Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 346 350 341
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 +15
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 44 27 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 0.55% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 26
South East median daily rate £175 £163 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +12.07% -51.67%
10th Percentile £110 £114 £103
90th Percentile £503 £519 £541
England median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.70% -20.02% -5.35%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.00 £11.85
90th Percentile £21.05 £16.63 £16.93
England median hourly rate £15.85 £14.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year +13.21% -5.82% +0.12%

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 5,351 4,945 5,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.29% 30.13% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,119 2,815 3,291
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £218 £225
90th Percentile £588 £560 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 245 300
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -17.39% +35.29%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £51.03
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.80% - +11.11%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018. 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 -3 18 £115 +7.21%
Thames Valley -1 10 £140 -3.45% 1
Surrey -25 9 £400 +14.29% 5
Berkshire -18 6 £140 +3.23%
West Sussex +6 5 £485 -
Oxfordshire +6 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +9 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £325 - 1
Kent - 1 £138 - 1
Smartphone
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Android
3 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
6 9 (20.45%) HP
6 9 (20.45%) WAN
6 9 (20.45%) LAN
6 9 (20.45%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 8 (18.18%) Scrum
8 7 (15.91%) Apple
9 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (13.64%) User Experience
9 6 (13.64%) iPhone
9 6 (13.64%) Windows 10
10 5 (11.36%) Ethnography
10 5 (11.36%) Decision-Making
10 5 (11.36%) Samsung
10 5 (11.36%) Guerrilla Research
10 5 (11.36%) Actionable Insight
10 5 (11.36%) Quantitative Research
10 5 (11.36%) Actionable Customer Insight
10 5 (11.36%) Usability Testing
10 5 (11.36%) Market Research
10 5 (11.36%) Retail
10 5 (11.36%) Human Factors

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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) LAN
1 9 (20.45%) WAN
2 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.82%) VPN
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) Skype
3 2 (4.55%) WLAN
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.36%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Support Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) IT Support
3 8 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 6 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (13.64%) IT Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) User Researcher
6 4 (9.09%) Deskside Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Deskside Support
6 4 (9.09%) Deskside Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Development Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Digital Development Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Mac Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
1 2 (4.55%) CSS
1 2 (4.55%) GraphQL
1 2 (4.55%) HTML
1 2 (4.55%) HTML5
1 2 (4.55%) React
1 2 (4.55%) React Native
1 2 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) iPhone
1 6 (13.64%) User Experience
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Handset
2 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.09%) iPad
4 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.82%) NHS
4 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.55%) Smart Home
6 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.27%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Android
3 11 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 6 (13.64%) Windows 10
6 5 (11.36%) Mac OS X
7 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.45%) Mobile Device Management
2 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (18.18%) Scrum
4 5 (11.36%) Actionable Customer Insight
4 5 (11.36%) Actionable Insight
4 5 (11.36%) Customer Insight
4 5 (11.36%) Decision-Making
4 5 (11.36%) Ethnography
4 5 (11.36%) Guerrilla Research
4 5 (11.36%) Human Factors
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL
4 5 (11.36%) Line Management
4 5 (11.36%) Market Research
4 5 (11.36%) Open Source
4 5 (11.36%) Qualitative Research
4 5 (11.36%) Quantitative Research
4 5 (11.36%) Usability Testing
4 5 (11.36%) User Stories
5 4 (9.09%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) C
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) MaaS360
3 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.45%) HP
3 7 (15.91%) Apple
4 5 (11.36%) Samsung
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (6.82%) Adobe
7 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.27%) BMC
8 1 (2.27%) BroadSoft
8 1 (2.27%) Intel
8 1 (2.27%) Remedy
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec
8 1 (2.27%) Xerox