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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Card
Rank 272 235 229
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -6
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 4 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
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£253 £313 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.20% -30.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £313 £380
% change year-on-year
-24.80% -17.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.13 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.13 - £15.25
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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
3074 2703 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.52% 29.60% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1737 1477 1237
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 151 143
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartcard across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Smartcard Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2015. 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
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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
Berkshire -3 1 - -
Hampshire -9 1 £253 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) NHS
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) ISO 8583
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
2 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 14443
3 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) SELinux
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) NFC
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) EPoS
3 1 (11.11%) EMV
3 1 (11.11%) EFT
3 1 (11.11%) EFTPOS
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ATM
1 1 (11.11%) NFC
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Support Supervisor
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Platform Architect
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 1 (11.11%) APACS
2 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
2 1 (11.11%) EPoS
2 1 (11.11%) EMV
2 1 (11.11%) EFT
2 1 (11.11%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 8583
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 14443
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix