The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chip and PIN
Rank 269 270 246
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.011% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.033% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £255 - £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £235 £173 £300
% change year-on-year
+36.23% -42.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.00 -
Chip and PIN
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
2886 3008 2605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.01% 31.85% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1677 1600 1398
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 131 176
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Chip and PIN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Chip and PIN
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Chip and PIN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Chip and PIN Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Chip and PIN
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 Chip and PIN within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire - 2 £255 -
Chip and PIN
England

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN.

1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 2 (33.33%) EMV
2 2 (33.33%) German Language
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Handset
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) French Language
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Chip and PIN
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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 2 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EMV
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Budget Control
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) SAP