The table below looks at the statistics for ECDL in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ECDL over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
Rank 398 413 377
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -36
Contract jobs citing ECDL 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.008% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.026% 0.053% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£200 - £245
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £168
% change year-on-year
- +94.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.87%
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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 London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3835 3753 3210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.78% 15.63% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2659 2426 2018
Average daily rate £425 £410 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 83 127
Average hourly rate £15.77 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.91% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.78 £11.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

ECDL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ECDL Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ECDL Daily Rate Trend in London

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Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ECDL Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ECDL 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 ECDL.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) MCT
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) MOS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ECDL 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 ECDL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Trainer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Trainer
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCT
1 1 (33.33%) MOS
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft