The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
Rank 578 551 583
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +32
Contract jobs citing CITP 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.010% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.091% 0.057% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £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 - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11009 8703 10486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.54% 18.21% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6226 4603 5411
Average daily rate £375 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £532 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 484 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.01 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.68 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%

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 17 April 2014.

CITP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CITP
Top 14 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -31 9 £525 +41.89% 1
London -31 5 £525 -
South East -15 3 £525 +41.89% 1
City of London -10 2 - -
Hampshire -4 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
South West - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -

CITP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) UML
5 4 (33.33%) ISEB
5 4 (33.33%) Use Case
5 4 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (33.33%) SWOT Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) CBAP
6 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) COBIT
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
8 1 (8.33%) Big Data

CITP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Principal Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Information Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) E-Learning
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 4 (33.33%) SWOT Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 4 (33.33%) Use Case
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Business Development
6 1 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) ISEB
4 4 (33.33%) CBAP
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (8.33%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Fujitsu
2 1 (8.33%) Lumesse
2 1 (8.33%) IBM