The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 92 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Handset 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.33% 0.071% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £344 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £203
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +109.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +20.68%
Handset
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
451 434 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.55% 30.67% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 223 209
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 16 22
Average hourly rate £46.00 £18.36 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.61% -0.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £16.80 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Handset
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Handset across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Handset Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Handset across the Surrey region.

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Handset
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 9 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
Reigate - 1 £275 -
Handset
South East

Handset
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Handset 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 Handset.

1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Wyse
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Windows

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Handset 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 Handset. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Wyse