The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chip and PIN
Rank 553 509 554
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +45
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 18 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.027% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.10% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Average daily rate £263 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £406 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £513 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £456 £394
% change year-on-year
-34.24% +15.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13363 11476 13999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.09% 26.25% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8393 7084 8289
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 570 706
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Chip and PIN
UK

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Chip and PIN across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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 -14 10 £223 -50.55% 1
East Midlands - 3 £300 -
South East - 2 £382 - 2
South West - 2 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 5
Chip and PIN
UK

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN.

1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) Retail
3 9 (33.33%) EPoS
4 7 (25.93%) Windows
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) Apple
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
6 5 (18.52%) SCCM
7 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.81%) Java
7 4 (14.81%) EFT
8 3 (11.11%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
8 3 (11.11%) EMV
8 3 (11.11%) Smartcard
8 3 (11.11%) MS Office
8 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
9 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
9 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
9 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (7.41%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
9 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) ATM
2 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 11 (40.74%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Team Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) EPoS Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) EPoS
2 4 (14.81%) EFT
3 3 (11.11%) EMV
3 3 (11.11%) Smartcard
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (7.41%) iPad
5 1 (3.70%) APACS
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) EFTPOS
5 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) Scrum
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) UML
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.70%) Usability Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Web Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCTS
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 6 (22.22%) Apple
2 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.70%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (3.70%) Sage
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) TSYS
3 1 (3.70%) VeriFone
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