The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smartphone
England / South West
Rank 130 133 147
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14  
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.24% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.85% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £130 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £200 £320
% change year-on-year +50.00% -37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £16.25 £8.75 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -47.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 628 822 730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.40% 28.33% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 526 426
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 70 50
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +31.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smartphone in the South West

Smartphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smartphone in the South West

Smartphone
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 Smartphone within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol - 3 - - 4
Wiltshire - 2 - - 8
Somerset - 1 - - 8
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 10 (52.63%) Windows
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) MS Office
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
5 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 5 (26.32%) WAN
5 5 (26.32%) ITSM
5 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
6 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (21.05%) Apple
6 4 (21.05%) Android
7 3 (15.79%) Office 365
7 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
7 3 (15.79%) HP
7 3 (15.79%) Dell
7 3 (15.79%) VPN
7 3 (15.79%) SLA
7 3 (15.79%) Wireless
7 3 (15.79%) Toshiba
7 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) RSA SecurID
7 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
8 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared

Smartphone
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (15.79%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) Wireless
4 2 (10.53%) ADSL
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) ISDN
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) Skype
4 2 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) IT Support
2 7 (36.84%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 7 (36.84%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 3 (15.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Support
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.79%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (10.53%) EPoS
3 2 (10.53%) iPhone
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Replication
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
2 5 (26.32%) ITSM
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Information Governance
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCDA
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) CNA
1 2 (10.53%) CNE
1 2 (10.53%) MCSA
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Novell Certification
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Apple
3 3 (15.79%) Dell
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Toshiba
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Novell
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix