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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biometrics
Rank 577 548 551
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.008% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.015% 0.031% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£650 £500 £477
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +4.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £500 £477
% change year-on-year
- +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
13068 12980 13762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.74% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7907 8091 8150
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 558 730
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
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 20 August 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
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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 - 2 £650 - 6
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Biometrics
UK

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) MS Project
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
5 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
5 2 (22.22%) Change Control
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) RequisitePro
5 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Replication
5 2 (22.22%) Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) BT
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Migration

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Project
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) RequisitePro
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Data Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Release Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Clinical Data Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Technology
4 1 (11.11%) Migration Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) CCTV
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
4 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 1 (11.11%) PhD
5 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) CDISC
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) BT
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft