The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for ECDL 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
England / North West
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ECDL 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £103 £110
% change year-on-year +168.29% -6.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.32 - -

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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 482 801 747
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.67% 20.87% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 398 340
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 50 70
Median hourly rate £42.48 £40.00 £46.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.18% -14.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ECDL in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ECDL in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ECDL within the North West 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
Cheshire - 3 - -
ECDL
England

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for ECDL.

1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CIPD
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) QMS
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements

ECDL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Coordinator
2 3 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Project Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Project Assistant
4 1 (16.67%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Project Support Coordinator
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Coordinator
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) QMS
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CIPD
1 1 (16.67%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft