The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Handsets
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 115 108
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7  
Contract jobs citing Handset 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.58% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £153 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £300 £216
% change year-on-year -53.33% +38.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.38 £21.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year -5.20% +27.67%  

Handset is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 511 689 733
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.22% 29.63% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 376 350
Median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.55 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.90 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Handset as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Handset in Berkshire

Handset
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Handset in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Handset in Berkshire

Handset
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Handset in Berkshire

Handset
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +1 3 - -
Handset
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Handset.

1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Service Design
3 2 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) HSPA
3 2 (16.67%) LTE
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) GSM
3 2 (16.67%) WCDMA
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Publishing
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Xcode

Handset
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) GSM
2 2 (16.67%) HSPA
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) LTE
2 2 (16.67%) WCDMA
3 1 (8.33%) VoLTE
3 1 (8.33%) VoWiFi
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Android Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Analytics Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Analytics Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Handset Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LTE Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Product Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Products Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Analytics
1 3 (25.00%) Digital Analytics
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics Management
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow