The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biometrics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Biometrics over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biometrics
Rank 606 589 556
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -33
Contract jobs citing Biometrics 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.040% 0.018% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
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£295 £675 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17514 16879 16449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.37% 31.89% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10919 10366 9706
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 651 644 726
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.85 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Biometrics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Biometrics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Biometrics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Biometrics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Biometrics within the UK.

Biometrics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Biometrics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Biometrics within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Biometrics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Biometrics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Biometrics within the UK.

Biometrics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Biometrics
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Biometrics within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
England -26 7 £295 -56.29% 7
London -9 4 £273 -59.62% 3
City of London -5 3 £273 -59.62% 3
South East - 3 £438 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £438 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £438 -

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Biometrics 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 Biometrics.

1 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (29.17%) OO
6 6 (25.00%) C++
6 6 (25.00%) SDLC
6 6 (25.00%) Business Development
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) UNIX
8 4 (16.67%) Avaya
8 4 (16.67%) Migration
8 4 (16.67%) Banking
8 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
9 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (12.50%) Network Security
9 3 (12.50%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) XML Messaging
9 3 (12.50%) Service Management
9 3 (12.50%) Project Management
9 3 (12.50%) ISEB
9 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.50%) XML
9 3 (12.50%) SOAP
9 3 (12.50%) MS Office

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Biometrics 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 Biometrics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) Broadband
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) DB2
1 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.17%) Ant
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Architect
1 10 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Voice Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Tester
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) SOAP
1 3 (12.50%) XML
1 3 (12.50%) XML Messaging
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) IVR
2 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Biotechnology
3 1 (4.17%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) Cybercrime
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) OO
2 6 (25.00%) Business Development
2 6 (25.00%) SDLC
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.17%) Machine Learning
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 1 (4.17%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
4 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.17%) PMP
5 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
1 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Avaya
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Compaq
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Genesys
4 1 (4.17%) webMethods
4 1 (4.17%) Actimize
4 1 (4.17%) Terracotta
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