Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 351 355
Rank change year-on-year +132 +4 -22
Contract jobs citing Handset 15 16 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.36% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 7
Median daily rate £525 £275 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.91% +96.43% -5.08%
10th Percentile £513 £152 £107
90th Percentile £538 £288 £190
England median daily rate £225 £188 £165
% change year-on-year +20.00% +13.64% -51.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £13.99 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +168.05% -62.69% +69.45%
10th Percentile £36.25 £13.99 £36.25
90th Percentile £38.75 £13.99 £59.75
England median hourly rate £37.50 £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +82.93% -31.67% +67.79%

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 2,170 4,449 5,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.23% 30.37% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,196 2,631 2,946
Median daily rate £425 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +4.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £185 £260 £228
90th Percentile £591 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £470
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 228 252
Median hourly rate £31.00 £18.35 £28.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.98% -35.35% +69.40%
10th Percentile £13.06 £11.85 £10.20
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.73
Median hourly rate £27.18 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +29.40% -4.55% +10.29%

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Handset as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Handset in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Handset in the South East

Handset
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Handset in the South East.

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 27 May 2020. 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
Hampshire +83 15 £525 +358.64%
Handset
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Handset also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Handset.

1 10 (66.67%) IP Telephony
1 10 (66.67%) LTE
1 10 (66.67%) VoLTE
2 9 (60.00%) ASIC
3 7 (46.67%) 5G
4 4 (26.67%) Regression Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (20.00%) RESTful
5 3 (20.00%) Azure
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) JSON
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) MCSE
5 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (20.00%) ERD
5 3 (20.00%) Android
5 3 (20.00%) Android Development
5 3 (20.00%) Android Studio
5 3 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) API Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Azure
1 3 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) IP Telephony
1 10 (66.67%) LTE
1 10 (66.67%) VoLTE
2 7 (46.67%) 5G
3 1 (6.67%) 3GPP
3 1 (6.67%) 4G
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) PBX
3 1 (6.67%) Skype
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Android Studio
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Test Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) LTE Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms Test Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Field Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) JSON
1 3 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) ASIC
2 1 (6.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Regression Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Android Development
2 3 (20.00%) API Development
2 3 (20.00%) ERD
2 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (20.00%) SDLC
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) SOLID
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Avaya