The table below looks at the statistics for CITP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CITP over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
Rank 599 567 542
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -25
Contract jobs citing CITP 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.079% 0.022% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £775 - -
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 Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11413 9164 8889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.63% 17.73% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6633 5091 4657
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 394 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -21.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

CITP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CITP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CITP
Daily Rate Trend

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

CITP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CITP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CITP within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

CITP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CITP
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CITP within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 9 £575 +27.77% 2
London +24 2 £575 +27.77% 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - - 1

CITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CITP 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 CITP.

1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) Chartered Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
4 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (38.46%) Analytics
5 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
5 4 (30.77%) Splunk
5 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) Big Data
5 4 (30.77%) MarkLogic
5 4 (30.77%) Informatica
5 4 (30.77%) SAP
5 4 (30.77%) Predictive Analytics
5 4 (30.77%) Netezza
6 3 (23.08%) MBCS
6 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
7 2 (15.38%) ISACA
7 2 (15.38%) SABSA
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management

CITP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CITP 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 CITP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) Packet Switching
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
1 4 (30.77%) MarkLogic
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Information Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Change Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Management Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) CESG
3 2 (15.38%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Predictive Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
5 2 (15.38%) SABSA
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Network Design
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) MBCS
3 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) ISACA
4 2 (15.38%) CISM
4 2 (15.38%) Postgraduate
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP
5 1 (7.69%) MCITP
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) BS25999
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Splunk
1 4 (30.77%) Informatica
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
1 4 (30.77%) Netezza
2 1 (7.69%) FrontRange
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
2 1 (7.69%) RightScale