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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chip and PIN
Rank 435 417 425
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.031% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.013% 0.083% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £135 £120 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -74.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £204 £95 £250
% change year-on-year
+114.47% -62.00%
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
7711 8397 8757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.11% 37.15% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5349 5822 6209
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 150 203
Median hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

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
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 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) EPoS
4 1 (25.00%) webMethods
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) ATG
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

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 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PC Build Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PC Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PC Rollout Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PC Support
2 1 (25.00%) PC Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) ATG
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (25.00%) webMethods