The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

Smartphone
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 122 127
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 15 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.71% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 0.31% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £225 £173 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -61.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £200 £320
% change year-on-year +50.00% -37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.08 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +20.60% -7.40%  

Smartphone 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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 678 651 690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.89% 26.25% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 358 400
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 60 59
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -8.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £48.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Smartphone in the East of England

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Smartphone in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Smartphone in the East of England

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smartphone in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smartphone in the East of England

Smartphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smartphone in the East of England

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Cambridgeshire +12 10 £325 +96.96% 8
Hertfordshire - 5 £130 - 13
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 4
Smartphone
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone 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 East of England region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 12 (57.14%) Windows
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 8 (38.10%) VPN
3 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
4 7 (33.33%) MS Office
4 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 6 (28.57%) Android
5 6 (28.57%) Office Automation
5 6 (28.57%) Apple
6 5 (23.81%) Remedy
6 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
7 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) VoIP
8 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
9 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
9 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
9 2 (9.52%) Skype
9 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
9 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (9.52%) Android Development
9 2 (9.52%) iOS Development

Smartphone
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) Marvel
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) VPN
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) VoIP
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) NAS
3 2 (9.52%) Skype
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Dutch Language
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) German Language
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Publishing
2 2 (9.52%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
2 4 (19.05%) Support Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Android Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) HTML5
1 2 (9.52%) WebKit
1 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (9.52%) Life Science
3 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Android
3 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Unix
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Office Automation
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (9.52%) Android Development
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) MCSA
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MOS
3 1 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Apple
3 5 (23.81%) Remedy
4 2 (9.52%) Avaya
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Lotus
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Samsung
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Xamarin
5 1 (4.76%) Adobe
5 1 (4.76%) AppSense
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
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