The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 208 188 221
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +33
Contract jobs citing CIPD 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.14% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.91% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Average daily rate £500 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £215 £205
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1176 993 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.22% 15.93% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 641 650
Average daily rate £412 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 37
Average hourly rate £22.00 £48.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CIPD
London

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 13 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP