The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chip and PIN
Rank 409 426 401
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.020% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.067% 0.062% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £413 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-65.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £14.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-25.42% +22.91%
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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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7423 8071 8221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.51% 32.26% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4929 5559 5615
Average daily rate £450 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £629 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 173 220
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in London

Chip and PIN
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Chip and PIN across the London region.

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Trend in London

Chip and PIN
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Chip and PIN across the London region.

Chip and PIN Hourly Rate Trend in London

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN.

1 9 (50.00%) EPoS
1 9 (50.00%) Retail
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) ATM
4 4 (22.22%) Smartcard
4 4 (22.22%) JSF
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (16.67%) EMV
5 3 (16.67%) EFT
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) IIS
6 2 (11.11%) Terminal Server
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (11.11%) SLA
6 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 2 (11.11%) X-Windows
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) SCCM
6 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
6 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) ATM
2 1 (5.56%) NFC
General
1 9 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) EPoS Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) EMV Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) JSF
2 2 (11.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) EPoS
2 4 (22.22%) Smartcard
3 3 (16.67%) EMV
3 3 (16.67%) EFT
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
1 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Data Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft