The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biometrics
Rank 546 519 550
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +31
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 11 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.007% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.082% 0.027% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 11
Average daily rate £440 - £260
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13385 11262 14104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.06% 26.08% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8379 6963 8351
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £243 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 580 722
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Biometrics
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -27 9 £440 - 2
South East - 1 £400 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
Biometrics
UK

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) MS Project
6 3 (18.75%) MS Office
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Requirements Management
6 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 3 (18.75%) Physics
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 3 (18.75%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (12.50%) Project Governance
7 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
7 2 (12.50%) Open Source
7 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 2 (12.50%) Migration

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Project
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DECT
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) RequisitePro
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Military
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Release Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Data Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (6.25%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) Python Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) Head of Technology
3 1 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) ICT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Programmer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) WinForms
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Remoting
1 1 (6.25%) WCF
1 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
1 3 (18.75%) Physics
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (6.25%) CCTV
3 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
3 1 (6.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Management
4 3 (18.75%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (18.75%) Change Control
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 2 (12.50%) Security Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) SEO
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
4 2 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (12.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) BT