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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 533 518 534
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing CIPD 20 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.060% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 12
Average daily rate
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£331 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £228 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £270
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8948 8264 9014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.67% 17.83% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5127 4489 4735
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 455 558
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 9 £400 -15.78%
South East -5 5 £363 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £363 - 1
South West -31 2 £230 -25.80% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
CIPD
UK

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 15 (35.71%) Project Management
2 10 (23.81%) Finance
3 9 (21.43%) Degree
3 9 (21.43%) Performance Management
4 8 (19.05%) Law
4 8 (19.05%) SAP
5 7 (16.67%) Change Management
5 7 (16.67%) Legal
5 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.52%) Data Management
8 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (7.14%) Transition Management
9 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.14%) MS Office
9 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
10 2 (4.76%) Six Sigma
10 2 (4.76%) NHS
10 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
10 2 (4.76%) ERP
10 2 (4.76%) ITIL
10 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.76%) i-GRasp

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.14%) MS Office
4 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.38%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) WPA
1 1 (2.38%) VPN
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Law
3 7 (16.67%) Legal
4 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.76%) French Language
5 2 (4.76%) German Language
5 2 (4.76%) Italian Language
5 2 (4.76%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
3 2 (4.76%) Recruitment Consultant
3 2 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (4.76%) Change Consultant
3 2 (4.76%) Training Consultant
4 1 (2.38%) HR Specialist
4 1 (2.38%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) IP Engineer
4 1 (2.38%) Change Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (2.38%) Business Consultant
4 1 (2.38%) Resource Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (2.38%) Payroll Manager
4 1 (2.38%) Trainer
4 1 (2.38%) Junior
4 1 (2.38%) Coordinator
4 1 (2.38%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) NHS
2 2 (4.76%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Project Management
2 9 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 7 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.52%) Data Management
4 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (7.14%) Transition Management
5 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.76%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.76%) ERP
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.76%) Strategic Management
6 2 (4.76%) Workflow
6 2 (4.76%) Service Management
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) APMG
4 1 (2.38%) CIMA
4 1 (2.38%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.38%) MCIPD
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) PMP
4 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) COBIT
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) SAP
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) i-GRasp
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Juniper
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
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