The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Lancashire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.66% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £310 £385
% change year-on-year
-13.70% -19.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +27.08%
Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
111 63 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.45% 23.60% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 24 37
Average daily rate £520 £288 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.86% -6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £210 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £828 £350 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 6
Average hourly rate £20.13 £19.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% -46.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £32.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Smartcard
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Smartcard across the Lancashire region.

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Smartcard
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (85.71%) SMS
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) 3G
2 6 (85.71%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (85.71%) SMS
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Desktop Support
2 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)