Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 6 months to 24 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 129 142
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13 -
Contract jobs citing Handset 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.25% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Surrey median daily rate £500 - £394
South East median daily rate £132 £125 £313
% change year-on-year +5.31% -60.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Surrey median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 -
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £12.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% -5.77% +1.96%

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 Surrey with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 873 675 929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 31.25% 29.37% 33.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 443 513
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £256 £208 £227
90th Percentile £565 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 47
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £11.31 £14.40 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £49.25
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -13.04% +17.95% +20.67%

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Handset as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Handset in Surrey

Handset
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Handset in Surrey

Handset
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Handset in Surrey

Handset
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 24 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
Staines +12 6 £500 -
Handset
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Handset.

1 6 (85.71%) Smartphone
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (71.43%) Electronics
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) CESG
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management

Handset
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Handset Tester
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile Tester
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Graduate
2 2 (28.57%) Graduate Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
1 1 (14.29%) Process Management
1 1 (14.29%) Product Management
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Samsung