Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Windows Mobile skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Mobile over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Microsoft Windows Mobile
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 851 829
Rank change year-on-year -8 -22 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows Mobile 38 47 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.045% 0.078%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.17% 0.22% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 59
UK median daily rate £175 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £143 £139 £165
90th Percentile £425 £451 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £385 £335
% change year-on-year -54.55% +14.93% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +42.86% +3.70%
10th Percentile £10.91 £20.00 £12.20
90th Percentile £14.60 £20.00 £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00

Windows Mobile is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22,049 21,510 21,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.94% 20.81% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,693 13,725 13,763
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £163 £170 £193
90th Percentile £606 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,473 1,275 1,294
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +7.43% -1.27%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.61
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £15.75
% change year-on-year -0.96% +5.78% -1.99%

Windows Mobile
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows Mobile as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Mobile in the UK

Windows Mobile
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Mobile in the UK

Windows Mobile
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Mobile over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Mobile in the UK

Windows Mobile
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Mobile in the UK

Windows Mobile
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Mobile within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 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
England -5 32 £175 -54.55% 6
London -3 21 £175 -43.09% 1
UK excluding London -23 17 £175 -54.55% 5
East Midlands +13 7 £210 -44.00% 1
Midlands -7 7 £210 -44.00% 2
Wales - 6 - -
South East -22 2 £100 -74.03% 1
North West -18 1 £175 -56.25%
North of England -30 1 £175 -56.25% 2
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Mobile 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 with a requirement for Windows Mobile.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) Android
3 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (42.11%) Citrix
5 14 (36.84%) ITIL
5 14 (36.84%) iPhone
6 12 (31.58%) Service Management
7 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
7 10 (26.32%) Information Security
7 10 (26.32%) Apple iOS
7 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (23.68%) ITIL V3
8 9 (23.68%) Mobile App
8 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
8 9 (23.68%) BCP
8 9 (23.68%) Blackberry
8 9 (23.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
8 9 (23.68%) Finance
9 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.42%) Apple
11 6 (15.79%) C
11 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
11 6 (15.79%) CMDB
11 6 (15.79%) XenApp
12 5 (13.16%) Change Control
12 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
12 5 (13.16%) Windows 10

Windows Mobile
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) VPN
1 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQLite
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) NUnit
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Analyst
2 17 (44.74%) Service Analyst
2 17 (44.74%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (26.32%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Service Desk Support
4 9 (23.68%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Developer
6 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.53%) Citrix Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Cordova Developer
6 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.26%) IT Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Office 365 Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
1 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 4 (10.53%) Apache Cordova
2 4 (10.53%) Backbone.js
2 4 (10.53%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) HTML5
2 4 (10.53%) Ionic Framework
2 4 (10.53%) jQuery
2 4 (10.53%) JSON
2 4 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (10.53%) PhoneGap
2 4 (10.53%) Sencha Touch
2 4 (10.53%) Underscore.js
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (2.63%) Caliburn.Micro
3 1 (2.63%) Kendo UI
3 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) iPhone
2 9 (23.68%) Blackberry
2 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
2 9 (23.68%) Mobile App
3 6 (15.79%) CMDB
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) iPad
5 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) Android
3 10 (26.32%) Apple iOS
4 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
5 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 12 (31.58%) Service Management
3 10 (26.32%) Information Security
3 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (23.68%) BCP
4 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (23.68%) ITIL V3
5 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
6 5 (13.16%) Android Development
6 5 (13.16%) Change Control
6 5 (13.16%) iOS Development
6 5 (13.16%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (10.53%) MVVM
7 4 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.89%) ITSM
9 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (2.63%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) C
2 5 (13.16%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) A+ Certification
2 3 (7.89%) MCSA
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO 9001
1 4 (10.53%) TickIT
2 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Citrix
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.42%) Apple
4 5 (13.16%) Remedy
4 5 (13.16%) Xamarin
5 4 (10.53%) Sencha
6 2 (5.26%) Samsung
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (2.63%) Ivanti
7 1 (2.63%) Panasonic
7 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.63%) VMware