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 28 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.

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 609 604
Rank change year-on-year +34 -5  
Contract jobs citing ECDL 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.093% 0.048% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £275 £165 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £103 £110
% change year-on-year +168.29% -6.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - -

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 8586 10313 9835
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.64% 20.88% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5421 6523 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 419 374 443
Median hourly rate £30.94 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.60% +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

ECDL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 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
North West - 3 - -
North East - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
West Midlands +14 1 £275 -
ECDL
UK

ECDL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) SLA
3 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (36.00%) MS Office
3 9 (36.00%) Project Management
3 9 (36.00%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (28.00%) NHS
5 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (20.00%) Release Management
6 5 (20.00%) Information Governance
7 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) Service Management
7 4 (16.00%) Electronic Patient Records
8 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (12.00%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (12.00%) CIPD
8 3 (12.00%) QA
8 3 (12.00%) Maya
8 3 (12.00%) e-Learning
8 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (12.00%) NVQ Level 3
8 3 (12.00%) Data Entry
9 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
9 2 (8.00%) Legal

ECDL
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 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
1 9 (36.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (12.00%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Lorenzo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Administrator
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Project Administrator
2 6 (24.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Project Assistant
4 4 (16.00%) Coordinator
4 4 (16.00%) IT Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) IT Support
4 4 (16.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Technician
5 3 (12.00%) Trainer
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Manager
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) NHS
2 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (12.00%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 5 (20.00%) Release Management
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Data Entry
4 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (12.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Contract Management
5 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) Line Management
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) QMS
6 1 (4.00%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) CIPD
2 3 (12.00%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) SLA
2 3 (12.00%) QA
3 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft