The table below looks at the statistics for ECDL in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ECDL over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
UK
Rank 584 624 609
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -15
Contract jobs citing ECDL 13 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.010% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.045% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £121 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £112 £110
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 - -

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
9337 11050 10583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.85% 21.27% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6009 6880 6053
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 437 497
Median hourly rate £30.00 £39.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +80.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.47 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

ECDL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ECDL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ECDL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ECDL
Daily Rate Trend

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

ECDL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ECDL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ECDL within the UK.

ECDL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ECDL
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ECDL within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 12 - -
North West +20 5 - -
South East - 5 - -
Warrington - 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 - -
Hampshire - 3 - -
Southampton - 3 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
County Londonderry - 1 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 - -

ECDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ECDL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ECDL.

1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) SLA
3 10 (37.04%) SharePoint
3 10 (37.04%) MS Office
3 10 (37.04%) Project Management
3 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
3 10 (37.04%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (25.93%) NHS
5 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 4 (14.81%) Release Management
6 4 (14.81%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (14.81%) Information Governance
6 4 (14.81%) Electronic Patient Records
6 4 (14.81%) Service Management
6 4 (14.81%) Maya
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 3 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) Data Entry
7 3 (11.11%) CIPD
7 3 (11.11%) Degree
7 3 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.11%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
8 2 (7.41%) QA
8 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
8 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland

ECDL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (37.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
1 10 (37.04%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (14.81%) Maya
3 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Lorenzo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Administrator
1 8 (29.63%) Project Administrator
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Project Assistant
5 4 (14.81%) Coordinator
5 4 (14.81%) IT Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) IT Support
5 4 (14.81%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Technician
7 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
7 2 (7.41%) Trainer
8 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Support Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) NHS
2 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (7.41%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Project Management
2 4 (14.81%) Information Governance
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Release Management
2 4 (14.81%) Service Management
2 4 (14.81%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (11.11%) Change Management
3 3 (11.11%) Data Entry
3 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Contract Management
4 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) QMS
5 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) CIPD
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) NVQ Level 3
2 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft