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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 588 573
Rank change year-on-year +35 -15  
Contract jobs citing CIPD 13 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.055% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 23
Median daily rate £450 £210 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +114.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £200 £300
% change year-on-year +125.00% -33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8561 10263 9833
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.66% 20.92% 20.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5389 6476 5665
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 375 443
Median hourly rate £30.94 £35.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.96% +57.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

CIPD
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing CIPD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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
South East +12 11 £450 +130.76% 1
South West - 4 £450 - 2
London +30 1 - - 1
CIPD
UK

CIPD
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 12 (31.58%) Coaching
3 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (26.32%) People Management
3 10 (26.32%) Performance Management
3 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) Legal
4 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.05%) Retail
5 8 (21.05%) Matrix Organization
6 7 (18.42%) MS Office
7 6 (15.79%) Line Management
7 6 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (15.79%) Case Management
8 5 (13.16%) Change Management
8 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.53%) Law
9 4 (10.53%) Business Transformation
9 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
9 4 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (7.89%) NVQ Level 3
10 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
10 3 (7.89%) Smart Meter
10 3 (7.89%) Data Entry
10 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
10 3 (7.89%) Driving Licence
10 3 (7.89%) e-Learning
10 3 (7.89%) ECDL
11 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
11 2 (5.26%) Management Information System

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 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Office
2 6 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) NAS
1 1 (2.63%) Skype
General
1 18 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 9 (23.68%) Legal
3 8 (21.05%) Retail
4 4 (10.53%) Law
5 2 (5.26%) Finance
6 1 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) HR Manager
1 7 (18.42%) Trainer
2 4 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (5.26%) Analyst
3 2 (5.26%) Consultant
3 2 (5.26%) HR Advisor
3 2 (5.26%) HR Specialist
3 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
4 1 (2.63%) Business Information Analyst
4 1 (2.63%) Development Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Information Analyst
4 1 (2.63%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (2.63%) Junior
4 1 (2.63%) MI Analyst
4 1 (2.63%) MI Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Resource Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (7.89%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.89%) e-Learning
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.89%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Coaching
2 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (26.32%) People Management
2 10 (26.32%) Performance Management
3 8 (21.05%) Matrix Organization
4 6 (15.79%) Case Management
4 6 (15.79%) Line Management
5 5 (13.16%) Change Management
6 4 (10.53%) Business Transformation
6 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.89%) Data Entry
8 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.63%) Matrix Management
9 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.63%) Quality Management
9 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ECDL
1 3 (7.89%) NVQ Level 3
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) MCIPD
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
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