The 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 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 £315 £225 £273
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -17.02%
Handset
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
33 51 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.67% 31.88% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 48
Average daily rate £375 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £368 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £13.88 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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

Handset
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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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
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Handset
West Midlands