The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank 120 118 135
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.77% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£525 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £310 £385
% change year-on-year
-13.70% -19.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +27.08%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
528 521 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.08% 21.65% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 226 258
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 26
Average hourly rate £17.43 £16.86 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -49.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £9.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £36.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Smartcard
South East

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smartcard across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Smartcard across the Berkshire region.

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Smartcard
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Smartcard across the Berkshire region.

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Smartcard
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 2 £525 -
Smartcard
South East

Smartcard
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Smartcard also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smartcard.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Smartcard also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smartcard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft