The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Card
Rank 67 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 0.35% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £650 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £240 £325
% change year-on-year
+89.58% -26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 -
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -
Smartcard
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
263 343 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.92% 30.11% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 233 120
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £313 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £537 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 19
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +0.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Smartcard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Smartcard
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Smartcard
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +13 4 £650 -
Smartcard
North West

Smartcard
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smartcard 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Smartcard.

1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (100.00%) Biometrics
1 4 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Digital Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Digital Technical Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Digital Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Biometrics
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 4 (100.00%) TOGAF
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory