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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 141 146 126
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.100% 0.031% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.12% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £425 - £431
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 - £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £229 £415
% change year-on-year
+36.46% -44.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.72 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.11 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-17.27% -0.91%
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
953 831 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.69% 26.01% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 504 372
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £226 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 53 43
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.55 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol - 1 £475 - 2
Dorset - 1 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (50.00%) EPoS
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ISDN
2 1 (25.00%) PSTN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Nortel
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) ISDN
1 1 (25.00%) PSTN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Nortel