The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Card
England / North West
Rank - - 134
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +244.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
802 1240 897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.83% 32.67% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 688 517
Median daily rate £376 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 59 43
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.30 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.13 £36.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Smartcard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Smartcard
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Smartcard 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 North West region with a requirement for Smartcard.

1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (88.89%) Azure Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Biometrics
3 6 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (66.67%) CMS
4 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) SAML
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) PKI
7 2 (22.22%) Service Design
7 2 (22.22%) OAuth2
7 2 (22.22%) OpenID
8 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (11.11%) Office 365
8 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (11.11%) User Experience
8 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (11.11%) Problem Management

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (66.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (88.89%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) X.509
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Digital Architect
2 5 (55.56%) Digital Technical Architect
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Architect
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Architect
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Digital Architect
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Management Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) OAuth2
1 2 (22.22%) OpenID
1 2 (22.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Biometrics
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Identity Management
2 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (22.22%) Service Design
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) AppSense