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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chip and PIN
Rank 560 543 573
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +30
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 12 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.021% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 0.066% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
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£120 £413 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.90% +83.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £113 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
-67.85% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.42% +22.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £14.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-25.42% +22.91%
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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
15918 15223 16407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.97% 31.58% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9801 9549 9682
Average daily rate £415 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 609 805
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +12 5 - -
South East -3 3 £113 -67.85% 1
North West - 3 - - 2
East of England - 1 £650 -
South West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 14 (42.42%) Retail
2 11 (33.33%) EPoS
3 9 (27.27%) Windows
4 8 (24.24%) Java
5 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
5 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
6 6 (18.18%) SCCM
7 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) ATM
8 4 (12.12%) Smartcard
8 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.12%) JSF
9 3 (9.09%) iPad
9 3 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow
9 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (9.09%) Scrum
9 3 (9.09%) EMV
9 3 (9.09%) EFT
9 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.09%) MS Office
10 2 (6.06%) ITIL
10 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
10 2 (6.06%) SLA
10 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.06%) IIS
10 2 (6.06%) Terminal Server
10 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (6.06%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) ATM
2 1 (3.03%) NFC
General
1 14 (42.42%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Team Leader
2 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) EPoS Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Team Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) EMV Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) EPoS Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Facilities Manager
6 1 (3.03%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) JSF
2 2 (6.06%) X-Windows
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) EPoS
2 4 (12.12%) Smartcard
3 3 (9.09%) iPad
3 3 (9.09%) EMV
3 3 (9.09%) EFT
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (9.09%) Scrum
3 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Data Management
5 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) MCTS
1 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
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