Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 333 368
Rank change year-on-year -1 +35 -12
Contract jobs citing Handset 24 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.65% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 5
South East median daily rate £132 £125 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.31% -50.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £111 £123 £153
90th Percentile £336 £165 £388
England median daily rate £115 £250 £349
% change year-on-year -54.00% -28.32% +26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £12.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -5.77% +1.96%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £12.75 £43.75 £13.50
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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4786 4934 5957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.86% 29.69% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2806 2841 3446
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% +7.75%
10th Percentile £218 £225 £225
90th Percentile £563 £575 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 287 321
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.68 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% +21.44% +17.40%
10th Percentile £10.69 £12.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £54.25 £47.83
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 the South East

Job postings citing Handset as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Handset in the South East

Handset
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Handset in the South East

Handset
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Handset in the South East

Handset
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Handset in the South East

Handset
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the South East 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
Surrey -8 7 £500 -
Thames Valley -20 7 £135 +8.00% 2
Berkshire 0 6 £130 -14.75% 1
Hampshire +7 5 £111 -
East Sussex +1 3 £111 -
Oxfordshire -2 1 £140 +12.00%
Sussex - 1 £115 -
Kent - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £340 -
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 South East region with a requirement for Handset.

1 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
2 8 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (20.83%) Electronics
5 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) Adobe
6 3 (12.50%) Internet
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) Wireless
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) LTE
6 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (12.50%) Digital Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (8.33%) VoWiFi
7 2 (8.33%) Service Design
7 2 (8.33%) Office 365
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (8.33%) VoLTE
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) Android

Handset
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
1 3 (12.50%) LTE
1 3 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (8.33%) GSM
2 2 (8.33%) HSPA
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) VoLTE
2 2 (8.33%) VoWiFi
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) WCDMA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) VLAN
3 1 (4.17%) WLAN
General
1 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Handset Tester
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile Tester
1 5 (20.83%) Tester
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Analytics Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Digital Analytics Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Handset Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support
3 3 (12.50%) LTE Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Analytics Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) CMDB
4 1 (4.17%) CESG
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Analytics
1 3 (12.50%) Digital Analytics
1 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
2 2 (8.33%) Service Design
2 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (4.17%) Analytics Management
3 1 (4.17%) Coaching
3 1 (4.17%) Line Management
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.17%) Product Management
3 1 (4.17%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (4.17%) CCIE
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Adobe
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) AppSense
3 1 (4.17%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) Meraki
3 1 (4.17%) Mitel
3 1 (4.17%) Polycom
3 1 (4.17%) Samsung
3 1 (4.17%) Sophos
3 1 (4.17%) VMware