The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chip and PIN
Rank 48 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.20% 0.62% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 2.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£180 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Northamptonshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
136 75 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 27.64% 23.29% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 37 16
Average daily rate £400 £423 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £251 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Chip and PIN
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Chip and PIN across the Northamptonshire region.

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Chip and PIN
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN.

1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Apps
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk