The table below looks at the statistics for CIPD in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIPD over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank - 146 128
Contract jobs citing CIPD 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.093% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.30% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £300 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £238 £365
% change year-on-year
-11.57% -34.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CIPD
England

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

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1009 991 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.87% 30.74% 28.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 603 418
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 53 39
Average hourly rate £41.80 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.14 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CIPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CIPD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CIPD
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

CIPD Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CIPD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

CIPD Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

CIPD
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) e-Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) NVQ Level 3
1 2 (100.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Trainer
1 1 (50.00%) Training Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) e-Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) NVQ Level 3
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP