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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 526 528 493
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -35
Contract jobs citing CIPD 30 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.045% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 9
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£300 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £575 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.00 £18.00 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +31.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
10585 9084 7614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.17% 19.65% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6226 4956 4098
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 433 458
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.45 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 £550 -4.34% 3
South East -14 8 - - 2
South West -9 6 £300 -19.46% 1
North West -17 1 £123 -66.30% 1
West Midlands - 1 £175 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
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CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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%) Performance Management
2 12 (20.69%) Line Management
3 11 (18.97%) Project Management
4 9 (15.52%) Degree
4 9 (15.52%) Coaching
5 8 (13.79%) Business Objects
6 7 (12.07%) Law
7 6 (10.34%) Finance
7 6 (10.34%) SAP
7 6 (10.34%) People Management
8 5 (8.62%) ResourceLink
8 5 (8.62%) SAP HR
8 5 (8.62%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
9 4 (6.90%) Change Management
9 4 (6.90%) Oracle
9 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.90%) Retail
9 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
10 3 (5.17%) Advertising
11 2 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.45%) SEO
11 2 (3.45%) Cisco
11 2 (3.45%) ERP
11 2 (3.45%) NHS
11 2 (3.45%) OO

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.45%) Drupal
1 2 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) SAP HR
1 5 (8.62%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
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 5 (8.62%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
General
1 7 (12.07%) Law
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.90%) Retail
5 3 (5.17%) Advertising
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (10.34%) Project Manager
2 3 (5.17%) Trainer
2 3 (5.17%) Support Manager
2 3 (5.17%) Administrator
2 3 (5.17%) Consultant
2 3 (5.17%) Business Manager
3 2 (3.45%) Coordinator
3 2 (3.45%) Training Consultant
3 2 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (3.45%) Operations Manager
3 2 (3.45%) Change Manager
3 2 (3.45%) Systems Manager
3 2 (3.45%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (3.45%) Developer
3 2 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (1.72%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (1.72%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (1.72%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (1.72%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) HTML
1 2 (3.45%) CSS
1 2 (3.45%) XHTML
1 2 (3.45%) jQuery
1 2 (3.45%) HTML5
1 2 (3.45%) CSS3
1 2 (3.45%) Sass
1 2 (3.45%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
1 1 (1.72%) Linux
1 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Performance Management
2 12 (20.69%) Line Management
3 11 (18.97%) Project Management
4 9 (15.52%) Coaching
5 6 (10.34%) People Management
6 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.90%) Change Management
6 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.45%) OO
8 2 (3.45%) ERP
8 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.45%) Data Management
8 2 (3.45%) SEO
8 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.45%) Brand Management
9 1 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 1 (1.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) APMG
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) MCT
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Business Objects
2 6 (10.34%) SAP
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
London
Annapurna
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago