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 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Card
Rank 260 271 242
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 7 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.080% 0.041% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.13% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Median daily rate £360 £253 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.57% -18.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £253 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £253 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £230 £310
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -25.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £32.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £32.13 -
% change year-on-year
-57.97% -
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
2693 3011 2803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.72% 30.76% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1561 1714 1510
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 £235 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 168 162
Median hourly rate £27.38 £21.15 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% +24.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

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 August 2016.

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 August 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
Kent - 3 - -
Hampshire +4 2 £475 +88.11%
Surrey -2 1 £280 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £360 -
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) PKI
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) LDAP
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (33.33%) X.509
4 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (16.67%) ISO27005
6 3 (16.67%) SABSA
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (16.67%) Information Security
7 2 (11.11%) Toshiba
7 2 (11.11%) CISA
7 2 (11.11%) CISM
7 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 2 (11.11%) BASE24
7 2 (11.11%) ISO 8583

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 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) OrCAD
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) LDAP
2 6 (33.33%) X.509
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) NFC
3 1 (5.56%) RFID
3 1 (5.56%) RS-232
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Architect
2 10 (55.56%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) CISSP Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Analogue Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) EPoS Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) PKI
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Contactless
3 2 (11.11%) EFT
3 2 (11.11%) EFTPOS
3 2 (11.11%) EPoS
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (16.67%) Information Security
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 3 (16.67%) SABSA
1 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
1 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (11.11%) Business Development
2 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) e-GIF
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) CISA
4 2 (11.11%) CISM
4 2 (11.11%) CISSP
4 2 (11.11%) IISP
5 1 (5.56%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (16.67%) ISO27005
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (11.11%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 8583
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
3 2 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (11.11%) Fujitsu
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
3 2 (11.11%) LANDesk
3 2 (11.11%) Qualys
3 2 (11.11%) Toshiba
3 2 (11.11%) Tripwire
3 2 (11.11%) VeriFone
3 2 (11.11%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Sun