The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank 503 520 509
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 50 29 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.062% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.23% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 27
Average daily rate
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£250 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £205 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £385
% change year-on-year
- -19.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +27.08%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12736 12422 13335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.80% 26.65% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7776 7663 7811
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £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 529 543 720
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
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Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in England

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in England

Smartcard
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartcard across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Smartcard Daily Rate Histogram in England

Smartcard
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in England

Smartcard
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 Smartcard within the England region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
London +20 28 £225 -43.75%
South East -3 11 £310 - 5
East Midlands +1 3 £325 +58.53% 1
North West - 3 £225 -
South West - 2 - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
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Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Smartcard 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 Smartcard.

1 34 (33.33%) Windows
2 27 (26.47%) NHS
3 18 (17.65%) .NET
4 15 (14.71%) C#
4 15 (14.71%) SQL
5 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
5 13 (12.75%) DNS
6 12 (11.76%) EMV
6 12 (11.76%) Finance
6 12 (11.76%) Active Directory
7 11 (10.78%) Windows XP
7 11 (10.78%) DHCP
7 11 (10.78%) HTML
7 11 (10.78%) Automated Testing
8 10 (9.80%) SCCM
8 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
9 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
9 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.82%) 3G
9 9 (8.82%) IIS
10 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET
10 8 (7.84%) CSS
10 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
10 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
10 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (7.84%) MVC
10 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.84%) Web Development
10 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Smartcard 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 Smartcard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.82%) IIS
2 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (0.98%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.98%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.75%) DNS
2 11 (10.78%) DHCP
3 9 (8.82%) 3G
4 7 (6.86%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (6.86%) SMS
5 6 (5.88%) Internet
6 4 (3.92%) FTP
6 4 (3.92%) Wireless
7 2 (1.96%) 3GPP
7 2 (1.96%) S/MIME
7 2 (1.96%) VPN
7 2 (1.96%) SSL
7 2 (1.96%) NFC
8 1 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.98%) DMZ
8 1 (0.98%) Firewall
8 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.98%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Selenium
2 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Back Office
3 3 (2.94%) Banking
3 3 (2.94%) Billing
3 3 (2.94%) Legal
4 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) German Language
4 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (15.69%) Analyst
2 13 (12.75%) Developer
3 11 (10.78%) Tester
4 8 (7.84%) Technical Tester
4 8 (7.84%) QA Engineer
4 8 (7.84%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (7.84%) QA Tester
4 8 (7.84%) Software Tester
4 8 (7.84%) .NET Developer
4 8 (7.84%) Hardware Tester
5 6 (5.88%) Consultant
5 6 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.90%) Architect
6 5 (4.90%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (3.92%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.65%) .NET
2 11 (10.78%) HTML
3 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET
3 8 (7.84%) CSS
3 8 (7.84%) LINQ to SQL
4 7 (6.86%) Web Services
4 7 (6.86%) XML
5 6 (5.88%) HTML5
5 6 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (5.88%) LINQ
5 6 (5.88%) jQuery
5 6 (5.88%) Ajax
6 4 (3.92%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.94%) DHTML
7 3 (2.94%) XSLT
8 2 (1.96%) SAML
8 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.96%) OpenID
8 2 (1.96%) REST
8 2 (1.96%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.47%) NHS
2 12 (11.76%) EMV
3 6 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.88%) PKI
4 5 (4.90%) Chip and PIN
5 4 (3.92%) EFT
5 4 (3.92%) EFTPOS
5 4 (3.92%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.92%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.92%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.92%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.94%) IVR
6 3 (2.94%) DTV
6 3 (2.94%) EPoS
6 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.98%) STB
7 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.98%) Java Card
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (10.78%) Windows XP
3 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (7.84%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.96%) Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Android
6 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.78%) Automated Testing
2 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.84%) MVC
3 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
3 8 (7.84%) Web Development
4 6 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 5 (4.90%) Data Analysis
5 5 (4.90%) Test Strategy
6 4 (3.92%) Workflow
6 4 (3.92%) Mobile Commerce
6 4 (3.92%) ATDD
6 4 (3.92%) Software Architecture
6 4 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (3.92%) Integration Testing
6 4 (3.92%) Test Scripting
6 4 (3.92%) Software Testing
6 4 (3.92%) TDD
7 3 (2.94%) Information Security
7 3 (2.94%) Kanban
7 3 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) C#
1 15 (14.71%) SQL
2 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.96%) C++
3 2 (1.96%) Java
3 2 (1.96%) VB
4 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.98%) COBOL
4 1 (0.98%) C
4 1 (0.98%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.98%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.90%) ISEB
4 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.92%) A+ Certification
4 4 (3.92%) MCP
4 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.92%) MCDST
4 4 (3.92%) MCITP
5 2 (1.96%) Degree
6 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.98%) CCNP
6 1 (0.98%) CCNA
6 1 (0.98%) CISSP
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 14443
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 12 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) SCCM
2 4 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.98%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.98%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.90%) Citrix
3 4 (3.92%) HP
3 4 (3.92%) CA
3 4 (3.92%) Reuters
3 4 (3.92%) Bloomberg
3 4 (3.92%) CQG
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco
4 2 (1.96%) Juniper
4 2 (1.96%) Cerner
4 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.96%) Gemalto
5 1 (0.98%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (0.98%) TSYS
5 1 (0.98%) VeriFone
5 1 (0.98%) SAP
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle
5 1 (0.98%) Novell
5 1 (0.98%) Veritas
5 1 (0.98%) Sage
Northampton
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
University Of Plymouth
Rate: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago