The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biometrics in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biometrics over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biometrics
Rank 263 - 234
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% - 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£414 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 - £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £670 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Biometrics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
3011 2760 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.43% 29.63% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1699 1514 1260
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 155 150
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.96 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.75% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £42.50 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

Biometrics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Biometrics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Biometrics
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Biometrics Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Biometrics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Biometrics across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Biometrics Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Biometrics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Biometrics Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Biometrics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biometrics within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 3 £438 -
Hampshire - 3 £390 -
Biometrics
England

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Biometrics 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 Biometrics.

1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) XML Messaging
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (14.29%) MS Project
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Biometrics 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 Biometrics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Process Server
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) XML Messaging
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Compaq
2 1 (14.29%) webMethods
2 1 (14.29%) Terracotta