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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biometrics
Rank 575 583 568
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 20 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.012% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 3
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£525 £650 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £650 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £650 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £670 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
17183 16801 16184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.43% 32.84% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10979 10243 9989
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 671 704 655
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 14 £600 -7.69% 5
South East - 6 £414 -
Biometrics
UK

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) Data Protection
4 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (20.00%) Finance
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) PMP
5 6 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 6 (20.00%) APMP
6 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (16.67%) UNIX
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) Avaya
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 4 (13.33%) Migration
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) User Experience
7 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 3 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
8 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Banking
8 3 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (10.00%) Service Management
8 3 (10.00%) XML Messaging
8 3 (10.00%) ISEB
8 3 (10.00%) XML

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) Broadband
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.33%) Ant
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Digital Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Digital Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Voice Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) SOAP
1 3 (10.00%) XML
1 3 (10.00%) XML Messaging
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Cybercrime
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) IVR
2 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Data Protection
2 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) SOA
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) VBA
3 1 (3.33%) VC++
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) PMP
3 6 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 6 (20.00%) APMP
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) ISEB
5 3 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) WSUS
1 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Avaya
2 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Compaq
3 1 (3.33%) Progress
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) webMethods
3 1 (3.33%) Actimize
3 1 (3.33%) Terracotta