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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
Rank - 588 539
Contract jobs citing CITP 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.047% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £525 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £525 £370
% change year-on-year
- +41.89%
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
10467 10537 8621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.01% 19.44% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6000 6130 4641
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 516 543 460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 10 (76.92%) PRINCE2
1 10 (76.92%) Project Management
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) Change Management
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) HNC
2 6 (46.15%) HND
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
4 3 (23.08%) IIS
4 3 (23.08%) GIS
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) CISSP
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Postgraduate
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (15.38%) MBCS
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Law
5 2 (15.38%) Legal
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) CESG

CITP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Law
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Security Advisor
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Services Director
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) GIS
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (15.38%) CESG
3 2 (15.38%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) PKI
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) SUSE
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) PRINCE2
1 10 (76.92%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Change Management
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Information Management
4 2 (15.38%) SABSA
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) HNC
2 6 (46.15%) HND
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Postgraduate
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) MBCS
3 2 (15.38%) ISACA
3 2 (15.38%) CISM
4 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Sun
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Business Objects