The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ECDL qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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.

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 619 640
Rank change year-on-year +27 +21  
Contract jobs citing ECDL 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.024% 0.028% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £7.75 -
% change year-on-year +106.45% -  

ECDL 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 8348 10632 9587
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.31% 21.57% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10724 14612 11636
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 965 838 984
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.80 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.90% +23.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.75 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +24.44%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ECDL in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ECDL in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ECDL in England

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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 ECDL within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Midlands - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
ECDL
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 across the England region with a requirement for ECDL.

1 4 (40.00%) SLA
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (10.00%) Job Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) VLE
4 1 (10.00%) Learning Management System
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (10.00%) QMS
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

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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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (30.00%) IT Support
1 3 (30.00%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Assistant
3 1 (10.00%) Project Support Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Support Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Content Management
2 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) Job Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Line Management
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) QMS
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix