The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Card
Rank 629 619 570
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -49
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 22 27 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.047% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 33
Median daily rate £328 £235 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.36% -14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £165 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £344 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £240 £268
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £30.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £30.50 -
% change year-on-year
-55.73% -

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
18114 18488 17728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.54% 32.39% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11702 11634 10717
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 741 710
Median hourly rate £20.83 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Smartcard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Smartcard
Daily Rate Trend

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

Smartcard Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Smartcard
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartcard within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Smartcard Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Smartcard
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Smartcard Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Smartcard
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
England -21 21 £375 +59.57% 6
South East +18 11 £475 +51.39% 1
Hampshire +8 7 £475 +88.11%
Basingstoke - 7 £475 -
London +2 5 £413 +120.00% 1
Yorkshire -3 3 £275 +14.58%
Kent - 3 - -
West Midlands -32 2 £328 +63.75%
West Yorkshire -4 1 £275 +14.58%
Leeds -9 1 £275 +14.58%
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Middlesbrough - 1 - -
Erskine - 1 £240 -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £240 -
Scotland - 1 £240 -
Hull - 1 - -

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 with a requirement for Smartcard.

1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) Windows
3 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
3 10 (18.87%) ITIL
3 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
3 10 (18.87%) PKI
3 10 (18.87%) Information Security
3 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
4 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
4 9 (16.98%) PCI DSS
4 9 (16.98%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (16.98%) SABSA
4 9 (16.98%) ISO27005
4 9 (16.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (16.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (16.98%) TOGAF
4 9 (16.98%) NHS
5 8 (15.09%) Cisco
5 8 (15.09%) LDAP
5 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (15.09%) Degree
5 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
5 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
6 7 (13.21%) Business Development
6 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
6 7 (13.21%) Mathematics
6 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture
6 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
6 7 (13.21%) ITIL V3

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (13.21%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) BASE24
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
1 1 (1.89%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) LDAP
2 6 (11.32%) X.509
3 3 (5.66%) NFC
4 2 (3.77%) ATM
4 2 (3.77%) VPN
5 1 (1.89%) DHCP
5 1 (1.89%) DNS
5 1 (1.89%) Firewall
5 1 (1.89%) GSM
5 1 (1.89%) RFID
5 1 (1.89%) RS-232
5 1 (1.89%) RS-485
5 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
1 4 (7.55%) SpecFlow
1 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (3.77%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Architect
2 16 (30.19%) Security Architect
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) CISSP Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Developer
4 5 (9.43%) TOGAF Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (3.77%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Test Automation Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Android Developer
8 1 (1.89%) CRM Developer
8 1 (1.89%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
1 5 (9.43%) Web Services
2 4 (7.55%) Gherkin
2 4 (7.55%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) Android SDK
3 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.77%) iOS SDK
3 2 (3.77%) JSF
3 2 (3.77%) PrimeFaces
3 2 (3.77%) Spring
4 1 (1.89%) Ajax
4 1 (1.89%) CSS
4 1 (1.89%) ebXML
4 1 (1.89%) LAMP
4 1 (1.89%) REST
4 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) PKI
2 9 (16.98%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (16.98%) NHS
3 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
4 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
4 7 (13.21%) Mathematics
5 5 (9.43%) EMV
6 4 (7.55%) IVR
7 3 (5.66%) Contactless
7 3 (5.66%) EFT
7 3 (5.66%) EFTPOS
7 3 (5.66%) EPoS
8 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
8 2 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
8 2 (3.77%) iPad
8 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
8 2 (3.77%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.89%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.55%) Linux
4 2 (3.77%) Android
4 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.77%) Unix
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.87%) Information Security
2 10 (18.87%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) PRINCE2
3 9 (16.98%) SABSA
3 9 (16.98%) TOGAF
4 7 (13.21%) Business Development
4 7 (13.21%) ITIL V3
4 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture
4 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
4 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
5 6 (11.32%) Data Protection
5 6 (11.32%) Quality Management
6 5 (9.43%) Test Management
7 4 (7.55%) ATDD
7 4 (7.55%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (7.55%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Migration
7 4 (7.55%) Performance Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) C#
2 6 (11.32%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) C
3 4 (7.55%) C++
4 3 (5.66%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) Degree
3 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (13.21%) CISA
4 7 (13.21%) CISM
4 7 (13.21%) CISSP
4 7 (13.21%) IISP
5 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (9.43%) ISEB
7 3 (5.66%) ISTQB
8 2 (3.77%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (1.89%) CCNP
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.89%) MCSE
9 1 (1.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (16.98%) ISO27005
1 9 (16.98%) PCI DSS
1 9 (16.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (11.32%) ISAE 3402
2 6 (11.32%) ISO 9001
3 3 (5.66%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.89%) HL7
4 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) XenApp
2 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Cisco
3 6 (11.32%) ArcSight
3 6 (11.32%) Barracuda Networks
3 6 (11.32%) IBM
3 6 (11.32%) Intel Security
3 6 (11.32%) Qualys
3 6 (11.32%) Tripwire
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) Sun
5 3 (5.66%) VeriFone
5 3 (5.66%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 2 (3.77%) Fujitsu
6 2 (3.77%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.77%) PayPal
6 2 (3.77%) Toshiba
6 2 (3.77%) VMware
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) InterSystems
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec
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