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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £295 £260
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.67 £15.84
% change year-on-year
-31.36% +24.17%
Handset
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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
51 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 35.92% 41.86% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 9
Average daily rate £263 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +162.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Handset across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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