The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank - 77 93
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.65% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.96% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £446
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £9.50 £15.52
% change year-on-year
+13.15% -38.76%
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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 Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
233 357 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.09% 32.90% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 211 105
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £253 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £11.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.18 £38.50 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas