The table below looks at the statistics for CHAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CHAP over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)
Rank - - 615
Contract jobs citing CHAP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8753 7956 7528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 13.95% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5332 4551 3996
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 487 433
Median hourly rate £28.88 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.85% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.73 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

CHAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CHAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

CHAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CHAP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CHAP within the UK.

CHAP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CHAP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CHAP within the UK.

CHAP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CHAP
Top 3 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CHAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CHAP.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management

CHAP
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java