The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.76% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +27.08%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
327 244 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.79% 20.42% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 141 138
Average daily rate £363 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 32
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.53 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.78 £20.34 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Smartcard
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester