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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
UK
Rank 564 567 586
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Contract jobs citing CIPD 29 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.090% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.43% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 15
Median daily rate £363 £575 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.95% +90.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £198 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £600 £265
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +126.68%
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
9162 10487 10169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.42% 20.97% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5845 6374 5931
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 494 478
Median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% +108.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.54 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

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 24 January 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 15 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 24 January 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 +10 29 £363 -36.95% 9
South East +5 21 £450 +119.51%
Berkshire +10 19 £388 -
Maidenhead +3 10 - -
London +4 6 £335 -39.09% 5
Reading - 4 £450 -
Swindon - 2 £450 -
East Sussex - 2 £600 -
Wiltshire - 2 £450 -
South West - 2 £450 - 2
Cheshire +26 1 £200 -66.66%
North West +23 1 £200 -66.66%
Warrington +20 1 £200 -66.66%
Bedfordshire +10 1 £125 -
East of England +3 1 £125 - 1

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 15 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (28.89%) Coaching
3 12 (26.67%) Performance Management
4 10 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (22.22%) MS Office
4 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 9 (20.00%) Legal
6 8 (17.78%) People Management
6 8 (17.78%) Matrix Organization
7 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (15.56%) Law
7 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.56%) Retail
7 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
8 6 (13.33%) Line Management
9 5 (11.11%) Data Entry
9 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 5 (11.11%) e-Learning
9 5 (11.11%) Change Management
9 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 4 (8.89%) Windows
10 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
10 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
10 4 (8.89%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (8.89%) Behavioural Change
10 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
10 4 (8.89%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 10 (22.22%) MS Office
1 10 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) WebEx
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
2 1 (2.22%) NAS
2 1 (2.22%) Skype
General
1 15 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (20.00%) Legal
3 7 (15.56%) Law
3 7 (15.56%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Finance
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (11.11%) Consultant
1 5 (11.11%) HR Manager
1 5 (11.11%) Trainer
2 4 (8.89%) Development Consultant
3 3 (6.67%) Analyst
3 3 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (6.67%) HR Advisor
4 2 (4.44%) Administrator
4 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) HR Specialist
4 2 (4.44%) IT Consultant
4 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Business Information Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Help Desk Administrator
5 1 (2.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) MI Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) MI Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Project Support Coordinator
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (2.22%) Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) e-Learning
2 4 (8.89%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Coaching
2 12 (26.67%) Performance Management
3 8 (17.78%) Matrix Organization
3 8 (17.78%) People Management
4 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.33%) Line Management
6 5 (11.11%) Change Management
6 5 (11.11%) Data Entry
7 4 (8.89%) Behavioural Change
7 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
7 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.67%) Case Management
8 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) Invoice Processing
9 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.44%) Process Improvement
9 2 (4.44%) Project Management
9 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.67%) ECDL
4 3 (6.67%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) SAP
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