Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smartphone over the 6 months to 21 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.

Smartphone
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 491 477
Rank change year-on-year -53 -14 -8
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 90 124 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.75% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 62 82
London median daily rate £185 £180 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -36.51% -0.96%
10th Percentile £116 £113 £132
90th Percentile £438 £461 £533
England median daily rate £185 £200 £325
% change year-on-year -7.50% -38.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 17
London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.29 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.78% -4.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £14.30 £12.23 £9.90
90th Percentile £21.20 £25.70 £25.00
England median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -10.00% -5.36% -9.43%

Smartphone 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 18382 16529 17361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.06% 36.79% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13171 11709 12204
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £680 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 252 304
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 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £50.00 £49.25
England median hourly rate £20.55 £20.75 £19.08
% change year-on-year -0.96% +8.75% +6.00%

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Smartphone in London

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smartphone in London

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smartphone in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smartphone in London

Smartphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smartphone in London

Smartphone
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 Smartphone within the London region over the 6 months to 21 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 +2 14 £208 +23.15% 14
West London -9 4 £123 +19.51%
East London - 1 - - 2
Smartphone
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone 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 Smartphone.

1 48 (53.33%) Windows
2 34 (37.78%) Active Directory
3 31 (34.44%) Android
4 25 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
5 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 23 (25.56%) Apple iOS
7 21 (23.33%) Incident Management
8 20 (22.22%) Google
9 19 (21.11%) Service Management
10 18 (20.00%) Apple
10 18 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 17 (18.89%) SCCM
12 15 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 13 (14.44%) Finance
13 13 (14.44%) Video Conferencing
13 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
13 13 (14.44%) JIRA
14 11 (12.22%) ITSM
14 11 (12.22%) Citrix
14 11 (12.22%) Mac OS X
14 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Excel
15 10 (11.11%) Blackberry
15 10 (11.11%) Mac OS
16 9 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 9 (10.00%) Internet
16 9 (10.00%) Windows 10
17 8 (8.89%) LAN
17 8 (8.89%) WAN
17 8 (8.89%) Management Information System
17 8 (8.89%) Telecoms

Smartphone
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 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (4.44%) IIS
1 4 (4.44%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.11%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Google Drive
1 5 (5.56%) SaaS
2 4 (4.44%) Office 365
3 3 (3.33%) G Suite
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.11%) GitHub
5 1 (1.11%) Google Play
5 1 (1.11%) IaaS
5 1 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) Internet
2 8 (8.89%) LAN
2 8 (8.89%) WAN
3 7 (7.78%) DNS
3 7 (7.78%) VPN
4 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.44%) DHCP
5 4 (4.44%) Network Security
5 4 (4.44%) Skype
6 3 (3.33%) Firewall
6 3 (3.33%) VoIP
6 3 (3.33%) WLAN
7 1 (1.11%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.11%) DVB
7 1 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.22%) gulp
2 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.11%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.11%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.11%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.11%) Firebug
3 1 (1.11%) Gradle
3 1 (1.11%) Grunt
3 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.11%) Mocha
3 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.11%) PostCSS
3 1 (1.11%) QUnit
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
3 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (14.44%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.78%) Banking
4 6 (6.67%) Law
5 5 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 5 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.56%) Legal
6 3 (3.33%) Marketing
7 2 (2.22%) Electronics
7 2 (2.22%) Games
7 2 (2.22%) Retail
8 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.11%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Analyst
2 19 (21.11%) Desktop Support
3 14 (15.56%) Support Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) Service Analyst
6 11 (12.22%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 10 (11.11%) IT Support
8 7 (7.78%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (7.78%) Developer
8 7 (7.78%) IT Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Mac Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) CSS
1 3 (3.33%) HTML
1 3 (3.33%) HTML5
1 3 (3.33%) JSON
2 2 (2.22%) Ajax
2 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.22%) Backbone.js
2 2 (2.22%) CSS3
2 2 (2.22%) jQuery
2 2 (2.22%) LESS
2 2 (2.22%) Node.js
2 2 (2.22%) React
2 2 (2.22%) REST
2 2 (2.22%) Sass
2 2 (2.22%) Web Services
2 2 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) Akka
3 1 (1.11%) D3.js
3 1 (1.11%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (1.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 8 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.67%) CESG
5 5 (5.56%) Hedge funds
5 5 (5.56%) iPhone
5 5 (5.56%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.33%) Handset
6 3 (3.33%) PDA
6 3 (3.33%) User Experience
7 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.11%) Blog
8 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.11%) EPoS
8 1 (1.11%) Fintech
8 1 (1.11%) IPTV
8 1 (1.11%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.11%) PKI
8 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (53.33%) Windows
2 31 (34.44%) Android
3 23 (25.56%) Apple iOS
4 18 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (12.22%) Mac OS X
6 10 (11.11%) Mac OS
7 9 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 7 (7.78%) Windows XP
9 5 (5.56%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.22%) Linux
10 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
10 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.11%) Unix
11 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Incident Management
2 19 (21.11%) Service Management
3 11 (12.22%) ITSM
4 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.78%) Statistics
5 6 (6.67%) ITIL
5 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.56%) Information Security
7 4 (4.44%) BCP
7 4 (4.44%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.44%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (4.44%) Change Management
7 4 (4.44%) Information Management
7 4 (4.44%) Information Security Management
7 4 (4.44%) Security Management
8 3 (3.33%) Information Assurance
8 3 (3.33%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.22%) Memory Management
9 2 (2.22%) Product Management
9 2 (2.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.33%) C
1 3 (3.33%) C++
1 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.11%) ECMAScript
2 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) CTC Cleared
4 6 (6.67%) Degree
5 5 (5.56%) MCP
5 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.44%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.44%) IISP
6 4 (4.44%) MCDST
6 4 (4.44%) MCSE
7 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.11%) CISA
8 1 (1.11%) CISM
8 1 (1.11%) CRISC
8 1 (1.11%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) SLA
2 4 (4.44%) GDPR
2 4 (4.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (4.44%) QA
3 3 (3.33%) RMADS
4 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (37.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (2.22%) vSphere
3 1 (1.11%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.11%) Firmware
3 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (18.89%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.22%) Google
3 18 (20.00%) Apple
4 11 (12.22%) Citrix
5 5 (5.56%) LANDesk
6 4 (4.44%) Avaya
6 4 (4.44%) Cisco
7 3 (3.33%) VMware
8 2 (2.22%) CommVault
8 2 (2.22%) Iron Mountain
8 2 (2.22%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.11%) Adobe
9 1 (1.11%) Canon
9 1 (1.11%) HP
9 1 (1.11%) iManage
9 1 (1.11%) Lotus
9 1 (1.11%) Mitel
9 1 (1.11%) Samsung
9 1 (1.11%) WorldPay