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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank 204 220 216
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.041% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.049% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £625 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £446
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £9.50 £15.52
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -38.76%
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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
2034 2753 2758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.60% 37.91% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1539 2078 2046
Average daily rate £470 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 65
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.65 £39.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) NHS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (40.00%) Cerner
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) CQG
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) MCDST
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Reuters
4 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCDST
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cerner
2 1 (20.00%) CQG
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Reuters
2 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg