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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Card
Rank 552 505 500
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -5
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 27 48 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.10% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.32% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 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 £122 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £325 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -25.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £16.30 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £23.30 £10.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +125.00%
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
15252 15041 13642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.00% 31.35% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9527 8362
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £234 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 598 561
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -23 10 £165 -44.53% 4
South East -20 6 £375 +31.46% 6
Yorkshire - 6 £225 - 2
East of England +9 2 £230 -
South West +10 1 - -
East Midlands -11 1 £313 +47.05% 3
North West -24 1 - -
Smartcard
UK

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (26.09%) Windows
2 17 (24.64%) NHS
3 16 (23.19%) UNIX
4 15 (21.74%) LDAP
4 15 (21.74%) Cisco
4 15 (21.74%) Firewall
4 15 (21.74%) Workflow
5 13 (18.84%) Service Management
5 13 (18.84%) SSL
5 13 (18.84%) Java
5 13 (18.84%) Incident Management
6 12 (17.39%) CentOS
6 12 (17.39%) Splunk
7 11 (15.94%) ITIL
8 10 (14.49%) C
8 10 (14.49%) Ubuntu
9 9 (13.04%) C#
9 9 (13.04%) C++
9 9 (13.04%) SLA
10 8 (11.59%) Subversion
10 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.59%) REST
10 8 (11.59%) Windows 8
11 7 (10.14%) .NET
11 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.70%) UML
12 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
12 6 (8.70%) SOAP
12 6 (8.70%) Web Services

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (2.90%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.45%) Liferay
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) JBoss
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.45%) MS Project
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) LDAP
1 15 (21.74%) Firewall
2 13 (18.84%) SSL
3 3 (4.35%) NFC
3 3 (4.35%) ATM
4 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.90%) Internet
4 2 (2.90%) X.509
4 2 (2.90%) VLAN
5 1 (1.45%) Network Security
5 1 (1.45%) SSH
5 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.45%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.90%) Pentaho
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Subversion
2 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.90%) JUnit
3 2 (2.90%) JMeter
3 2 (2.90%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.90%) QUnit
3 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (14.49%) Analyst
2 8 (11.59%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Technical Support
3 6 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.35%) Developer
5 3 (4.35%) Architect
5 3 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Administrator
6 2 (2.90%) Security Consultant
6 2 (2.90%) Support Engineer
6 2 (2.90%) Support Technician
6 2 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Technical Customer Support
6 2 (2.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) REST
2 7 (10.14%) .NET
3 6 (8.70%) SOAP
3 6 (8.70%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) Apache Camel
5 2 (2.90%) XML
5 2 (2.90%) J2EE
5 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.90%) jQuery
5 2 (2.90%) JSON
5 2 (2.90%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (2.90%) JRules
5 2 (2.90%) Ajax
5 2 (2.90%) JPA
5 2 (2.90%) Drools
5 2 (2.90%) Mustache
6 1 (1.45%) CSS
6 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) NHS
2 6 (8.70%) EMV
2 6 (8.70%) PKI
3 4 (5.80%) EPoS
3 4 (5.80%) EFT
3 4 (5.80%) EFTPOS
4 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.35%) APACS
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.90%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.45%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Windows
2 16 (23.19%) UNIX
3 12 (17.39%) CentOS
4 10 (14.49%) Ubuntu
5 8 (11.59%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.80%) Linux
7 2 (2.90%) Windows CE
7 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.90%) Android
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.45%) AIX
8 1 (1.45%) HPUX
8 1 (1.45%) Solaris
8 1 (1.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Workflow
2 13 (18.84%) Service Management
2 13 (18.84%) Incident Management
3 11 (15.94%) ITIL
4 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.70%) UML
6 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.25%) Project Management
8 4 (5.80%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (4.35%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.90%) MVC
10 2 (2.90%) Scrum
10 2 (2.90%) Information Security
10 2 (2.90%) Requirements Management
10 2 (2.90%) TDD
10 2 (2.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) Java
2 10 (14.49%) C
3 9 (13.04%) C#
3 9 (13.04%) C++
4 5 (7.25%) SQL
5 2 (2.90%) Python
5 2 (2.90%) PHP
6 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (2.90%) CCA
3 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.90%) PMP
3 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.90%) PgMP
4 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 5 (7.25%) ISO 8583
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) BitLocker
2 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.90%) OpenIDM
1 2 (2.90%) SELinux
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Cisco
2 12 (17.39%) Splunk
3 3 (4.35%) AppSense
4 2 (2.90%) CA
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.90%) HP
4 2 (2.90%) Sage
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) Symantec
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) BT
4 2 (2.90%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 2 (2.90%) VocaLink
4 2 (2.90%) TSYS
4 2 (2.90%) VeriFone
4 2 (2.90%) WorldPay
4 2 (2.90%) Elavon
4 2 (2.90%) Ingenico
5 1 (1.45%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.45%) VMware
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