The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 534 513 500
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Contract jobs citing CIPD 23 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.059% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 8
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£300 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £338 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £338 £438
% change year-on-year
-48.14% -22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +63.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CIPD
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9340 8325 7316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.11% 18.93% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5504 4589 3894
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 375 511
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.04 £41.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 11 £328 -40.45% 4
South East -1 7 - - 2
North West -11 1 £123 -66.30%
South West -17 1 £725 +94.63%
East Midlands - - - -
CIPD
UK

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 14 (24.14%) Project Management
1 14 (24.14%) Performance Management
2 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 12 (20.69%) Change Management
3 11 (18.97%) Line Management
4 8 (13.79%) Coaching
4 8 (13.79%) Law
5 7 (12.07%) APMG
6 6 (10.34%) People Management
6 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
6 6 (10.34%) Finance
6 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (6.90%) Retail
8 4 (6.90%) Windows
8 4 (6.90%) Oracle
8 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
8 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.17%) MCIPD
9 3 (5.17%) Lync
9 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.17%) Business Objects
9 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.17%) Cisco
9 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
9 3 (5.17%) Legal
9 3 (5.17%) Advertising

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (5.17%) Lync
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.72%) LDAP
2 1 (1.72%) DHCP
2 1 (1.72%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
General
1 8 (13.79%) Law
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 3 (5.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (8.62%) Trainer
2 4 (6.90%) Business Manager
2 4 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (5.17%) Training Consultant
3 3 (5.17%) Analyst
3 3 (5.17%) Consultant
3 3 (5.17%) Administrator
3 3 (5.17%) Support Manager
3 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
3 3 (5.17%) Change Manager
3 3 (5.17%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (3.45%) Systems Manager
4 2 (3.45%) Operations Manager
4 2 (3.45%) Change Analyst
4 2 (3.45%) Developer
4 2 (3.45%) Coordinator
4 2 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (1.72%) Business Operations Manager
5 1 (1.72%) HR Specialist
5 1 (1.72%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) HTML
1 2 (3.45%) CSS
1 2 (3.45%) XHTML
1 2 (3.45%) Sass
1 2 (3.45%) LESS
1 2 (3.45%) CSS3
1 2 (3.45%) HTML5
1 2 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.72%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Project Management
1 14 (24.14%) Performance Management
2 12 (20.69%) Change Management
3 11 (18.97%) Line Management
4 8 (13.79%) Coaching
5 6 (10.34%) People Management
5 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.45%) SEO
9 2 (3.45%) Data Management
9 2 (3.45%) Information Management
9 2 (3.45%) ERP
9 2 (3.45%) OO
9 2 (3.45%) Brand Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) APMG
3 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) MCIPD
5 2 (3.45%) MCT
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle
2 3 (5.17%) Business Objects
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco
3 1 (1.72%) SAP
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 17 days ago
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Posted: 23 days ago