The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 142 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CIPD 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.060% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £215 £205
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -
Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1034 666 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.22% 28.63% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 365 597
Average daily rate £350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 42 94
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CIPD
England

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 7 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree