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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Card
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £220 £300
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £32.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-59.37% +42.22%
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
356 316 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.36% 31.73% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 205 113
Median daily rate £425 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £600 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 21
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £14.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

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