The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chip and PIN
UK / England
Rank 562 573 567
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 6 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.037% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.044% 0.11% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Median daily rate £300 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £84 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £542 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £160 £325
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -50.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.61

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
13520 15081 14475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 32.93% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8687 9684 9164
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 495 640 608
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Chip and PIN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in England

Chip and PIN
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Trend in England

Chip and PIN
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Chip and PIN across the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Histogram in England

Chip and PIN
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Chip and PIN Hourly Rate Trend in England

Chip and PIN
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +13 2 £279 +9.31%
North East - 2 - -
South West +7 1 £300 +33.33%
London -2 1 - - 1
Chip and PIN
UK

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Chip and PIN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Chip and PIN.

1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) EPoS
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) BT
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Thales
3 1 (10.00%) Hypercom
3 1 (10.00%) Cubic Transportation
3 1 (10.00%) FIS
3 1 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (10.00%) Contactless
3 1 (10.00%) APMP
3 1 (10.00%) VocaLink
3 1 (10.00%) TSYS

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) ATM
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) EPoS
2 1 (10.00%) APACS
2 1 (10.00%) Contactless
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) EFT
2 1 (10.00%) EFTPOS
2 1 (10.00%) EMV
2 1 (10.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (10.00%) Informatics
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Governance
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) APMP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 8583
2 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (10.00%) ATG
3 1 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (10.00%) Cubic Transportation
3 1 (10.00%) Elavon
3 1 (10.00%) FIS
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Hypercom
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (10.00%) Ingenico
3 1 (10.00%) Sage
3 1 (10.00%) Thales
3 1 (10.00%) TSYS
3 1 (10.00%) VeriFone
3 1 (10.00%) VocaLink
3 1 (10.00%) webMethods
3 1 (10.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (10.00%) WorldPay