Period
to 24 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Computing in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Computing over the 6 months to 24 January 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.

Mobile Computing
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 827 809 778
Rank change year-on-year -18 -31 +32
Contract jobs citing Mobile Computing 21 23 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.026% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.067% 0.078% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 40
England median daily rate £120 £313 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.60% -29.58% +77.50%
UK median daily rate £120 £313 £444
% change year-on-year -61.60% -29.58% +77.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
England median hourly rate £19.56 £55.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.43% +358.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £17.62 £52.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £21.56 £97.50 £15.00
UK median hourly rate £19.56 £55.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -64.43% +358.33% -20.00%

Mobile Computing 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 31,159 29,527 32,146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.66% 32.80% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,092 19,369 20,805
England median daily rate £450 £432 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +1.65% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £250
90th Percentile £656 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 885 1,030 1,300
England median hourly rate £21.70 £20.82 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +4.10% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.32 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.40 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.77 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.17% +2.50% +14.29%

Mobile Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Computing in England

Mobile Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Computing in England

Mobile Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Computing in England over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Computing in England

Mobile Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Computing in England

Mobile Computing
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 Mobile Computing within the England region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
South East -8 12 £120 -46.67% 1
London -54 5 £375 +27.66% 4
South West -4 2 £225 -57.14% 1
Midlands +4 1 £550 - 3
North of England - 1 - - 4
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £550 - 3
Mobile Computing
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Computing 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 Mobile Computing.

1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) VPN
3 11 (52.38%) Smartphone
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) Information Security
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (19.05%) IT Strategy
6 4 (19.05%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) Office 365
7 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
7 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 3 (14.29%) Legal
7 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 2 (9.52%) HP
8 2 (9.52%) Citrix
8 2 (9.52%) Juniper
8 2 (9.52%) Apple

Mobile Computing
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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) 1st Line Support
2 10 (47.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 10 (47.62%) Help Desk Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Help Desk Support
2 10 (47.62%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Service Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Service Desk Support
2 10 (47.62%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Support Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Head of IT
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Smartphone
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.52%) NHS
4 2 (9.52%) PKI
4 2 (9.52%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (4.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Mac OS
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) IT Strategy
2 4 (19.05%) SDLC
3 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.52%) Coaching
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) IT Governance
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.52%) Release Management
4 2 (9.52%) Robotic Process Automation
4 2 (9.52%) SOA
4 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.76%) Information Management
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Apple
4 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) McAfee