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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
Rank 611 590 576
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -14
Contract jobs citing CITP 8 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.022% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.073% 0.11% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Average daily rate £615 £681 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +23.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £694 -
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
10904 10292 9385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 20.31% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6732 5960 5067
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 498 480 434
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 2016.

CITP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CITP
Top 4 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 8 £615 -9.72% 10
London -3 6 £615 +6.95% 3
Manchester -15 2 - - 2
North West -21 2 - - 2

CITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (84.62%) PRINCE2
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) Cognos
4 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) Workflow
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) ACBS
6 3 (23.08%) Workflow Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) Office 365
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) MBCS
6 3 (23.08%) Use Case
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) CISSP
7 2 (15.38%) Legal
7 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery

CITP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) ACBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) ICT Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Information Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Security Assurance Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) IT Director
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Director
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) CESG
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) PRINCE2
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
5 4 (30.77%) Workflow
6 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) Use Case
6 3 (23.08%) Workflow Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
7 2 (15.38%) Network Management
7 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MBCS
3 2 (15.38%) CLAS
3 2 (15.38%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (7.69%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) IISP
4 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) RMADS
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos
3 4 (30.77%) HP