The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.59% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £218 £313
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -30.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £15.92 £16.65
% change year-on-year
+53.89% -4.38%
Handset
Hertfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
53 86 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 42.06% 53.42% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 12
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £262 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Handset
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for Handset.

1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) B2B
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Voice Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Voice Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) B2B