The table below looks at the statistics for IRCA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IRCA over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing IRCA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
10721 10370 9716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.15% 20.27% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6618 5988 5227
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 491 446
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

IRCA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IRCA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

IRCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IRCA
Daily Rate Trend

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

IRCA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IRCA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IRCA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IRCA
Top 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IRCA 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 IRCA.

1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) QiCA
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO13485
1 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit

IRCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IRCA 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 IRCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Auditor
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Auditor
1 1 (50.00%) Compliance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Governance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SOX Auditor
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Internal Audit
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) QiCA
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) ISO13485
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley