The table below looks at the statistics for CIPD in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIPD over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 90 102 123
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs citing CIPD 19 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.97% 0.71% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.65% 2.90% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £155 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+190.32% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £210 £300
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
520 620 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.52% 24.54% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 322 306
Median daily rate £395 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 34 26
Median hourly rate £15.50 £49.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.36% +56.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £7.68 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

CIPD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing CIPD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CIPD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CIPD
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CIPD across the Berkshire region.

CIPD Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CIPD
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIPD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Maidenhead +5 11 - -
Reading +17 3 £450 +190.32%
CIPD
South East

CIPD
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CIPD 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for CIPD.

1 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
2 10 (43.48%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (43.48%) Coaching
3 9 (39.13%) People Management
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) Retail
5 7 (30.43%) Legal
5 7 (30.43%) MS Office
6 6 (26.09%) Case Management
7 5 (21.74%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (21.74%) Line Management
7 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
8 4 (17.39%) Business Transformation
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Change Management
9 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
9 3 (13.04%) Smart Meter
9 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (8.70%) Degree
10 2 (8.70%) Law
10 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
11 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
2 8 (34.78%) Retail
3 7 (30.43%) Legal
4 2 (8.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) HR Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) HR Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Trainer
4 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
1 3 (13.04%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Coaching
1 10 (43.48%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (39.13%) People Management
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Case Management
5 5 (21.74%) Line Management
5 5 (21.74%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
6 4 (17.39%) Business Transformation
6 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft