Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 6 months to 19 November 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 585 542
Rank change year-on-year -22 -43 -5
Contract jobs citing Handset 27 22 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.058% 0.049% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.13% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 20
London median daily rate £245 £150 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.33% -51.22% +24.24%
10th Percentile £111 £108 £192
90th Percentile £402 £278 £420
England median daily rate £115 £250 £349
% change year-on-year -54.00% -28.32% +26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 14
London median hourly rate £16.00 £42.50 £19.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.35% +120.61% +24.29%
10th Percentile £15.10 £20.70 £13.50
90th Percentile £17.70 £44.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £12.50 £22.25 £16.84
% change year-on-year -43.82% +32.13% +20.29%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18046 16517 17527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.04% 36.78% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12925 11718 12317
London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +0.11%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 250 308
London median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.01
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.20% +9.04% +5.72%

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Handset in London

Handset
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Handset in London

Handset
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Handset in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Handset in London

Handset
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Handset in London

Handset
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Central London - 5 £283 -
West London -12 3 £350 -6.67%
Handset
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 London region with a requirement for Handset.

1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Android
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) iPhone
4 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (14.81%) Finance
4 4 (14.81%) Samsung
5 3 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
5 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (11.11%) Smartphone
5 3 (11.11%) Mitel
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
5 3 (11.11%) Degree
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Network Management
5 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.11%) Internet
5 3 (11.11%) Juniper
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) WLAN
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL

Handset
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Acrobat
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) WLAN
3 2 (7.41%) PABX
3 2 (7.41%) Skype
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) 4G
4 1 (3.70%) Broadband
4 1 (3.70%) CTI
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) Intranet
4 1 (3.70%) ISDN
4 1 (3.70%) PBX
4 1 (3.70%) PSTN
4 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.70%) SMS
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Field Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Email Campaign Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Smartphone Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) iPhone
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) CESG
4 1 (3.70%) IVR
4 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Android
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Network Management
2 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 3 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
2 3 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (7.41%) Change Control
3 2 (7.41%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.70%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) DNA
4 1 (3.70%) PDM
4 1 (3.70%) Product Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) C++
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.41%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) Samsung
3 3 (11.11%) Juniper
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Mitel
4 2 (7.41%) Apple
4 2 (7.41%) Avaya
4 2 (7.41%) Red Box
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Genesys
5 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.70%) Polycom
5 1 (3.70%) Sage
5 1 (3.70%) Siemens
5 1 (3.70%) Verint