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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Computing
Rank 562 557 523
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -34
Contract jobs citing Mobile Computing 14 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.037% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.089% 0.12% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 1
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£125 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £125 £438 £525
% change year-on-year
-71.42% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 -

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
15660 15644 13681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 30.60% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9676 9532 8203
Average daily rate £425 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 622 776
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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 2 March 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 27 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 2 March 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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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 -34 14 £125 -71.42% 5
South East -14 6 £125 -76.19% 3
Kent - 6 £125 - 2
London +6 4 £475 -10.37%
Chatham - 3 £125 - 2
North West -9 2 £225 -47.05%
City of London +7 1 £475 -
Essex - 1 - -
South West - 1 £150 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
Scotland - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Lymm - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Wareham - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -

Mobile Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) MS Office
3 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
4 11 (35.48%) Citrix
5 10 (32.26%) Security Architecture
6 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
6 9 (29.03%) Information Security
6 9 (29.03%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (22.58%) Cyber Security
8 7 (22.58%) Blackberry
8 7 (22.58%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) SLA
9 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
9 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (16.13%) XenApp
10 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
10 5 (16.13%) Finance
11 4 (12.90%) VMware
11 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
11 4 (12.90%) Advertising
11 4 (12.90%) Service Management
11 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (12.90%) Symantec
11 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010

Mobile Computing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (9.68%) Lync
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (51.61%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) VPN
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) Broadband
2 2 (6.45%) 3G
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
3 3 (9.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Architect
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
1 10 (32.26%) Security Architect
2 9 (29.03%) Support Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (19.35%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (19.35%) Digital Architect
5 5 (16.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Service Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) IT Support
7 3 (9.68%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
7 3 (9.68%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Information Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
8 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Blackberry
2 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
3 3 (9.68%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.45%) NetWare
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Security Architecture
2 9 (29.03%) Technical Architecture
2 9 (29.03%) Information Security
3 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL
4 7 (22.58%) Cyber Security
5 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
6 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) SABSA
6 3 (9.68%) Time Management
6 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.23%) Coaching
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
1 1 (3.23%) VBA
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CISM
1 3 (9.68%) ISSAP
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
1 3 (9.68%) CISSP
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
2 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Citrix
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Symantec
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) Apple
5 2 (6.45%) Becrypt
5 2 (6.45%) Novell
5 2 (6.45%) Lotus
5 2 (6.45%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
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