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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
Rank 567 556 529
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -27
Contract jobs citing CITP 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.040% 0.033% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£850 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £1,100 - -
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
10103 9219 8075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.17% 18.88% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4996 4268
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 417 563
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 28 January 2015.

CITP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CITP
Top 9 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 28 January 2015. 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 -17 4 £850 +54.54%
London +14 2 £575 +4.54%
Bristol - 2 £1,100 -
South West - 2 £1,100 -
Bournemouth - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -

CITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Architecture
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) Chartered Engineer
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%) MarkLogic
5 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
5 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
5 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) Splunk
5 4 (30.77%) Big Data
5 4 (30.77%) Informatica
5 4 (30.77%) SAP
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
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%) Management Information System
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%) Open Source
7 2 (15.38%) BS25999
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) ISACA

CITP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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%) MarkLogic
1 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Law
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
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%) Services Director
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Change Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management Consultant
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%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (15.38%) CESG
3 2 (15.38%) CESG CLAS
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%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Predictive Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) SABSA
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Network Design
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) 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 2 (15.38%) BS25999
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