The table below looks at the statistics for ECDL in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ECDL over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
Rank 157 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ECDL 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% - 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £121 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £112 £110 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -66.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.63
ECDL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
732 664 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.31% 20.30% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 338 239
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 70
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% +47.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.00 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

ECDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ECDL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ECDL
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ECDL Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ECDL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

ECDL Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ECDL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ECDL within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester - 1 £121 -
ECDL
England

ECDL
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) NHS
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Local Government
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland

ECDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft