The first table below looks at the demand for CIPD in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIPD over the 3 months to 23 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 currently tracked.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 572 527 572
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +45
Contract jobs citing CIPD 24 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.050% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.27% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 7
Average daily rate £313 £325 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +58.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £375 £236
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £205 £205
% change year-on-year
+40.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £15.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £15.50 £119.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10937 8810 10503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.45% 18.17% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6204 4687 5415
Average daily rate £375 £370 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 474 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £51.50 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%

CIPD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CIPD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CIPD
Daily Rate Trend

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

CIPD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CIPD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CIPD within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

CIPD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CIPD
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CIPD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CIPD
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIPD within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -50 22 £313 -3.84% 4
London -14 14 £500 +53.84%
South East -14 4 £195 - 1
City of London -13 2 £500 +53.84%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £185 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £185 -
Scotland - 2 - -
East of England - 1 £370 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Bexleyheath - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (35.85%) Project Management
2 17 (32.08%) Change Management
3 9 (16.98%) Finance
3 9 (16.98%) Degree
4 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
5 7 (13.21%) Law
5 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.32%) SAP
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Management
7 5 (9.43%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
7 5 (9.43%) Learning Management System
7 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.55%) E-Learning
8 4 (7.55%) Strategic Management
8 4 (7.55%) Marketing
8 4 (7.55%) Service Management
8 4 (7.55%) MS Office
8 4 (7.55%) Business Transformation
8 4 (7.55%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
9 3 (5.66%) Performance Improvement
9 3 (5.66%) Oracle
9 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (5.66%) Data Management
10 2 (3.77%) Workflow
10 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
10 2 (3.77%) Legal
10 2 (3.77%) Softphone

CIPD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Softphone
2 1 (1.89%) WPA
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Law
3 4 (7.55%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) French Language
4 2 (3.77%) German Language
4 2 (3.77%) Italian Language
4 2 (3.77%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.89%) Local Government
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
2 6 (11.32%) Consultant
3 5 (9.43%) Change Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Trainer
5 3 (5.66%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.77%) IT Trainer
6 2 (3.77%) Resource Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Recruitment Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Development Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Account Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Development Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Development Specialist
7 1 (1.89%) Author
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Author
7 1 (1.89%) Junior
7 1 (1.89%) HR Specialist
7 1 (1.89%) Training Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Learning Management System
2 4 (7.55%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.89%) NHS
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
1 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Project Management
2 17 (32.08%) Change Management
3 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.32%) Performance Management
5 5 (9.43%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.55%) Strategic Management
6 4 (7.55%) Service Management
6 4 (7.55%) Business Transformation
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (5.66%) Data Management
8 2 (3.77%) Workflow
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL
8 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.77%) ERP
8 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.77%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (1.89%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) APMG
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PMP
5 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.89%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
1 1 (1.89%) QA
1 1 (1.89%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) SAP
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Lotus
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.77%) i-GRasp
4 1 (1.89%) HP
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £32000
Posted: 6 days ago