The first table below looks at the demand for CIPD in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIPD over the 3 months to 16 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 England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 542 507 551
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +44
Contract jobs citing CIPD 24 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.050% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 5
Average daily rate £325 £325 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +58.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £215 £205
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £15.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £15.50 £119.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10178 7975 9702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.44% 18.16% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5819 4257 5092
Average daily rate £375 £374 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 509 457 524
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
CIPD
UK

CIPD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CIPD Jobs Demand Trend in England

CIPD
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CIPD Daily Rate Trend in England

CIPD
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CIPD across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

CIPD Daily Rate Histogram in England

CIPD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CIPD Hourly Rate Trend in England

CIPD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIPD within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -33 15 £503 +54.61% 3
South East -8 4 £195 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East of England - 1 £370 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
CIPD
UK

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 19 (40.43%) Project Management
2 16 (34.04%) Change Management
3 9 (19.15%) Finance
4 8 (17.02%) Degree
5 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.89%) Law
6 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
6 6 (12.77%) Performance Management
7 5 (10.64%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
7 5 (10.64%) Learning Management System
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.51%) Strategic Management
8 4 (8.51%) Marketing
8 4 (8.51%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (8.51%) MS Office
8 4 (8.51%) SAP
8 4 (8.51%) Service Management
9 3 (6.38%) Oracle
9 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
9 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (6.38%) Data Management
9 3 (6.38%) Performance Improvement
9 3 (6.38%) Business Transformation
10 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.26%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (4.26%) Workflow
10 2 (4.26%) E-Learning
10 2 (4.26%) i-GRasp
10 2 (4.26%) French Language

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) WPA
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Law
3 4 (8.51%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) French Language
4 2 (4.26%) German Language
4 2 (4.26%) Italian Language
4 2 (4.26%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Consultant
3 5 (10.64%) Change Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Resource Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Recruitment Consultant
5 1 (2.13%) Account Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Development Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Trainer
5 1 (2.13%) Author
5 1 (2.13%) Technical Author
5 1 (2.13%) Junior
5 1 (2.13%) Coordinator
5 1 (2.13%) HR Specialist
5 1 (2.13%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.13%) Training Consultant
5 1 (2.13%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Learning Management System
2 2 (4.26%) E-Learning
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Project Management
2 16 (34.04%) Change Management
3 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.77%) Performance Management
5 5 (10.64%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.51%) Strategic Management
6 4 (8.51%) Service Management
7 3 (6.38%) Data Management
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (6.38%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.26%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (4.26%) Workflow
8 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.26%) ERP
8 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.13%) Migration
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) PMP
5 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) MCIPD
5 1 (2.13%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.13%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) SAP
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) i-GRasp
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) HP
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