The first table below looks at the demand for CIPD in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIPD over the 3 months to 24 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 South East 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 237 226 230
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing CIPD 5 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.047% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.19% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£363 - £165
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 - £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2413 2098 2179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.28% 24.88% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1077 965
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 115 145
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.73% -24.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
CIPD
England

CIPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CIPD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CIPD
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CIPD Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CIPD
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CIPD across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

CIPD Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CIPD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CIPD Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CIPD
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIPD within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +1 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £450 -
Surrey - - - - 1
CIPD
England

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Legal
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Law
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Transition Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) SLA
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (11.11%) PMP
4 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) WPA
4 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) WPA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Law
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Recruitment Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Account Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Transition Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft