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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Card
UK / England
Rank 555 571 540
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -31
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 15 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.049% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.15% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 23
Median daily rate £525 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £173 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £468 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +244.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £52.56 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-33.41% +244.67%

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
13578 15429 14618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.69% 33.15% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8744 9896 9300
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 650 597
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.74 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
South East +24 9 £340 -2.85% 2
London -1 3 £563 +50.00%
South West +12 2 £525 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Smartcard
UK

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 (39.58%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.08%) Degree
3 12 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 12 (25.00%) Windows
4 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
5 10 (20.83%) Biometrics
5 10 (20.83%) PKI
5 10 (20.83%) Contactless
6 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (18.75%) Manufacturing
6 9 (18.75%) EMC
7 8 (16.67%) RFID
7 8 (16.67%) Ethernet
7 8 (16.67%) ITIL
7 8 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
7 8 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (16.67%) OrCAD
7 8 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
7 8 (16.67%) RS-232
8 6 (12.50%) CMS
8 6 (12.50%) Web Services
8 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
9 5 (10.42%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 5 (10.42%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 5 (10.42%) C
9 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
10 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint

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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) OrCAD
2 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) BASE24
2 1 (2.08%) Postilion
2 1 (2.08%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 8 (16.67%) RFID
1 8 (16.67%) RS-232
2 3 (6.25%) LDAP
3 2 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) 4G
4 1 (2.08%) ATM
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) NFC
4 1 (2.08%) RS-485
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.08%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Selenium
2 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Architect
2 8 (16.67%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Digital Design Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) EMC Design Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) EMC Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Digital Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Digital Technical Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Digital Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Project Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) Ajax
2 3 (6.25%) CSS
2 3 (6.25%) ebXML
2 3 (6.25%) LAMP
2 3 (6.25%) REST
2 3 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.17%) OAuth2
3 2 (4.17%) OpenID
3 2 (4.17%) SAML
3 2 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Biometrics
1 10 (20.83%) Contactless
1 10 (20.83%) PKI
2 4 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (8.33%) NHS
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) EFT
3 3 (6.25%) EFTPOS
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.17%) EPoS
4 2 (4.17%) IVR
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
3 5 (10.42%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
3 5 (10.42%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.33%) Data Entry
4 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.25%) Mobile Commerce
5 3 (6.25%) Open Source
5 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.25%) Service Management
6 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) e-GIF
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) Scrum
6 2 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) C
2 4 (8.33%) C++
3 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.25%) Java
3 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) PHP
3 3 (6.25%) Ruby
4 2 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) NVQ Level 3
6 3 (6.25%) CCNP
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.25%) MCSE
6 3 (6.25%) RHCE
7 2 (4.17%) ISEB
7 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) HL7
1 3 (6.25%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) EMC
3 4 (8.33%) VMware
4 3 (6.25%) FIS
4 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.25%) VeriFone
5 2 (4.17%) Cerner
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix
5 2 (4.17%) Google
5 2 (4.17%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.08%) AppSense
6 1 (2.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.08%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Ingenico
6 1 (2.08%) Renesas
6 1 (2.08%) Toshiba
6 1 (2.08%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 1 (2.08%) WorldPay