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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 127 149 147
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 12 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.19% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 0.60% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £185 £301 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.58% -45.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £313 £238
% change year-on-year
-40.80% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.87 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+18.92% -7.40%
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
740 1005 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.49% 31.48% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 654 538
Median daily rate £363 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 51 50
Median hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.55 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 December 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
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 8 December 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
Somerset - 7 - - 7
Bristol - 2 - - 1
Devon - 2 £185 - 7
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
5 8 (28.57%) Blackberry
5 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (25.00%) ITIL
7 6 (21.43%) MS Office
8 5 (17.86%) ADSL
8 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) SCCM
8 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
9 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
9 4 (14.29%) LAN
9 4 (14.29%) WAN
9 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco
10 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
10 3 (10.71%) VMware
10 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
11 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (7.14%) Samsung
11 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
11 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
11 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (7.14%) Skype

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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.57%) Moodle
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (17.86%) ADSL
3 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) Internet
4 2 (7.14%) ISDN
4 2 (7.14%) MPLS
4 2 (7.14%) Skype
4 2 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
4 2 (7.14%) VoIP
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) IT Support
2 7 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support
4 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Active Directory Support
7 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Network Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.14%) Android
5 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Information Governance
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.14%) ITSM
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) CCDA
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CNA
2 2 (7.14%) CNE
2 2 (7.14%) MCSA
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Nokia
4 2 (7.14%) Novell
4 2 (7.14%) Samsung
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix