The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Computing in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Computing over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Computing
Rank 583 562 531
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -31
Contract jobs citing Mobile Computing 17 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.061% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 12
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£342 £450 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.95% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £349 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £327 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-27.28% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
16926 16915 15102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.33% 31.05% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10398 10470 9012
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 656 657
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

Mobile Computing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Computing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Computing
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mobile Computing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Computing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Computing within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Mobile Computing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Computing
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Mobile Computing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Computing
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Computing within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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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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
England -27 13 £350 -22.22% 3
South East -10 6 £320 -39.04% 2
Berkshire -1 4 £335 - 2
London -8 4 £575 +64.28% 1
Reading - 4 £335 - 2
City of London +2 3 £475 +21.95%
North West -20 2 £225 -47.05%
West Lothian - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £225 -
Livingston - 2 - -
Middlesex +6 1 £528 +0.57%
Chatham - 1 £125 -
Maidstone - 1 £125 -
Kent - 1 £125 -

Mobile Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile Computing 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 Mobile Computing.

1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
3 15 (45.45%) MS Office
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (24.24%) IIS
6 8 (24.24%) ITIL
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (21.21%) Degree
7 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
7 7 (21.21%) SLA
7 7 (21.21%) Citrix
7 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
8 6 (18.18%) CISSP
8 6 (18.18%) CISM
8 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 6 (18.18%) VMware
8 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
8 6 (18.18%) ISSAP
8 6 (18.18%) Security Architecture
8 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (18.18%) SABSA
8 6 (18.18%) Cyber Security
9 5 (15.15%) COBIT
9 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (15.15%) Technical Architecture

Mobile Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile Computing 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 Mobile Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 8 (24.24%) IIS
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.09%) Lync
4 3 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS Office
2 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.03%) WLAN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Advertising
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (18.18%) Architect
4 6 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (18.18%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Security Architect
5 5 (15.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (12.12%) Programmer
6 4 (12.12%) Developer
6 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) C# Programmer
7 3 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Information Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
1 4 (12.12%) WCF
1 4 (12.12%) WPF
1 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (12.12%) RESTful
2 3 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) iPhone
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 6 (18.18%) Security Architecture
2 6 (18.18%) SABSA
2 6 (18.18%) Cyber Security
3 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (15.15%) Information Security
3 5 (15.15%) Service Management
4 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.12%) RAD
4 4 (12.12%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.12%) System Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Time Management
5 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) CISSP
2 6 (18.18%) CISM
2 6 (18.18%) ISSAP
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
2 5 (15.15%) COBIT
2 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Citrix
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Telerik
5 3 (9.09%) Apple
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) McAfee
6 2 (6.06%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago