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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smartphone
England / South East
Rank 214 246 241
Rank change year-on-year +32 -5  
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 26 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.69% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Median daily rate £176 £171 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.91% -25.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £130 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £218 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £200 £320
% change year-on-year +50.00% -37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £22.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -33.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.70 £15.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.50 £29.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.08 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +20.60% -7.40%  

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 2376 2763 2755
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.73% 29.96% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1651 1434
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 149 160
Median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.54% +97.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.26 £60.49 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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
Buckinghamshire - 10 £538 - 9
Hampshire +16 9 £156 -19.87% 17
Berkshire +23 3 - - 9
Surrey +6 3 £163 +25.00% 17
Oxfordshire -10 1 £145 -18.30% 10
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 26 (54.17%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) MS Office
2 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 16 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 14 (29.17%) Dell
6 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
7 11 (22.92%) HP
7 11 (22.92%) Incident Management
8 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 8 (16.67%) SCCM
9 8 (16.67%) Citrix
10 7 (14.58%) Apple
10 7 (14.58%) VPN
10 7 (14.58%) ITIL
10 7 (14.58%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (14.58%) Android
10 7 (14.58%) iPhone
10 7 (14.58%) Office 365
10 7 (14.58%) Software Deployment
11 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.50%) iPad
11 6 (12.50%) Apple iOS
11 6 (12.50%) CMDB
11 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 6 (12.50%) SLA
11 6 (12.50%) 3G
11 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 6 (12.50%) Handset
12 5 (10.42%) Law

Smartphone
Top Related 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 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) VPN
2 6 (12.50%) 3G
3 5 (10.42%) Firewall
3 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 4 (8.33%) VoIP
4 4 (8.33%) Wireless
5 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.08%) Broadband
7 1 (2.08%) DHCP
7 1 (2.08%) DNS
7 1 (2.08%) Internet
7 1 (2.08%) LAN
General
1 16 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Law
3 2 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Billing
4 1 (2.08%) Korean Language
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Support Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (22.92%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (22.92%) Desktop Support
4 10 (20.83%) Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) IT Support
5 8 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Support Analyst
6 7 (14.58%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
7 4 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Digital Development Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) CSS
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) iPhone
1 7 (14.58%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) CMDB
2 6 (12.50%) Handset
2 6 (12.50%) iPad
3 5 (10.42%) Blackberry
4 4 (8.33%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.17%) User Experience
7 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.08%) Smart Home
7 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.58%) Android
4 6 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Incident Management
2 7 (14.58%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) Software Deployment
3 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.33%) Coaching
4 4 (8.33%) DNA
4 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.33%) Scrum
5 3 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (6.25%) Migration
5 3 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.17%) Business Development
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.08%) High Availability
7 1 (2.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) MBA
5 2 (4.17%) MCP
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.17%) PhD
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) AirWatch
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.17%) Dell
3 11 (22.92%) HP
4 8 (16.67%) Citrix
5 7 (14.58%) Apple
6 5 (10.42%) Altiris
7 4 (8.33%) BMC
7 4 (8.33%) Remedy
7 4 (8.33%) Toshiba
8 3 (6.25%) Samsung
8 3 (6.25%) VMware
9 2 (4.17%) LANDesk
9 2 (4.17%) Wyse
10 1 (2.08%) Cisco