Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - - 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median daily rate - - -
Cheshire median daily rate - - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Chester median hourly rate - - £16.84
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £16.84

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

All Generic IT Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 64 65 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 30.05% 21.96% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 54 81
Chester median daily rate £342 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.80% -8.54% +42.61%
10th Percentile £273 £233 £305
90th Percentile £493 £530 £513
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £415
% change year-on-year -6.25% -3.61% +7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Chester median hourly rate £21.00 £15.15 £16.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.61% -5.37% -4.93%
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.42 £19.64 £16.92
% change year-on-year -6.22% +16.09% +5.75%

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Handset as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Handset in Chester

Handset
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Handset in Chester