The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 591 569 552
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -17
Contract jobs citing RFID 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.083% 0.029% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£275 £338 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +11.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £338 £303
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +11.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £7.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £7.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7272 6840 6387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.07% 13.85% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4237 3708 3381
Average daily rate £375 £362 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 447 393 451
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RFID across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RFID Jobs Demand Trend in England

RFID
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RFID Daily Rate Trend in England

RFID
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RFID Hourly Rate Trend in England

RFID
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 RFID within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -15 2 £275 -18.51%
East of England - 1 - -
London - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
RFID
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RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RFID 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 RFID.

1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) WLAN
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) Syclo
3 1 (11.11%) SAP EWM
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Kony
3 1 (11.11%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (11.11%) Capita
3 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) CCTV
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) NFC
3 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) iPad

RFID
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RFID 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 RFID. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WLAN
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) NFC
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) PBX
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) SAP EWM Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
1 1 (11.11%) CCTV
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) ABAP
1 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) Capita
2 1 (11.11%) Syclo
2 1 (11.11%) Kony
2 1 (11.11%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase