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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Card
Rank 554 526 518
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 28 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.094% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 9
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£225 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £161 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.37% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+186.20% -17.14%
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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
16212 15778 15073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.82% 32.37% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10333 9835 9150
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 580 607 644
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 30 June 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartcard across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Smartcard Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 June 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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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 -26 9 £188 -31.81% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £225 -
South East -30 6 £314 +4.58% 8
East Midlands -7 2 £236 -27.30% 1
East of England - 2 £230 -
West Midlands 0 1 £200 +110.52%
North West -21 1 - -
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Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 21 (33.33%) NHS
2 18 (28.57%) UNIX
2 18 (28.57%) LDAP
3 17 (26.98%) Cisco
3 17 (26.98%) Firewall
3 17 (26.98%) Workflow
4 16 (25.40%) Service Management
4 16 (25.40%) SSL
5 14 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 13 (20.63%) Windows
6 13 (20.63%) Splunk
7 12 (19.05%) CentOS
7 12 (19.05%) Java
8 11 (17.46%) Ubuntu
9 10 (15.87%) C
9 10 (15.87%) ITIL
10 9 (14.29%) C++
10 9 (14.29%) SLA
11 8 (12.70%) C#
11 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
11 8 (12.70%) Windows 8
12 7 (11.11%) REST
12 7 (11.11%) Subversion
12 7 (11.11%) .NET
13 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
13 6 (9.52%) SOAP
13 6 (9.52%) Web Services
13 6 (9.52%) UML
13 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
13 6 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 1 (1.59%) JBoss
1 1 (1.59%) Apache
1 1 (1.59%) Liferay
1 1 (1.59%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) LDAP
2 17 (26.98%) Firewall
3 16 (25.40%) SSL
4 3 (4.76%) ATM
4 3 (4.76%) NFC
5 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.59%) Internet
6 1 (1.59%) 3G
6 1 (1.59%) Network Security
6 1 (1.59%) SSH
6 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.59%) Pentaho
1 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Subversion
2 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.59%) QUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) JUnit
4 1 (1.59%) JMeter
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (14.29%) Analyst
2 6 (9.52%) Software Engineer
2 6 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (9.52%) Technical Support
2 6 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
3 5 (7.94%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (3.17%) Lead Tester
4 2 (3.17%) Platform Architect
4 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (3.17%) ICT Technician
4 2 (3.17%) Architect
4 2 (3.17%) Tester
4 2 (3.17%) Test Analyst
4 2 (3.17%) Support Technician
4 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (3.17%) Support Engineer
4 2 (3.17%) Technical Customer Support
5 1 (1.59%) Deskside Support
5 1 (1.59%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) .NET
1 7 (11.11%) REST
2 6 (9.52%) SOAP
2 6 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.59%) Mustache
4 1 (1.59%) J2EE
4 1 (1.59%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.59%) JRules
4 1 (1.59%) Ajax
4 1 (1.59%) JSON
4 1 (1.59%) jQuery
4 1 (1.59%) JPA
4 1 (1.59%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) NHS
2 4 (6.35%) EPoS
2 4 (6.35%) EMV
2 4 (6.35%) EFT
2 4 (6.35%) EFTPOS
3 3 (4.76%) PKI
3 3 (4.76%) Smart Meter
3 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.76%) APACS
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.59%) Life Science
5 1 (1.59%) Java Card
5 1 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) UNIX
2 13 (20.63%) Windows
3 12 (19.05%) CentOS
4 11 (17.46%) Ubuntu
5 8 (12.70%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.35%) Linux
7 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.17%) Windows CE
7 2 (3.17%) Android
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.59%) zOS
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.59%) AIX
8 1 (1.59%) HPUX
8 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Workflow
2 16 (25.40%) Service Management
3 14 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 10 (15.87%) ITIL
5 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.52%) UML
6 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.52%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.94%) Project Management
8 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.35%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (4.76%) Test Strategy
10 2 (3.17%) Android Development
10 2 (3.17%) Scrum
10 2 (3.17%) Requirements Management
10 2 (3.17%) Kanban
10 2 (3.17%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) Java
2 10 (15.87%) C
3 9 (14.29%) C++
4 8 (12.70%) C#
5 3 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) ISEB
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.59%) PMP
3 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) SLA
2 5 (7.94%) ISO 8583
3 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) SELinux
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Cisco
2 13 (20.63%) Splunk
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) BT
4 1 (1.59%) VMware
4 1 (1.59%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (1.59%) VocaLink
4 1 (1.59%) TSYS
4 1 (1.59%) VeriFone
4 1 (1.59%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) Citrix
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.59%) Sage
4 1 (1.59%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.59%) Elavon
4 1 (1.59%) Ingenico
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
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