The 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Card
Rank 577 531 533
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +2
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 31 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.10% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 12
Average daily rate £350 £240 £172
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% +39.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £117 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £514 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 2
Average hourly rate £52.50 £32.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.06% +190.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.40 £32.50 £11.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £32.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+64.06% +190.90%
Smartcard
UK

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
15339 14868 14926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.49% 31.65% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10028 9356 9179
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 641 619
Average hourly rate £22.06 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.54% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.61 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 11 £400 +213.72% 6
South East +2 9 £354 - 1
East of England +5 5 £278 +73.43%
South West -10 2 £325 -40.90% 1
North West -13 2 £351 -14.32% 2
Yorkshire -25 2 £350 +45.83%
Smartcard
UK

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.00%) Degree
4 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 10 (20.00%) SQL
5 9 (18.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
5 9 (18.00%) Security Architecture
6 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (16.00%) Business Development
6 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
6 8 (16.00%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (16.00%) SABSA
6 8 (16.00%) ISO27005
6 8 (16.00%) IISP
6 8 (16.00%) CISA
6 8 (16.00%) CISM
6 8 (16.00%) Information Security
6 8 (16.00%) TOGAF
6 8 (16.00%) Intel Security
6 8 (16.00%) Cisco
6 8 (16.00%) ISEB
6 8 (16.00%) CISSP
6 8 (16.00%) Oracle
6 8 (16.00%) IIS
7 7 (14.00%) Windows
7 7 (14.00%) .NET
7 7 (14.00%) C#
7 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (14.00%) ISO 9001

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (16.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.00%) Liferay
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.00%) Mule
2 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) BASE24
2 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.00%) RS-232
2 4 (8.00%) RS-485
3 3 (6.00%) DNS
3 3 (6.00%) RFID
4 2 (4.00%) DHCP
4 2 (4.00%) Internet
4 2 (4.00%) NFC
4 2 (4.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (4.00%) VLAN
4 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.00%) Intranet
5 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.00%) NAS
5 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.00%) Skype
5 1 (2.00%) SSL
5 1 (2.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (10.00%) SpecFlow
1 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (6.00%) TestDirector
3 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Back Office
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
1 9 (18.00%) Architect
1 9 (18.00%) Security Architect
2 8 (16.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Clinical Coder
7 2 (4.00%) CRM Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (4.00%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (4.00%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 5 (10.00%) Web Services
2 5 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (4.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (2.00%) JAAS
4 1 (2.00%) JSF
4 1 (2.00%) OAuth
4 1 (2.00%) OpenID
4 1 (2.00%) PKINIT
4 1 (2.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.00%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (14.00%) Driving Licence
3 7 (14.00%) NHS
4 5 (10.00%) Contactless
4 5 (10.00%) EMV
4 5 (10.00%) IVR
5 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.00%) EFT
6 3 (6.00%) EFTPOS
6 3 (6.00%) EPoS
6 3 (6.00%) iPad
6 3 (6.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.00%) PKI
8 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
8 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
8 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Android
3 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (18.00%) Security Architecture
4 8 (16.00%) Business Development
4 8 (16.00%) Information Security
4 8 (16.00%) SABSA
4 8 (16.00%) TOGAF
5 7 (14.00%) Data Protection
5 7 (14.00%) Quality Management
5 7 (14.00%) Security Management
5 7 (14.00%) Security Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
6 6 (12.00%) ITIL
6 6 (12.00%) Scrum
6 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.00%) ATDD
7 5 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (10.00%) TDD
7 5 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) C#
3 6 (12.00%) C++
4 2 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) CISA
2 8 (16.00%) CISM
2 8 (16.00%) CISSP
2 8 (16.00%) IISP
2 8 (16.00%) ISEB
3 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.00%) APMP
5 1 (2.00%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.00%) ISO27005
2 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (14.00%) ISAE 3402
3 7 (14.00%) ISO 9001
4 3 (6.00%) ISO 8583
5 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) XenApp
2 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) WSUS
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Cisco
2 8 (16.00%) Intel Security
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle
3 7 (14.00%) ArcSight
3 7 (14.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 7 (14.00%) IBM
3 7 (14.00%) Qualys
3 7 (14.00%) Sun
3 7 (14.00%) Tripwire
4 3 (6.00%) VeriFone
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 3 (6.00%) WorldPay
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 2 (4.00%) Forcepoint
5 2 (4.00%) Freescale
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Mitel
5 2 (4.00%) MobileIron
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