The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pocket PC in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pocket PC over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pocket PC
Rank - 544 -
Contract jobs citing Pocket PC 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.019% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.061% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 -
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
15251 14775 13370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.89% 30.68% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9638 9110 7984
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 606 589 811
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.69 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Pocket PC
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Pocket PC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Pocket PC
Daily Rate Trend

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

Pocket PC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Pocket PC
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Pocket PC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Pocket PC
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pocket PC within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
England - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1

Pocket PC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Pocket PC 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 Pocket PC.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++
2 5 (83.33%) Windows CE
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Phone 8
2 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Phone
2 5 (83.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) NetIQ
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000

Pocket PC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Pocket PC 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 Pocket PC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows CE
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Phone 8
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Embedded C++
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NetIQ