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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Card
Rank 558 518 527
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +9
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 29 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.10% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 11
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£235 £250 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £344 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £246 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
-20.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.75 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 - £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 - £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 - £15.25
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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
16533 16077 15522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.01% 32.57% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10599 9846 9403
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 628 661
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.06 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -18 8 £213 -5.55% 2
North West -22 7 £230 +2.22%
South East -33 5 £314 +1.20% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £240 -
East Midlands -6 2 £236 -27.30% 1
West Midlands - 2 £200 - 1
East of England - 2 £295 -
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Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 23 (34.85%) NHS
2 18 (27.27%) UNIX
2 18 (27.27%) LDAP
3 17 (25.76%) Cisco
3 17 (25.76%) Firewall
3 17 (25.76%) Workflow
4 16 (24.24%) Service Management
4 16 (24.24%) SSL
5 14 (21.21%) Incident Management
6 13 (19.70%) Splunk
7 12 (18.18%) CentOS
8 11 (16.67%) Ubuntu
9 10 (15.15%) Windows
9 10 (15.15%) ITIL
10 9 (13.64%) SLA
11 8 (12.12%) Project Management
12 7 (10.61%) Java
13 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
13 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
13 6 (9.09%) PKI
13 6 (9.09%) Degree
13 6 (9.09%) Finance
13 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (7.58%) ISO 8583
14 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
14 5 (7.58%) C
14 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
14 5 (7.58%) EMV
15 4 (6.06%) ISEB
15 4 (6.06%) EFT

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (1.52%) Apache
1 1 (1.52%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.52%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
3 3 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.03%) MS Project
5 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
1 1 (1.52%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) LDAP
2 17 (25.76%) Firewall
3 16 (24.24%) SSL
4 4 (6.06%) NFC
5 3 (4.55%) ATM
6 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.52%) 3G
7 1 (1.52%) Network Security
7 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.52%) Pentaho
1 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Subversion
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.52%) QUnit
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) JUnit
3 1 (1.52%) JMeter
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (12.12%) Project Manager
2 6 (9.09%) Analyst
2 6 (9.09%) Technical Support
2 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (4.55%) Architect
3 3 (4.55%) Designer
3 3 (4.55%) Clinical Coder
4 2 (3.03%) Lead Tester
4 2 (3.03%) Platform Architect
4 2 (3.03%) ICT Technician
4 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (3.03%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (3.03%) Technical Customer Support
4 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (3.03%) Support Engineer
4 2 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (3.03%) Support Technician
4 2 (3.03%) Test Analyst
4 2 (3.03%) Tester
4 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) REST
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) SOAP
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) XML
3 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.52%) JRules
3 1 (1.52%) Ajax
3 1 (1.52%) JSON
3 1 (1.52%) jQuery
3 1 (1.52%) JPA
3 1 (1.52%) Drools
3 1 (1.52%) J2EE
3 1 (1.52%) Mustache
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) NHS
2 6 (9.09%) PKI
3 5 (7.58%) EMV
4 4 (6.06%) EFT
4 4 (6.06%) EFTPOS
4 4 (6.06%) EPoS
5 3 (4.55%) APACS
5 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.55%) Smart Meter
5 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.03%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.52%) Chip Card
7 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.52%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.52%) BYOD
7 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.52%) Life Science
7 1 (1.52%) Java Card
7 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) UNIX
2 12 (18.18%) CentOS
3 11 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 10 (15.15%) Windows
5 4 (6.06%) Linux
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.03%) Android
7 2 (3.03%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.52%) zOS
8 1 (1.52%) AIX
8 1 (1.52%) HPUX
8 1 (1.52%) Solaris
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Workflow
2 16 (24.24%) Service Management
3 14 (21.21%) Incident Management
4 10 (15.15%) ITIL
5 8 (12.12%) Project Management
6 6 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.06%) Mobile Commerce
8 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
10 2 (3.03%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (3.03%) Android Development
10 2 (3.03%) Kanban
10 2 (3.03%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.03%) Requirements Management
10 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.03%) UML
10 2 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) Java
2 5 (7.58%) C
3 4 (6.06%) C++
4 3 (4.55%) SQL
4 3 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) ISEB
3 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.52%) PMP
4 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.52%) PgMP
4 1 (1.52%) APMP
4 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) SLA
2 5 (7.58%) ISO 8583
3 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) SELinux
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Cisco
2 13 (19.70%) Splunk
3 3 (4.55%) Citrix
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) BT
5 1 (1.52%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (1.52%) VocaLink
5 1 (1.52%) TSYS
5 1 (1.52%) VeriFone
5 1 (1.52%) Gemalto
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) Sage
5 1 (1.52%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.52%) Elavon
5 1 (1.52%) Ingenico
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