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 16 January 2017 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
England / North West
Rank 128 150 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing ECDL 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.078% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £200 £120 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.19% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £120 -
% change year-on-year
+66.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.07 - -

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
486 731 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.35% 19.00% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 398 336
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 54
Median hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +89.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £16.94 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

ECDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing ECDL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ECDL within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +25 3 £200 -
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
ECDL
England

ECDL
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ECDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for ECDL.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) CIPD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) QMS
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

ECDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Project Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Project Assistant
2 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) QMS
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CIPD
1 1 (25.00%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft