The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank 126 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.072% 0.078% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.66%
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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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
706 634 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.51% 24.88% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 298 268
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £246 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 42
Average hourly rate £12.21 £13.11 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £9.25 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £19.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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Top 2 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management