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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)
Rank - 671 640
Contract jobs citing CHAP 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.025% 0.012%
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
8234 7935 8579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.45% 13.71% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5029 4574 4741
Median daily rate £400 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 539 482
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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