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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chip and PIN
Rank 426 442 432
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.017% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.049% 0.046% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £428 £91 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+368.49% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £85 £113
% change year-on-year
+164.70% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.00
Chip and PIN
England

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
8213 8733 9254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.99% 37.50% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5761 6030 6326
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 161 211
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.58 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Chip and PIN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Chip and PIN across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Chip and PIN 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 London region with a requirement for Chip and PIN.

1 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) EPoS
3 3 (50.00%) Firmware
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Back Office
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) ATG
5 1 (16.67%) BASE24
5 1 (16.67%) APACS
5 1 (16.67%) ISO 8583
5 1 (16.67%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (16.67%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (16.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (16.67%) ATM
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Sage
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) webMethods

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) BASE24
1 1 (16.67%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) ATM
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) EPoS Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) EPoS Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Hardware Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PC Build Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) PC Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) PC Rollout Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) PC Support
3 1 (16.67%) PC Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) APACS
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) EFT
2 1 (16.67%) EFTPOS
2 1 (16.67%) EMV
2 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 8583
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) ATG
2 1 (16.67%) Elavon
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (16.67%) Ingenico
2 1 (16.67%) Sage
2 1 (16.67%) TSYS
2 1 (16.67%) VeriFone
2 1 (16.67%) VocaLink
2 1 (16.67%) webMethods
2 1 (16.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (16.67%) WorldPay