The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £218 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-33.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -55.60%
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 Wiltshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
121 133 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.45% 20.62% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 68 79
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £40.50 £15.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.91% +162.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £13.50 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Handset across the Wiltshire region.

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Handset 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 Handset.

1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 3 (100.00%) Polycom
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WLAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) DNS

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Handset 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 Handset. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WLAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 3 (100.00%) Polycom
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft