The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 February 2017 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
UK
Rank 554 573 596
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +23
Contract jobs citing CIPD 32 49 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.095% 0.048%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.44% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 15
Median daily rate £450 £210 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £167 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £320 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £210 £300
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9267 11022 10562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.80% 21.26% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5970 6816 6054
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 454 504
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £12.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.40 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

CIPD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CIPD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIPD within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 32 £450 +114.28% 6
South East +22 27 £450 +125.00% 3
Berkshire +24 23 £450 +190.32% 1
Maidenhead +3 11 - -
Reading +17 5 £450 +190.32%
London +17 4 £375 - 2
South West - 4 £450 -
Wiltshire - 3 £450 -
Swindon - 3 £450 -
Hampshire +8 2 £290 +41.46% 2
Basingstoke +4 2 £290 +41.46%
East Sussex - 2 £600 -
Bristol - 1 £300 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CIPD 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 CIPD.

1 19 (39.58%) Telecoms
2 13 (27.08%) Performance Management
2 13 (27.08%) Coaching
3 12 (25.00%) People Management
4 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
5 10 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.83%) Matrix Organization
6 9 (18.75%) Legal
7 8 (16.67%) Retail
8 7 (14.58%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (14.58%) Law
8 7 (14.58%) MS Office
8 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
9 6 (12.50%) Line Management
9 6 (12.50%) Case Management
10 5 (10.42%) Data Entry
10 5 (10.42%) Change Management
11 4 (8.33%) Business Transformation
11 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
11 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
11 4 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (6.25%) Smart Meter
12 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
12 3 (6.25%) NVQ Level 3
12 3 (6.25%) MCIPD
12 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
12 3 (6.25%) e-Learning

CIPD
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 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
1 7 (14.58%) MS Office
1 7 (14.58%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) NAS
1 1 (2.08%) Skype
General
1 19 (39.58%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.75%) Legal
3 8 (16.67%) Retail
4 7 (14.58%) Law
5 3 (6.25%) Finance
6 2 (4.17%) Marketing
7 1 (2.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) HR Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Trainer
3 4 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) HR Advisor
5 2 (4.17%) Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) HR Specialist
5 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Business Information Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Help Desk Administrator
6 1 (2.08%) Information Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Junior
6 1 (2.08%) MI Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Specialist
6 1 (2.08%) Resource Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.25%) e-Learning
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.25%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Coaching
1 13 (27.08%) Performance Management
2 12 (25.00%) People Management
3 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (20.83%) Matrix Organization
4 6 (12.50%) Case Management
4 6 (12.50%) Line Management
5 5 (10.42%) Change Management
5 5 (10.42%) Data Entry
6 4 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.17%) Invoice Processing
8 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.08%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.08%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) ECDL
2 3 (6.25%) MCIPD
2 3 (6.25%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) SAP
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