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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £380 £600
% change year-on-year
-14.47% -36.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
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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
218 271 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.20% 29.62% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 122 131
Average daily rate £400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 12
Average hourly rate £16.84 £30.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.86% +60.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.24 £16.14 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £35.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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