The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 31 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Staffordshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £215 £275
% change year-on-year
+55.81% -21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -47.97%
Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36 19 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.77% 16.10% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 24
Average daily rate £431 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £445 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.26 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.41% -69.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Handset
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Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Handset across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire