The 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Card
Rank 42 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.91% - 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.99% - 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£410 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £360 £339
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £11.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+190.90% -8.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
134 57 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.45% 27.80% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 29 42
Average daily rate £381 £238 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.52% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £156 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £368 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.75 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.15% -25.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £12.44 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.53 £34.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) AppSense
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS

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Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Security Management
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) AppSense
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) MobileIron