Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CIPD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 824 806
Rank change year-on-year +3 -18 -32
Contract jobs citing CIPD 41 31 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.032% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 33
England median daily rate £300 £300 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.37% +20.49%
10th Percentile £112 £178 £164
90th Percentile £549 £550 £600
UK median daily rate £300 £285 £379
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.75% +20.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
England median hourly rate £15.66 £22.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.82% - -33.33%
UK median hourly rate £15.66 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -28.82% - -15.38%

CIPD is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17830 19900 20816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.81% 20.40% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10958 12436 12673
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £605 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 830 784 1009
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +26.32%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.15 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £48.84
UK median hourly rate £25.69 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.23% +3.00% +31.58%

CIPD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CIPD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CIPD in England

CIPD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CIPD in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CIPD in England

CIPD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CIPD in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CIPD in England

CIPD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIPD in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CIPD in England

CIPD
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIPD within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 21 £335 +8.06% 1
South East +5 8 £108 -67.18% 3
North of England +60 5 £313 +25.00% 2
South West 0 4 £585 +80.00% 1
North West +30 3 £288 +15.00% 1
Midlands +31 2 £250 +25.00%
West Midlands +20 2 £250 +25.00%
East of England -1 1 - -
North East - 1 £325 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
CIPD
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CIPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CIPD.

1 12 (29.27%) Project Management
1 12 (29.27%) Change Management
2 7 (17.07%) e-Learning
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 7 (17.07%) Performance Management
3 6 (14.63%) Law
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
5 4 (9.76%) Logistics
5 4 (9.76%) NVQ Level 3
5 4 (9.76%) EAM
5 4 (9.76%) SAP
5 4 (9.76%) Maximo
5 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) Finance
6 3 (7.32%) Coaching
6 3 (7.32%) Human Resource Management
6 3 (7.32%) SaaS
6 3 (7.32%) Office 365
6 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
6 3 (7.32%) Legal
6 3 (7.32%) Quality Management
6 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) Northgate
7 2 (4.88%) MCIPD
7 2 (4.88%) ResourceLink

CIPD
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Maximo
2 2 (4.88%) iTrent
2 2 (4.88%) ResourceLink
2 2 (4.88%) SAP HR
2 2 (4.88%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Skype
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) SMS
2 1 (2.44%) WebEx
General
1 6 (14.63%) Law
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Trainer
2 7 (17.07%) HR Manager
3 6 (14.63%) IT Trainer
3 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.76%) HR Advisor
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Change Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Change Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Communications Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) HR Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.44%) HR Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Mac Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Project Change Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Resource Planning Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Transformation Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) e-Learning
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Change Management
1 12 (29.27%) Project Management
2 7 (17.07%) Performance Management
3 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
3 4 (9.76%) EAM
3 4 (9.76%) Logistics
3 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.32%) Coaching
4 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
4 3 (7.32%) Human Resource Management
4 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.32%) Quality Management
4 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) Case Management
5 2 (4.88%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (4.88%) ERP
5 2 (4.88%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (2.44%) B2B
6 1 (2.44%) Benchmarking
6 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (4.88%) Master's Degree
3 2 (4.88%) MBA
3 2 (4.88%) MCIPD
3 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.88%) PMP
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.44%) GDPR
1 1 (2.44%) QA
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) SAP
3 2 (4.88%) Northgate
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle