The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Card
England / South East
Rank 236 251 260
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 7 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.14% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.47% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £113 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.79% +7.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +64.06%

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
2266 2545 2700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.87% 29.21% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1326 1509 1418
Median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 150 162
Median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.30% +138.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £60.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Smartcard
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartcard across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Smartcard Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Smartcard
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Smartcard
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 Smartcard within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hampshire - 2 £285 -
Kent - 1 £110 -
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Smartcard 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 Smartcard.

1 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
1 8 (38.10%) Contactless
2 7 (33.33%) OrCAD
2 7 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 7 (33.33%) RS-232
2 7 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) RFID
2 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 7 (33.33%) EMC
3 5 (23.81%) FIS
3 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
3 5 (23.81%) EFT
3 5 (23.81%) EFTPOS
3 5 (23.81%) Mobile Commerce
3 5 (23.81%) ISO 8583
3 5 (23.81%) VeriFone
4 4 (19.05%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (14.29%) BASE24
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) WorldPay
5 3 (14.29%) Ingenico
5 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) PKI
6 2 (9.52%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 2 (9.52%) Retail

Smartcard
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 7 (33.33%) OrCAD
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) BASE24
2 2 (9.52%) Postilion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 7 (33.33%) RFID
1 7 (33.33%) RS-232
General
1 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analogue Design Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Digital Design Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Electronics Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) EMC Design Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) EMC Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Designer
3 2 (9.52%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Payments Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Payments Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Payments Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Product Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Payments Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Contactless
2 5 (23.81%) EFT
2 5 (23.81%) EFTPOS
3 3 (14.29%) PKI
4 2 (9.52%) EPoS
4 2 (9.52%) NHS
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
5 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.76%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
2 5 (23.81%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) e-GIF
3 2 (9.52%) System Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.76%) BPMN
4 1 (4.76%) Information Governance
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) EMC
2 5 (23.81%) FIS
2 5 (23.81%) VeriFone
3 3 (14.29%) Ingenico
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) WorldPay
4 2 (9.52%) Fujitsu
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Toshiba
4 2 (9.52%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (4.76%) LANDesk