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 3 months to 24 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 245 260
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15  
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 12 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.92% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 5
Median daily rate £250 £165 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.51% -52.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £110 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £541 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £363 £275
% change year-on-year -54.48% +31.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.09% -15.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £16.48 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +15.38%  

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2185 2729 2967
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.61% 30.59% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1258 1624 1593
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £260 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 140 135
Median hourly rate £19.66 £32.00 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.56% +99.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £51.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +21 3 £150 -64.49%
Buckinghamshire -24 3 £650 +364.28%
Hampshire +15 2 £108 - 2
Oxfordshire -8 2 - - 3
Surrey +2 1 £350 -31.70% 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Smartphone
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
6 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
7 9 (23.68%) Android
7 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
7 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
7 9 (23.68%) Break/Fix
8 8 (21.05%) WAN
9 7 (18.42%) Office 365
9 7 (18.42%) VPN
9 7 (18.42%) HP
9 7 (18.42%) Citrix
9 7 (18.42%) Apple
9 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (15.79%) VMware
10 6 (15.79%) SLA
10 6 (15.79%) Dell
10 6 (15.79%) ITIL
10 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
11 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
11 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
11 5 (13.16%) Project Management
11 5 (13.16%) Scrum
11 5 (13.16%) Firewall
11 5 (13.16%) Coaching
12 4 (10.53%) Samsung

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 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) InVision
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) WAN
2 7 (18.42%) VPN
3 5 (13.16%) Firewall
4 4 (10.53%) VoIP
4 4 (10.53%) Wireless
5 3 (7.89%) SAN
6 2 (5.26%) 3G
6 2 (5.26%) Internet
6 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.63%) DHCP
7 1 (2.63%) DNS
7 1 (2.63%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Desktop Support
2 12 (31.58%) Support Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (18.42%) IT Support
6 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Architect
7 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
7 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Digital Development Manager
7 4 (10.53%) Help Desk Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (10.53%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) iPhone
2 4 (10.53%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (7.89%) CMDB
3 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Handset
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 9 (23.68%) Android
3 9 (23.68%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.89%) Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Break/Fix
2 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
2 6 (15.79%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Coaching
3 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) Scrum
4 4 (10.53%) DNA
4 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.26%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) DV Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.26%) MCP
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Apple
2 7 (18.42%) Citrix
2 7 (18.42%) HP
3 6 (15.79%) Dell
3 6 (15.79%) VMware
4 4 (10.53%) BMC
4 4 (10.53%) Remedy
4 4 (10.53%) Samsung
4 4 (10.53%) Toshiba
5 2 (5.26%) LANDesk
5 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 2 (5.26%) Wyse