The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biometrics in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biometrics over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biometrics
Rank 591 568 553
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -15
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.042% 0.006% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£295 - £178
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - £178
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Biometrics
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16564 16053 15618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.05% 32.50% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10637 9856 9462
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 622 677
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

Biometrics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Biometrics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Biometrics
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Biometrics Daily Rate Trend in England

Biometrics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Biometrics across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Biometrics Daily Rate Histogram in England

Biometrics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Biometrics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Biometrics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biometrics within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 4 £273 - 6
South East - 3 £438 -
Biometrics
UK

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Biometrics 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 Biometrics.

1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) UNIX
5 4 (25.00%) Avaya
5 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) SOAP
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Service Management
6 3 (18.75%) XML Messaging
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) C++
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (12.50%) SOA

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Biometrics 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 Biometrics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Broadband
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Service Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Voice Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) XML Messaging
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) IVR
2 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Business Development
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) ISEB
3 3 (18.75%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
1 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Avaya
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Compaq
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) webMethods
3 1 (6.25%) Actimize
3 1 (6.25%) Terracotta