The table below looks at the statistics for CHAP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CHAP over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)
Rank - 573 538
Contract jobs citing CHAP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.015% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £525 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7532 6678 7173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 13.12% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4090 3404 3469
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 383 622
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £23.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

CHAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CHAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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