The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Card
Rank 416 389 402
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +13
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 8 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.10% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.097% 0.27% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 7
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£165 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -24.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+186.20% -17.14%
Smartcard
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
8290 8626 9188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.54% 37.64% 39.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 5888 6257
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 145 204
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in London

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in London

Smartcard
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in London

Smartcard
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 Smartcard within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 1 - -
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Smartcard 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 Smartcard.

1 9 (56.25%) NHS
2 7 (43.75%) SLA
3 3 (18.75%) MS Office
3 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) EFT
4 2 (12.50%) EFTPOS
4 2 (12.50%) PKI
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) LDAP
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) EPoS
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Smart Meter
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) VocaLink
5 1 (6.25%) TSYS
5 1 (6.25%) VeriFone
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) WorldPay

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Smartcard 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 Smartcard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (6.25%) Deskside Support
2 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
2 1 (6.25%) Clinical Coder
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) EPoS
2 2 (12.50%) EFT
2 2 (12.50%) EFTPOS
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Smart Meter
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) EMV
3 1 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) APACS
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) HPUX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) zOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sage
2 1 (6.25%) BT
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (6.25%) VocaLink
2 1 (6.25%) TSYS
2 1 (6.25%) VeriFone
2 1 (6.25%) WorldPay
2 1 (6.25%) Elavon
2 1 (6.25%) Ingenico
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
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