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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Card
Rank 593 612 576
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -36
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 26 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.037% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 23
Median daily rate £396 £238 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £213 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £535 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £240 £325
% change year-on-year
+89.58% -26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.03 £14.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 -
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -
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
16684 17374 17197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.45% 33.41% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10865 11025 10531
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 742 757
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.21 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Smartcard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 11 £375 +65.74% 3
North West +17 7 £650 +182.60% 1
South East +21 5 £320 -
Yorkshire - 3 £275 -
Smartcard
UK

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smartcard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Smartcard.

1 18 (39.13%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 12 (26.09%) PKI
4 10 (21.74%) Identity Management
4 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (21.74%) LDAP
4 10 (21.74%) ITIL
5 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
5 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
6 8 (17.39%) Biometrics
7 7 (15.22%) TOGAF
7 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
7 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (15.22%) Degree
7 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
8 6 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
8 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.04%) CMS
8 6 (13.04%) X.509
8 6 (13.04%) NHS
8 6 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (13.04%) C
8 6 (13.04%) Web Services
9 5 (10.87%) MySQL
9 5 (10.87%) C#
9 5 (10.87%) C++
9 5 (10.87%) Java
9 5 (10.87%) Linux

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (13.04%) CMS
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) OrCAD
3 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) BASE24
2 1 (2.17%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) Office 365
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.17%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) LDAP
2 6 (13.04%) X.509
3 3 (6.52%) NFC
4 2 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) 4G
5 1 (2.17%) ATM
5 1 (2.17%) DNS
5 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.17%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) RFID
5 1 (2.17%) RS-232
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
1 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
1 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Selenium
2 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.17%) Electronics
1 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Architect
2 9 (19.57%) Security Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Digital Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Digital Technical Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Digital Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.17%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) Ajax
2 3 (6.52%) CSS
2 3 (6.52%) ebXML
2 3 (6.52%) Gherkin
2 3 (6.52%) LAMP
2 3 (6.52%) REST
2 3 (6.52%) SOAP
2 3 (6.52%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) Android SDK
3 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.35%) iOS SDK
3 2 (4.35%) JSF
3 2 (4.35%) PrimeFaces
3 2 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) PKI
2 8 (17.39%) Biometrics
3 6 (13.04%) NHS
4 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.70%) Contactless
5 4 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (6.52%) EMV
6 3 (6.52%) IVR
7 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
7 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
7 2 (4.35%) EFT
7 2 (4.35%) EFTPOS
7 2 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (4.35%) EPoS
7 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
7 2 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
8 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.87%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Unix
4 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.35%) Android
5 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Identity Management
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) TOGAF
3 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
4 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.70%) Data Entry
4 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.52%) ATDD
5 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) e-GIF
5 3 (6.52%) Information Security
5 3 (6.52%) Open Source
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Scrum
5 3 (6.52%) Service Management
5 3 (6.52%) TDD
5 3 (6.52%) Test Management
5 3 (6.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) C
2 5 (10.87%) C#
2 5 (10.87%) C++
2 5 (10.87%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) PHP
3 3 (6.52%) Ruby
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
3 7 (15.22%) Degree
3 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (8.70%) NVQ Level 3
5 3 (6.52%) CCNP
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.52%) ISEB
5 3 (6.52%) MCSE
5 3 (6.52%) RHCE
6 2 (4.35%) CISA
6 2 (4.35%) CISM
6 2 (4.35%) CISSP
6 2 (4.35%) IISP
7 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.17%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) HL7
2 2 (4.35%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (4.35%) ISO 8583
2 2 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) ISO27005
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) LANDesk
2 3 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
3 2 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (4.35%) Cerner
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix
3 2 (4.35%) Google
3 2 (4.35%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Intel Security
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) PayPal
3 2 (4.35%) Qualys
3 2 (4.35%) Sun
3 2 (4.35%) Tripwire
3 2 (4.35%) VeriFone
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (2.17%) Toshiba