The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
UK
Rank 536 565 558
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Contract jobs citing Handset 45 53 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 30
Median daily rate £319 £404 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.02% +31.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £137 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £423 £550
% change year-on-year
-28.99% -23.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 10
Median hourly rate £12.25 £37.50 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.33% +128.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £42.50 £25.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £16.50 £16.40
% change year-on-year
-26.84% +0.64%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14313 16654 15991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.49% 32.80% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9149 10570 10037
Median daily rate £438 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 705 655
Median hourly rate £21.04 £21.50 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.16% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.99 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Handset as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Handset
Daily Rate Trend

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Handset
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Handset within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Handset Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Handset
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Handset within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Handset Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Handset
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +19 34 £319 -19.38% 4
South East +13 11 £148 -46.36% 1
London -6 8 £339 -6.62%
South West +14 4 £339 +4.15%
Berkshire +11 4 £150 -
East of England +2 4 £260 +173.68% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £135 -
Scotland +24 3 £263 -37.50%
East Midlands - 3 - -
Kidlington - 3 £135 -
North West +14 2 £339 -32.30%
Hampshire +12 2 - - 1
Bristol +1 2 £362 +11.30%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £500 -
North East - 2 £500 -
Glasgow - 2 £175 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £500 -
Manchester - 2 £339 -
Bolton - 2 £339 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Surrey +18 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +4 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire +1 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £260 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £275 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Handset also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Handset.

1 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.34%) Cisco
3 16 (23.88%) Windows
3 16 (23.88%) VoIP
3 16 (23.88%) Migration
4 15 (22.39%) LAN
4 15 (22.39%) MS Office
5 13 (19.40%) WAN
6 12 (17.91%) IVR
7 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (13.43%) Degree
8 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
8 9 (13.43%) Apple
9 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (11.94%) DHCP
9 8 (11.94%) DNS
9 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
9 8 (11.94%) Validation
9 8 (11.94%) MCDST
9 8 (11.94%) Verint
9 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
10 7 (10.45%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
10 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (10.45%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (10.45%) Fat Client
10 7 (10.45%) Android
10 7 (10.45%) Finance
10 7 (10.45%) ITIL

Handset
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (22.39%) MS Office
2 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Google Play
1 1 (1.49%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) VoIP
2 15 (22.39%) LAN
3 13 (19.40%) WAN
4 8 (11.94%) DHCP
4 8 (11.94%) DNS
5 6 (8.96%) Internet
5 6 (8.96%) IP Telephony
5 6 (8.96%) Unified Communications
6 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.46%) Wireless
7 4 (5.97%) PBX
8 3 (4.48%) Firewall
8 3 (4.48%) GSM
8 3 (4.48%) LTE
8 3 (4.48%) MVNO
8 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.99%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (2.99%) Nortel Meridian
9 2 (2.99%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Big Data
1 1 (1.49%) GIS
1 1 (1.49%) Spatial Data
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Android Studio
2 1 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Analyst
2 11 (16.42%) IT Support
3 7 (10.45%) IT Support Technician
3 7 (10.45%) IT Technician
3 7 (10.45%) Site Manager
3 7 (10.45%) Support Technician
4 6 (8.96%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Unified Communications Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Designer
6 4 (5.97%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Customer Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.48%) ICT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) WAP
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) SOAP
3 1 (1.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) IVR
2 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.45%) Fat Client
3 7 (10.45%) Thin Client
4 6 (8.96%) Blackberry
4 6 (8.96%) Smartphone
5 5 (7.46%) CMDB
5 5 (7.46%) Driving Licence
6 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.99%) iPhone
7 2 (2.99%) NHS
7 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.49%) iPad
8 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.88%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
2 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (10.45%) Android
3 7 (10.45%) Mac OS X
3 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (10.45%) Windows XP
4 5 (7.46%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (4.48%) Unix
6 1 (1.49%) Linux
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Migration
2 8 (11.94%) Validation
3 7 (10.45%) ITIL
3 7 (10.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (8.96%) Network Architecture
4 6 (8.96%) Service Management
5 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.97%) Project Management
6 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.99%) Android Development
8 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.99%) CRM
8 2 (2.99%) DevOps
8 2 (2.99%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (2.99%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.49%) Coaching
9 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.49%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) Java
2 2 (2.99%) SQL
3 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
3 1 (1.49%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) MCDST
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.96%) CCNP
5 5 (7.46%) CCNA
6 1 (1.49%) CCIE
6 1 (1.49%) MBA
6 1 (1.49%) MCITP
6 1 (1.49%) MCSA
6 1 (1.49%) MCSE
6 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.49%) Firmware
3 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.99%) Packer
2 2 (2.99%) Puppet
2 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.34%) Cisco
3 9 (13.43%) Apple
4 8 (11.94%) Verint
5 3 (4.48%) Avaya
5 3 (4.48%) BT
5 3 (4.48%) Huawei
5 3 (4.48%) VMware
6 2 (2.99%) BroadSoft
6 2 (2.99%) Informatica
6 2 (2.99%) Mitel
6 2 (2.99%) Nortel
6 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.99%) Samsung
6 2 (2.99%) Siebel
7 1 (1.49%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle
7 1 (1.49%) Red Box
7 1 (1.49%) Symbian
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