The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chip and PIN
Rank 596 568 582
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 10 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.021% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.080% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
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£120 £381 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.52% -23.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £120 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-65.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.42% +22.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £14.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-25.42% +22.91%

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
14398 13715 14468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.46% 26.03% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8622 8426 8404
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 603 794
Average hourly rate £18.88 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chip and PIN
Daily Rate Trend

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

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Chip and PIN
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Chip and PIN
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Chip and PIN Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Chip and PIN
Top 23 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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 -17 10 £120 -70.90% 3
London +17 5 - -
South East -17 3 £113 -67.85%
East of England - 1 £650 - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
South West - - - - 1

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 15 (45.45%) Retail
2 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) EPoS
3 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 8 (24.24%) Java
5 7 (21.21%) SCCM
5 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.15%) Migration
6 5 (15.15%) ATM
7 4 (12.12%) Smartcard
7 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 4 (12.12%) JSF
7 4 (12.12%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow
8 3 (9.09%) iPad
8 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (9.09%) MS Office
8 3 (9.09%) EMV
8 3 (9.09%) EFT
9 2 (6.06%) Terminal Server
9 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
9 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (6.06%) X-Windows
9 2 (6.06%) Project Management
9 2 (6.06%) ITIL
9 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
9 2 (6.06%) SLA

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) ATM
2 1 (3.03%) NFC
General
1 15 (45.45%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Team Leader
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (12.12%) EPoS Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Team Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) EMV Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Facilities Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) JSF
2 2 (6.06%) X-Windows
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) EPoS
2 4 (12.12%) Smartcard
3 3 (9.09%) EMV
3 3 (9.09%) EFT
3 3 (9.09%) iPad
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.12%) Scrum
2 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Data Management
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Service Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
1 1 (3.03%) MCTS
1 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) ServiceNow
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
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