The first 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 31 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 London 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chip and PIN
Rank 392 411 402
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.029% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.097% 0.089% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £350 £513
% change year-on-year
-9.64% -31.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +58.33%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7212 7878 8141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.67% 32.47% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4829 5413 5501
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 170 213
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Chip and PIN
England

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Chip and PIN
England

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (55.56%) EPoS
2 9 (50.00%) Retail
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) ATM
4 5 (27.78%) Smartcard
5 4 (22.22%) EMV
5 4 (22.22%) EFT
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) JSF
6 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) MS Office
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) IIS
7 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 2 (11.11%) SLA
7 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
7 2 (11.11%) Terminal Server
7 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (11.11%) Data Management
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.11%) SCCM
7 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
7 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) EPoS Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) EMV Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) JSF
2 2 (11.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) EPoS
2 5 (27.78%) Smartcard
3 4 (22.22%) EMV
3 4 (22.22%) EFT
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) APACS
5 1 (5.56%) EFTPOS
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 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Use Case
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) 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
2 1 (5.56%) Sage
2 1 (5.56%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (5.56%) TSYS
2 1 (5.56%) VeriFone