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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 550 515 533
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +18
Contract jobs citing CIPD 24 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.062% 0.049%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.88% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +20.37%
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
9219 8298 9066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.68% 17.81% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5254 4509 4772
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 457 562
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -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 30 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 30 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 +7 8 £400 -15.78% 4
South East -10 7 £363 - 3
West Midlands - 4 £236 -
Yorkshire - 3 £270 -
South West -23 2 £230 -25.80%
North West - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
CIPD
UK

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 13 (28.89%) Project Management
2 11 (24.44%) Finance
3 10 (22.22%) Law
4 9 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 8 (17.78%) Legal
5 8 (17.78%) Degree
5 8 (17.78%) SAP
6 7 (15.56%) Change Management
6 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
7 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
8 4 (8.89%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.67%) Transition Management
9 3 (6.67%) Social Media
9 3 (6.67%) Data Management
9 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (6.67%) MS Office
9 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
10 2 (4.44%) NHS
10 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
10 2 (4.44%) ERP
10 2 (4.44%) ITIL
10 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.44%) Workflow
10 2 (4.44%) Six Sigma

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.22%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) WPA
1 1 (2.22%) VPN
1 1 (2.22%) Intranet
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Law
3 8 (17.78%) Legal
4 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) French Language
5 1 (2.22%) German Language
5 1 (2.22%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Consultant
2 5 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (4.44%) Recruitment Consultant
3 2 (4.44%) Training Consultant
3 2 (4.44%) Change Consultant
3 2 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (2.22%) IP Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (2.22%) Change Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Business Consultant
4 1 (2.22%) Resource Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Payroll Manager
4 1 (2.22%) HR Specialist
4 1 (2.22%) Trainer
4 1 (2.22%) Coordinator
4 1 (2.22%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Social Media
1 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.22%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Project Management
2 9 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 7 (15.56%) Change Management
4 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) Transition Management
5 3 (6.67%) Data Management
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.44%) ERP
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL
6 2 (4.44%) Workflow
6 2 (4.44%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.22%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.22%) Migration
7 1 (2.22%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) APMG
4 1 (2.22%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.22%) MCIPD
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PMP
4 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) COBIT
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) SAP
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) i-GRasp
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Juniper
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco
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Rate: £34 - £35 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £30000 - £34000 Per Annum 25 days holiday, Private healthcar
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £11 - £15 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £12 - £16 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago