Period
to 22 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smartcard over the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Smart Card
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 362 383
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21 -23
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 10 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.062% 0.11% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.35% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
South East median daily rate £180 £360 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +14.74% +0.80%
10th Percentile £175 £290 £262
90th Percentile £335 £464 £374
England median daily rate £350 £394 £240
% change year-on-year -11.11% +64.06% -12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
South East median hourly rate £28.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.29% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £18.30 £21.20 £19.20
90th Percentile £38.60 £36.50 £50.90
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.03 £28.63
% change year-on-year +2.93% -44.02% +68.38%

Smartcard is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4693 5089 6032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.90% 30.23% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2714 2944 3419
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £218 £227 £225
90th Percentile £568 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £421
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.84% +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 299 307
South East median hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +13.51% +12.12%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.04 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.55 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year - +7.10% +0.95%

Smartcard
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Smartcard as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Smartcard in the South East

Smartcard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smartcard in the South East

Smartcard
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smartcard in the South East over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smartcard in the South East

Smartcard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smartcard in the South East

Smartcard
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smartcard in the South East over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Smartcard in the South East

Smartcard
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 Smartcard within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +11 3 £180 -62.11%
Surrey -16 3 £330 +17.86%
West Sussex +2 1 £330 -8.33%
Kent -16 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Smartcard
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, 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 across the South East region with a requirement for Smartcard.

1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) NHS
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (10.00%) PKI
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (10.00%) RFID
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (10.00%) RS-232

Smartcard
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) RFID
1 1 (10.00%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Information Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analogue Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) EMC Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) NHS Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) NHS
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (10.00%) Contactless
3 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Schematic Capture
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) EMC
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft