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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Card
Rank 244 253 227
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 9 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.022% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.074% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £354 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 - £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 - £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.53% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £32.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+64.06% +190.90%
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
2628 2695 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.72% 28.99% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1543 1412 1284
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 177 161
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £12.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smartcard across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey - 8 £408 - 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 - 1
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Smartcard 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 Smartcard.

1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (72.73%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) TOGAF
2 8 (72.73%) PCI DSS
2 8 (72.73%) Waterfall
2 8 (72.73%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (72.73%) IIS
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) CISSP
2 8 (72.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (72.73%) CISA
2 8 (72.73%) CISM
2 8 (72.73%) SABSA
2 8 (72.73%) ISO27005
2 8 (72.73%) IISP
3 7 (63.64%) ISAE 3402
3 7 (63.64%) Driving Licence
3 7 (63.64%) Quality Management
3 7 (63.64%) McAfee
3 7 (63.64%) Security Management
3 7 (63.64%) ISO 9001
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Sun
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) ArcSight
3 7 (63.64%) Data Protection
3 7 (63.64%) Security Architecture

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Smartcard 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 Smartcard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (72.73%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Security Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Project Accountant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Accountant
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (63.64%) Driving Licence
3 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) Contactless
5 1 (9.09%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Information Security
1 8 (72.73%) SABSA
1 8 (72.73%) TOGAF
1 8 (72.73%) Waterfall
2 7 (63.64%) Business Development
2 7 (63.64%) Data Protection
2 7 (63.64%) Quality Management
2 7 (63.64%) Security Architecture
2 7 (63.64%) Security Management
2 7 (63.64%) Security Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) CISA
2 8 (72.73%) CISM
2 8 (72.73%) CISSP
2 8 (72.73%) IISP
3 1 (9.09%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (72.73%) ISO27005
1 8 (72.73%) PCI DSS
1 8 (72.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (63.64%) ISAE 3402
2 7 (63.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) ArcSight
2 7 (63.64%) Barracuda Networks
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 7 (63.64%) McAfee
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Qualys
2 7 (63.64%) Sun
2 7 (63.64%) Tripwire
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos