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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Card
Rank 400 378 367
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 11 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 10
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£165 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £187 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £378 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £285 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.87% -23.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+42.22% +125.00%
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
7859 8604 8265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.95% 37.42% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5382 6100 5709
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £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 128 146 167
Average hourly rate £17.87 £21.00 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -18.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.04 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartcard across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Smartcard Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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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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
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Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (32.00%) NHS
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (24.00%) MS Office
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) SLA
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.00%) Smartphone
5 4 (16.00%) MCDST
5 4 (16.00%) MCITP
5 4 (16.00%) Fat Client
5 4 (16.00%) DHCP
5 4 (16.00%) FTP
5 4 (16.00%) DNS
5 4 (16.00%) A+ Certification
5 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (16.00%) MCP
5 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (16.00%) CQG
5 4 (16.00%) Thin Client
5 4 (16.00%) Internet
5 4 (16.00%) Reuters
5 4 (16.00%) Bloomberg
5 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (16.00%) Wireless
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DHCP
1 4 (16.00%) FTP
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
1 4 (16.00%) Wireless
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) ATM
3 1 (4.00%) SSH
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.00%) German Language
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Project Manager
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (16.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) NHS
2 4 (16.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (16.00%) Smartphone
2 4 (16.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 2 (8.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (8.00%) EPoS
3 2 (8.00%) EMV
3 2 (8.00%) EFT
3 2 (8.00%) EFTPOS
4 1 (4.00%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) APACS
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
4 1 (4.00%) HPUX
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) High Availability
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) MCP
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (16.00%) A+ Certification
1 4 (16.00%) MCDST
1 4 (16.00%) MCITP
2 3 (12.00%) PMP
2 3 (12.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.00%) PgMP
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Citrix
2 4 (16.00%) Reuters
2 4 (16.00%) Bloomberg
2 4 (16.00%) CQG
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Sage
4 1 (4.00%) BT
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (4.00%) VocaLink
4 1 (4.00%) TSYS
4 1 (4.00%) VeriFone
4 1 (4.00%) WorldPay
4 1 (4.00%) Elavon
4 1 (4.00%) Ingenico
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