The table below looks at the statistics for CIPD in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIPD over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 200 200 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing CIPD 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.015% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.097% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £383 £425
% change year-on-year
-31.37% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
853 1031 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.17% 15.33% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 710 592
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £277 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 35
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

CIPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CIPD across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CIPD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CIPD
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

CIPD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CIPD
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CIPD across the City of London region.

CIPD Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CIPD
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CIPD 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 CIPD.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) APMG
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CIPD 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 CIPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle HRMS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Change Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Change Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) APMG
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle