The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 405 - 380
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RFID 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% - 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% - 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £7.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2943 2962 3057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 12.21% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1993 1942 1934
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 77 161
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £27.54 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RFID across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RFID Jobs Demand Trend in London

RFID
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

RFID Daily Rate Trend in London

RFID
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

RFID Hourly Rate Trend in London

RFID
Top 18 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RFID 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 RFID.

1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Local Government
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (60.00%) MS Project
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence

RFID
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing RFID 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 RFID. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (60.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio