 (7.69%) CMDB
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) EPoS
4 1 (3.85%) Handset
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (3.85%) Social Media
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Android
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Change Management
2 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
2 2 (7.69%) ITSM
2 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 2 (7.69%) Service Management
2 2 (7.69%) Software Licensing
3 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
1 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
1 1 (3.85%) VB
1 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
1 1 (3.85%) VBA
1 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) MCDST
2 2 (7.69%) MCP
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) BitLocker
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.69%) UAG
3 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) AppSense
5 2 (7.69%) Canon
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) Forcepoint
5 2 (7.69%) Nokia
5 2 (7.69%) Samsung
5 2 (7.69%) Sophos
6 1 (3.85%) HP