The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 252 239 224
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing CIPD 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.058% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
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£290 £368 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £383 £425
% change year-on-year
-31.37% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -
CIPD
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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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2865 2078 1803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.97% 24.23% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1428 1047 777
Average daily rate £375 £370 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £486 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 92 167
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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
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 22 December 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 - 7 £290 -
Surrey -5 1 - -
CIPD
England

CIPD
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (47.83%) Performance Management
2 8 (34.78%) Line Management
3 6 (26.09%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) Law
4 5 (21.74%) Retail
5 4 (17.39%) Coaching
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) MS Office
6 2 (8.70%) MCT
6 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.70%) ERP
6 2 (8.70%) Advertising
6 2 (8.70%) Brand Management
6 2 (8.70%) Social Media
6 2 (8.70%) People Management
7 1 (4.35%) SAP
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (4.35%) Finance
7 1 (4.35%) Legal
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) Banking
7 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
General
1 5 (21.74%) Law
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (13.04%) Trainer
2 2 (8.70%) Administrator
2 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
3 1 (4.35%) HR Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) Business Operations Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Performance Management
2 8 (34.78%) Line Management
3 4 (17.39%) Coaching
4 2 (8.70%) People Management
4 2 (8.70%) Brand Management
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCT
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft