The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Card
Rank 191 200 208
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.068% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£140 £125 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -67.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -25.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £9.25
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +143.24%
Smartcard
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1947 2255 2378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.02% 38.44% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1527 1735 1779
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 54
Average hourly rate £22.83 £21.38 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.65 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £48.87 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Smartcard
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Smartcard
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) PgMP
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) EMV
2 1 (20.00%) SLA

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) EMV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PgMP
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
City of London
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