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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Card
Rank 270 259 247
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 10 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.070% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.23% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Median daily rate £467 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £220 £300
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £32.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-59.37% +42.22%
Smartcard
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
2999 3102 2755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.09% 31.23% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1751 1643 1455
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 149 187
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.90 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.69% -7.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.27 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

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
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 5 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
Surrey -4 4 £459 - 2
Hampshire +3 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £472 -
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (70.00%) TOGAF
1 14 (70.00%) Information Security
1 14 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (70.00%) PCI DSS
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
1 14 (70.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 14 (70.00%) Embedded Systems
1 14 (70.00%) SABSA
1 14 (70.00%) ISO27005
2 13 (65.00%) Degree
3 12 (60.00%) CISA
3 12 (60.00%) CISM
3 12 (60.00%) CISSP
3 12 (60.00%) IIS
3 12 (60.00%) IISP
3 12 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 11 (55.00%) Security Architecture
4 11 (55.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 11 (55.00%) ArcSight
4 11 (55.00%) ISAE 3402
4 11 (55.00%) ISO 9001
4 11 (55.00%) IBM
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) Quality Management
4 11 (55.00%) Intel Security
4 11 (55.00%) Business Development
4 11 (55.00%) Qualys
4 11 (55.00%) Tripwire
5 9 (45.00%) Security Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (60.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
1 2 (10.00%) X.509
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Architect
1 16 (80.00%) Security Architect
2 5 (25.00%) CISSP Architect
2 5 (25.00%) TOGAF Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) EPoS Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (35.00%) Driving Licence
2 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.00%) EFT
4 2 (10.00%) EFTPOS
4 2 (10.00%) EPoS
4 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) PKI
5 1 (5.00%) Contactless
5 1 (5.00%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (70.00%) Information Security
1 14 (70.00%) SABSA
1 14 (70.00%) TOGAF
2 12 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (55.00%) Business Development
3 11 (55.00%) Quality Management
3 11 (55.00%) Security Architecture
4 9 (45.00%) Data Protection
4 9 (45.00%) Security Management
4 9 (45.00%) Security Testing
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL V3
5 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (20.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Degree
2 12 (60.00%) CISA
2 12 (60.00%) CISM
2 12 (60.00%) CISSP
2 12 (60.00%) IISP
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (70.00%) ISO27005
1 14 (70.00%) PCI DSS
1 14 (70.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (55.00%) ISAE 3402
2 11 (55.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (10.00%) ISO 8583
4 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) ArcSight
2 11 (55.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 11 (55.00%) IBM
2 11 (55.00%) Intel Security
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Qualys
2 11 (55.00%) Tripwire
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) Sun
4 2 (10.00%) Fujitsu
4 2 (10.00%) Toshiba
4 2 (10.00%) VeriFone
4 2 (10.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Sophos