The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 22 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Handset 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.23% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £111 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £300 £208
% change year-on-year -53.33% +44.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £21.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year -13.11% +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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 158 149 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 37.00% 31.04% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 64 89
Median daily rate £450 £319 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.17% -17.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £231 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 52 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -11.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Handset
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Handset in Essex

Handset
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Handset in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region with a requirement for Handset.

1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Handset
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared