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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smartphone
England / South West
Rank 118 135 141
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 15 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.30% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.16% 0.94% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £274 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £226 £265
% change year-on-year
+32.59% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%

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
694 954 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.89% 31.89% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 654 486
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 65 55
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 - - 6
Bristol 0 4 - - 1
Wiltshire -1 2 - - 6
Devon - 1 £185 - 6
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
4 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 7 (25.00%) MS Office
7 7 (25.00%) WAN
8 6 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
9 5 (17.86%) ITSM
9 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
9 5 (17.86%) HP
9 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
9 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
9 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
9 5 (17.86%) SCCM
9 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
10 4 (14.29%) Android
10 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
10 4 (14.29%) Office 365
10 4 (14.29%) Apple
10 4 (14.29%) ADSL
10 4 (14.29%) LAN
11 3 (10.71%) VMware
11 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
11 3 (10.71%) Change Management
11 3 (10.71%) Wireless
11 3 (10.71%) Toshiba

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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) WAN
2 6 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (14.29%) ADSL
3 4 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) VPN
4 3 (10.71%) Wireless
5 2 (7.14%) DHCP
5 2 (7.14%) DNS
5 2 (7.14%) Internet
5 2 (7.14%) ISDN
5 2 (7.14%) MPLS
5 2 (7.14%) Skype
5 2 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) 2nd Line Support
1 11 (39.29%) IT Support
2 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 7 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Field Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (10.71%) Exchange Support
6 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (7.14%) EPoS
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) iPhone
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.29%) Android
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
2 5 (17.86%) ITSM
3 3 (10.71%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
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%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) Apple
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) Dell
4 3 (10.71%) Toshiba
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) Nokia
5 2 (7.14%) Novell
5 2 (7.14%) Samsung
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix