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 3 months to 25 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.

Smartphone
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 154 147
Rank change year-on-year +33 -7  
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 14 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.48% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 0.68% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 0
Median daily rate £176 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £375 £275
% change year-on-year -56.00% +36.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.15 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.23
% change year-on-year -10.00% +13.37%  

Smartphone 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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 929 1174 949
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.03% 31.29% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 698 545
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £261 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 54 56
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £47.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Smartphone as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 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
Manchester +22 8 £250 - 3
Merseyside - 4 £166 -
Cheshire +26 1 - - 5
Lancashire 0 1 - -
Smartphone
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) Android
2 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
3 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (33.33%) LAN
3 6 (33.33%) WAN
3 6 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) DHCP
4 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 5 (27.78%) SSL
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 5 (27.78%) HTML5
4 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
4 5 (27.78%) Subversion
4 5 (27.78%) QA
4 5 (27.78%) Sass
4 5 (27.78%) LESS
4 5 (27.78%) Grunt
4 5 (27.78%) PayPal
4 5 (27.78%) Wireframes
5 4 (22.22%) Node.js

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 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Google Drive
2 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 6 (33.33%) LAN
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) DHCP
3 5 (27.78%) SSL
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (22.22%) PBX
4 4 (22.22%) VLAN
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) MPLS
5 3 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
6 2 (11.11%) ISDN
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 5 (27.78%) Grunt
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
1 5 (27.78%) Email Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) UX Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) HTML5
2 5 (27.78%) LESS
2 5 (27.78%) Sass
3 4 (22.22%) Node.js
4 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Android
2 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) CRM
1 6 (33.33%) Service Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
2 5 (27.78%) Wireframes
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Iconography
5 1 (5.56%) Informatics
5 1 (5.56%) Information Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) BitLocker
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco
1 5 (27.78%) PayPal
2 4 (22.22%) Google
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
4 2 (11.11%) Samsung
5 1 (5.56%) AppSense
5 1 (5.56%) BeyondTrust
5 1 (5.56%) Canon
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) ScanSafe
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
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Posted: 5 days ago
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