The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 23 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 - 117
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Handset 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.22% - 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £218
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £300 £209
% change year-on-year -53.33% +43.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.26 - -
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 Hampshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 491 586 663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 27.60% 29.42% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 356 378
Median daily rate £413 £381 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.26% -1.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 39
Median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.73% +180.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £15.70 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £57.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Handset
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Handset in Hampshire

Handset
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Handset in Hampshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Handset in Hampshire

Handset
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Handset in Hampshire

Handset
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Basingstoke - 2 £300 -
Southampton - 1 £111 -
Handset
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Handset.

1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) MCDST
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS

Handset
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Handset Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) LTE Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Testing Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCDST
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft