The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £360 £415
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -13.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £9.50 £16.03
% change year-on-year
+34.21% -40.73%
Smartcard
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
178 195 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.65% 34.21% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 90 54
Average daily rate £400 £300 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £133 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 45 29
Average hourly rate £16.50 £29.00 £22.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% +29.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smartcard across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Smartcard across the Essex region.

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in Essex