The table below looks at the statistics for Biometrics skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biometrics over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biometrics
England / South East
Rank 234 256 266
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +10
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.034% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.042% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £381 £700 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.53% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £425 £463
% change year-on-year
-10.29% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £51.50

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6147 7133 7722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.92% 81.18% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 4414 4224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 276 255
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +39.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Biometrics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Biometrics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biometrics within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £381 -10.29%
West Sussex - 2 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Biometrics
England

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Biometrics 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 South East region with a requirement for Biometrics.

1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) QA
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Defect Management
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Compaq
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Records Management
6 2 (16.67%) QRadar
6 2 (16.67%) Case Management
6 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) AIX
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Geronimo
3 1 (8.33%) Apache TomEE
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) QA Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Defect Management
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Records Management
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Case Management
4 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) QRadar
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Compaq
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat