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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 637 624 600
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -24
Contract jobs citing CIPD 16 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.058% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 19
Median daily rate £328 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £166 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £600 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £270
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +15.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +15.78%

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
11087 11286 10781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.49% 19.32% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6908 6795 6114
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 536 463
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 26 August 2016.

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 16 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 26 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -15 15 £330 -2.94% 12
London -10 9 £388 -22.50% 5
City of London +22 2 £413 +20.00% 2
South East +12 2 £415 - 1
South West +3 2 £325 -18.75% 3
Bristol -4 2 £325 -13.33% 1
North West +13 1 £300 -50.00% 1
Berkshire 0 1 £330 -
West Midlands -29 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £115 -
Scotland - 1 £115 -
East Sussex - 1 £500 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £330 -
Redditch - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £300 - 1

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 12 (35.29%) Project Management
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) Coaching
3 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
4 9 (26.47%) MS Office
4 9 (26.47%) WebEx
5 8 (23.53%) Performance Management
5 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 8 (23.53%) Windows
6 7 (20.59%) e-Learning
6 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
6 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
7 5 (14.71%) Line Management
7 5 (14.71%) Change Management
7 5 (14.71%) People Management
8 4 (11.76%) Law
9 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.82%) C
9 3 (8.82%) Degree
9 3 (8.82%) Banking
9 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (5.88%) MAPM
10 2 (5.88%) IBM
10 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma
10 2 (5.88%) Legal
10 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
11 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
11 1 (2.94%) Risk Management

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 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 9 (26.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) WebEx
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Law
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Development Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) IT Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Trainer
4 3 (8.82%) IT Trainer
5 2 (5.88%) Capability Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Training Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Engagement Manager
6 1 (2.94%) HR Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) HR Coordinator
6 1 (2.94%) HR Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Maximo Trainer
6 1 (2.94%) Project Change Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Project Support Coordinator
6 1 (2.94%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Resource Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) e-Learning
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Project Management
2 11 (32.35%) Coaching
3 8 (23.53%) Performance Management
4 5 (14.71%) Change Management
4 5 (14.71%) Line Management
4 5 (14.71%) People Management
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.94%) Benchmarking
7 1 (2.94%) Case Management
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Data Management
7 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Human Resource Management
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) MAPM
4 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Motorola
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