Period
to 22 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smartphone over the 6 months to 22 February 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.

Smartphone
England > South East
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 268 345 289
Rank change year-on-year +77 -56 +26
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 36 41 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.26% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 0.84% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 55
South East median daily rate £170 £415 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -59.04% +186.21% -6.45%
10th Percentile £106 £115 £120
90th Percentile £439 £650 £452
England median daily rate £175 £180 £175
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 9
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +56.00% -32.43%
10th Percentile £18.50 £12.06 £10.20
90th Percentile £19.50 £20.00 £19.45
England median hourly rate £15.85 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.78% +5.30% +9.45%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,187 4,897 5,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.84% 30.64% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,819 2,928 2,986
South East median daily rate £425 £434 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +8.44% -
10th Percentile £185 £238 £210
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 233 227
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.09% +1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £57.50 £51.05 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +9.52% -2.33% +8.00%

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Smartphone in the South East

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smartphone in the South East

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smartphone in the South East over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smartphone in the South East

Smartphone
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 Smartphone in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smartphone in the South East

Smartphone
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 Smartphone within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Thames Valley +46 13 £120 +4.35% 4
Hampshire +47 11 £120 -72.09% 3
Berkshire +27 9 £120 - 1
West Sussex +38 6 £350 -27.84%
Surrey +60 4 £425 +183.33% 11
East Sussex +16 3 £110 - 2
Oxfordshire +23 2 £170 - 1
Buckinghamshire +19 2 £175 +52.17% 2
Smartphone
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone 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 Smartphone.

1 25 (69.44%) Windows
1 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 17 (47.22%) Windows 10
4 14 (38.89%) Office 365
5 13 (36.11%) Android
6 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (22.22%) Azure
7 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
8 7 (19.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
8 7 (19.44%) ITIL
8 7 (19.44%) Cisco
8 7 (19.44%) Apple
8 7 (19.44%) Wireless
8 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (16.67%) Azure Functions
9 6 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (16.67%) Serverless
9 6 (16.67%) .NET Core
9 6 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
9 6 (16.67%) VMware
9 6 (16.67%) TDD
9 6 (16.67%) B2C
9 6 (16.67%) UML
9 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 6 (16.67%) XML
9 6 (16.67%) .NET
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server

Smartphone
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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Office 365
2 8 (22.22%) Azure
3 7 (19.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (16.67%) Azure Functions
4 6 (16.67%) Serverless
5 2 (5.56%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Wireless
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) VoIP
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
3 2 (5.56%) Network Security
3 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (5.56%) Skype
3 2 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) WebEx
3 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.78%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
1 6 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (16.67%) SQLite
General
1 2 (5.56%) Legal
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support
3 5 (13.89%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Forensic Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
1 6 (16.67%) .NET Core
1 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (16.67%) Entity Framework
1 6 (16.67%) JSON
1 6 (16.67%) LINQ
1 6 (16.67%) React
1 6 (16.67%) REST
1 6 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.89%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) PDA
4 3 (8.33%) Handset
5 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.56%) iPad
5 2 (5.56%) iPhone
5 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.78%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Windows 10
3 13 (36.11%) Android
4 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Vista
5 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
6 4 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.56%) Unix
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
1 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (16.67%) B2C
2 6 (16.67%) BDD
2 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 6 (16.67%) TDD
2 6 (16.67%) UML
3 4 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) Active Listening
5 2 (5.56%) Decision-Making
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps
5 2 (5.56%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (5.56%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.56%) Product Roadmap
5 2 (5.56%) Traceability Matrix
5 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) C#
1 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
1 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) Python
2 2 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) CBAP
3 2 (5.56%) IIBA
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) MCTS
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.56%) CSIRT
3 2 (5.56%) EnCase
3 2 (5.56%) FTK
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Apple
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) Xamarin
4 2 (5.56%) Dell
4 2 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Virgin Media