Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Handsets
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 205 220
Rank change year-on-year +17 +15 -7
Contract jobs citing Handset 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.035% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 2
South West median daily rate £111 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.84% -14.29% -6.67%
England median daily rate £115 £250 £331
% change year-on-year -54.00% -24.53% +20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £12.50 £23.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year -45.65% +36.58% +20.29%

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1523 1644 1821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.16% 28.98% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 1121 1156
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £211 £225 £211
90th Percentile £548 £563 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 117 103
South West median hourly rate £38.25 £26.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.34% -32.05% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.04 £11.53 £13.45
90th Percentile £57.31 £43.95 £54.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.17% +6.00%

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Handset as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Handset in the South West

Handset
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Handset in the South West

Handset
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Handset in the South West

Handset
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Cornwall - 4 £111 -
Somerset -4 2 £122 -59.21%
Bristol - 1 £111 -
Dorset - 1 £111 -
Handset
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Handset 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 West region with a requirement for Handset.

1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Handset
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared