Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smartphone over the 6 months to 17 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 > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 213 224
Rank change year-on-year +30 +11 -31
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 21 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 0.62% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 13
North West median daily rate £173 £294 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.28% -40.66% +51.15%
10th Percentile £148 £140 £328
90th Percentile £723 £375 £663
England median daily rate £190 £200 £328
% change year-on-year -5.00% -38.93% +9.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
North West median hourly rate £24.89 £15.15 £13.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.29% +11.19% +23.86%
10th Percentile £22.05 £15.08 £10.41
90th Percentile £30.53 £15.23 £16.74
England median hourly rate £13.50 £15.08 £15.85
% change year-on-year -10.45% -4.89% -10.70%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1674 2272 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.26% 32.76% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 1447 1406
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 88 111
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.75 £17.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -3.40% +15.60%
10th Percentile £11.46 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.34 £45.72 £45.75
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.67 £19.03
% change year-on-year -0.82% +8.62% +5.72%

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Smartphone as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Smartphone in the North West

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smartphone in the North West

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smartphone in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smartphone in the North West

Smartphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smartphone in the North West

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Manchester +22 11 £163 -37.90% 3
Merseyside - 7 £168 -
Cheshire +7 3 £715 +410.71% 1
Smartphone
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 7 (33.33%) LAN
3 7 (33.33%) VPN
3 7 (33.33%) Android
3 7 (33.33%) Google Drive
3 7 (33.33%) Google
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (28.57%) JIRA
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 5 (23.81%) Service Management
5 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
5 5 (23.81%) Apple
5 5 (23.81%) PBX
5 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 5 (23.81%) Office 365
6 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (19.05%) VoIP
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (14.29%) Finance

Smartphone
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Google Drive
2 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) LAN
1 7 (33.33%) VPN
2 5 (23.81%) PBX
2 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) VoIP
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (14.29%) DHCP
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) MPLS
4 3 (14.29%) SSL
4 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (9.52%) 3G
5 2 (9.52%) 4G
5 2 (9.52%) ADSL
5 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
5 2 (9.52%) ISDN
5 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Games
2 3 (14.29%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Designer
5 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) IT Support
5 3 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Lead Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
5 3 (14.29%) UX Designer
6 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Social Media
2 3 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) CMDB
3 2 (9.52%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 7 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 3 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (14.29%) Domain Models
4 3 (14.29%) Iconography
4 3 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (14.29%) Information Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (14.29%) Open Source
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Typography
5 2 (9.52%) Break/Fix
5 2 (9.52%) Runbook
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Google
3 5 (23.81%) Apple
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Symantec