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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Card
Rank 604 610 552
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -58
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 24 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.040% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.12% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 31
Median daily rate £360 £220 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £192 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £316 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £311
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -27.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £32.13 -
% change year-on-year
-57.97% -
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
16832 17418 17082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.51% 32.88% 33.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10976 11132 10357
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
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 621 696 724
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.05%

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 August 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 August 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 £413 +91.86% 4
South East +20 8 £360 +42.57%
Yorkshire +2 5 £275 +11.11%
Smartcard
UK

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.17%) Windows
3 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.40%) PKI
4 11 (23.40%) ITIL
5 10 (21.28%) LDAP
5 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (21.28%) Degree
6 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
6 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
6 8 (17.02%) Web Services
6 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
6 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
7 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
7 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
7 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.89%) C#
7 7 (14.89%) NHS
7 7 (14.89%) Information Security
8 6 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
8 6 (12.77%) X.509
8 6 (12.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (12.77%) ISO27005
8 6 (12.77%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (12.77%) SABSA
8 6 (12.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (12.77%) PCI DSS
8 6 (12.77%) Security Architecture
8 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting

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 5 (10.64%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
3 1 (2.13%) OrCAD
3 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) BASE24
2 1 (2.13%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
1 1 (2.13%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) LDAP
2 6 (12.77%) X.509
3 4 (8.51%) NFC
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
5 1 (2.13%) 4G
5 1 (2.13%) ATM
5 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) RFID
5 1 (2.13%) RS-232
5 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) MySQL
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
1 5 (10.64%) SpecFlow
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Electronics
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Architect
2 13 (27.66%) Security Architect
3 5 (10.64%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Developer
4 3 (6.38%) CISSP Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Project Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) TOGAF Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Test Automation Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Web Services
2 5 (10.64%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) Gherkin
2 5 (10.64%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) Ajax
3 3 (6.38%) CSS
3 3 (6.38%) ebXML
3 3 (6.38%) LAMP
3 3 (6.38%) REST
3 3 (6.38%) SOAP
4 2 (4.26%) Android SDK
4 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.26%) iOS SDK
4 2 (4.26%) JSF
4 2 (4.26%) PrimeFaces
4 2 (4.26%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) PKI
2 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.89%) NHS
4 6 (12.77%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (10.64%) IVR
5 5 (10.64%) Mathematics
6 4 (8.51%) Contactless
7 3 (6.38%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (6.38%) EFT
7 3 (6.38%) EFTPOS
7 3 (6.38%) EMV
7 3 (6.38%) EPoS
8 2 (4.26%) Biometrics
8 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
8 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
8 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
8 2 (4.26%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
9 1 (2.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.64%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Unix
5 2 (4.26%) Android
5 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) ITIL
3 7 (14.89%) Information Security
3 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
4 6 (12.77%) SABSA
4 6 (12.77%) Security Architecture
4 6 (12.77%) Test Scripting
4 6 (12.77%) TOGAF
5 5 (10.64%) ATDD
5 5 (10.64%) Data Analysis
5 5 (10.64%) Data Protection
5 5 (10.64%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (10.64%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (10.64%) ITIL V3
5 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
5 5 (10.64%) Scrum
5 5 (10.64%) TDD
5 5 (10.64%) Test Management
6 4 (8.51%) Business Development
6 4 (8.51%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) C#
2 5 (10.64%) C
2 5 (10.64%) C++
2 5 (10.64%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.38%) PHP
3 3 (6.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (10.64%) CISA
5 5 (10.64%) CISM
5 5 (10.64%) CISSP
5 5 (10.64%) IISP
5 5 (10.64%) ISEB
6 3 (6.38%) CCNP
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.38%) MCSE
6 3 (6.38%) NVQ Level 3
6 3 (6.38%) RHCE
7 1 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (12.77%) ISO27005
1 6 (12.77%) PCI DSS
1 6 (12.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (8.51%) ISAE 3402
2 4 (8.51%) ISO 9001
3 3 (6.38%) HL7
3 3 (6.38%) ISO 8583
4 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco
3 4 (8.51%) ArcSight
3 4 (8.51%) Barracuda Networks
3 4 (8.51%) IBM
3 4 (8.51%) Intel Security
3 4 (8.51%) Qualys
3 4 (8.51%) Tripwire
4 3 (6.38%) LANDesk
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.38%) Sun
4 3 (6.38%) VeriFone
4 3 (6.38%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 2 (4.26%) Cerner
5 2 (4.26%) Fujitsu
5 2 (4.26%) Google
5 2 (4.26%) PayPal
5 2 (4.26%) Toshiba
6 1 (2.13%) WorldPay
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