The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chip and PIN
England / South East
Rank 252 260 268
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.054% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.042% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £108 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.90% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £108 £255 £303
% change year-on-year -57.84% -15.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Chip and PIN is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2394 2763 2812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.72% 29.96% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1651 1458
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 149 167
Median hourly rate £17.25 £38.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.19% +103.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.22 £60.49 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Chip and PIN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Chip and PIN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Chip and PIN in the South East

Chip and PIN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chip and PIN in the South East

Chip and PIN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Chip and PIN in the South East

Chip and PIN
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +27 1 £108 -60.90%
Chip and PIN
England

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Chip and PIN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Chip and PIN.

1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (50.00%) Informatics
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Break Fix Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Printer Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Health Informatics
1 2 (50.00%) Informatics
1 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BT
1 1 (25.00%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft