Period
to 19 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 804 746 786
Rank change year-on-year -58 +40 -20
Contract jobs citing Handset 60 69 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.079% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 50 38
England median daily rate £250 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% -8.33%
10th Percentile £127 £111 £118
90th Percentile £585 £451 £356
UK median daily rate £275 £225 £288
% change year-on-year +22.22% -21.74% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 17
England median hourly rate £30.00 £17.02 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.29% -59.96% +166.96%
10th Percentile £20.68 £10.00 £18.15
90th Percentile £41.38 £23.34 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £17.02 £42.50
% change year-on-year +76.29% -59.96% +166.96%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32,317 30,224 34,771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.24% 34.46% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,227 19,757 23,073
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £277 £265 £258
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,022 1,038 1,140
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.63% -1.70% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.30
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Handset in England

Handset
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Handset in England

Handset
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Handset in England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Handset in England

Handset
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Handset in England

Handset
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Handset in England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Handset in England

Handset
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the England region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 37 £275 -25.17%
South East -17 12 £148 +13.46% 1
North of England -15 7 £438 - 6
North West -11 5 - - 2
Yorkshire -20 2 £438 - 2
East of England -3 1 - - 2
Handset
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Handset also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Handset.

1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) Cisco
3 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (26.67%) Skype for Business
4 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (20.00%) Migration
5 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
6 11 (18.33%) VoIP
7 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 10 (16.67%) Service Management
7 10 (16.67%) Unified Communications
8 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
8 9 (15.00%) Degree
9 8 (13.33%) Polycom
9 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (13.33%) DHCP
9 8 (13.33%) DNS
9 8 (13.33%) ITIL
9 8 (13.33%) SQL
9 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (13.33%) Sonus
9 8 (13.33%) Office 365
9 8 (13.33%) ForgeRock
9 8 (13.33%) Windows 10
9 8 (13.33%) PingFederate
10 7 (11.67%) Skype

Handset
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 16 (26.67%) Skype for Business
2 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Office 365
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.00%) Mimecast
3 6 (10.00%) Yammer
4 4 (6.67%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) VoIP
2 10 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 8 (13.33%) DHCP
3 8 (13.33%) DNS
4 7 (11.67%) Skype
5 6 (10.00%) SMTP
5 6 (10.00%) WAN
6 5 (8.33%) Wireless
7 4 (6.67%) VPN
8 3 (5.00%) 4G
8 3 (5.00%) Firewall
8 3 (5.00%) Internet
8 3 (5.00%) Intranet
8 3 (5.00%) IP Telephony
8 3 (5.00%) LAN
8 3 (5.00%) LTE
8 3 (5.00%) VoLTE
9 2 (3.33%) BGP
9 2 (3.33%) TACACS
9 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Subversion
2 1 (1.67%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.67%) Back Office
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Law
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) IT Support
3 7 (11.67%) Service Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Analytics Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Consultant
5 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.00%) LTE Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Telecoms Tester
5 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Apache Flex
1 2 (3.33%) XMPP
2 1 (1.67%) Gearman
2 1 (1.67%) LAMP
2 1 (1.67%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.67%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (5.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.33%) BBC
2 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.33%) CMDB
2 2 (3.33%) NHS
2 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) ASIC
3 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.67%) Android
7 1 (1.67%) CentOS
7 1 (1.67%) Linux
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Migration
2 10 (16.67%) Service Management
3 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (13.33%) ITIL
4 7 (11.67%) Line Management
5 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.67%) Analytics
5 4 (6.67%) Digital Analytics
6 3 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.33%) Business Development
7 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.33%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (3.33%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.33%) PDM
7 2 (3.33%) Project Management
7 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery Management
7 2 (3.33%) Test Planning
7 2 (3.33%) Time Management
7 2 (3.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.67%) PHP
3 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.00%) CCNA
3 6 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.00%) CCNP
4 3 (5.00%) Master's Degree
5 2 (3.33%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (13.33%) PingFederate
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Cisco
2 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.33%) ForgeRock
3 8 (13.33%) Polycom
3 8 (13.33%) Sonus
4 7 (11.67%) VMware
5 6 (10.00%) Symantec
6 5 (8.33%) Red Box
7 4 (6.67%) Google
8 2 (3.33%) Adobe
8 2 (3.33%) Avaya
8 2 (3.33%) Citrix
8 2 (3.33%) Maxymiser
8 2 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (3.33%) NICE Systems
8 2 (3.33%) Optimizely
8 2 (3.33%) Sage
8 2 (3.33%) ShoreTel
8 2 (3.33%) Tableau
8 2 (3.33%) Verint