Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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.

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 849 853
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 -23
Contract jobs citing ECDL 10 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.017% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.056% 0.085% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
England median daily rate £300 £235 £133
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.66% +77.36% -
10th Percentile £171 £117 £101
90th Percentile £323 £408 £271
UK median daily rate £300 £235 £133
% change year-on-year +27.66% +77.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
England median hourly rate £15.48 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.86% -28.57% -19.80%
10th Percentile £13.11 £12.19 £16.25
90th Percentile £18.80 £12.75 £18.75
UK median hourly rate £15.48 £12.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +23.86% -28.57% -19.80%

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 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 17794 20024 20455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.75% 20.44% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10926 12502 12455
England median daily rate £426 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.66% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £600 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 832 774 994
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.77 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ECDL in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 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
Midlands - 5 £235 -
North of England +70 4 £313 +56.25% 1
North West +13 4 £313 +56.25%
West Midlands - 3 £235 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
London -37 1 £193 -32.46%
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UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Release Management
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) NHS
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Sophos
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Creative Thinking

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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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Officer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Release Management
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix