The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chip and PIN
Rank 142 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.060% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
765 499 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.10% 21.45% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 257 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 71
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.20 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Chip and PIN
England

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Chip and PIN across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Chip and PIN
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Chip and PIN across the South West region.

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Chip and PIN
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Chip and PIN across the South West region.

Chip and PIN Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Chip and PIN
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - - - -
Chip and PIN
England

Chip and PIN
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN.

1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Apple
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) iPad
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (12.50%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (12.50%) EPoS

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
1 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Apple
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft