Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CIPD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 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)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 371 365 331
Rank change year-on-year -6 -34 +31
Contract jobs citing CIPD 11 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.069% 0.042% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.19% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
South East median daily rate £130 £208 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.35% -53.89% +140.00%
10th Percentile £120 £143 £303
90th Percentile £469 £274 £590
England median daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £22.50
England median hourly rate - £15.66 £22.00
% change year-on-year - -28.82% -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,692 3,711 4,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.24% 22.49% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,077 2,082 2,457
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £260
90th Percentile £588 £568 £575
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 190 220
South East median hourly rate £38.25 £25.69 £23.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.89% +10.42% -33.53%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.88 £50.00
England median hourly rate £28.52 £23.50 £25.94
% change year-on-year +21.34% -9.40% -1.19%

CIPD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CIPD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CIPD in the South East

CIPD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CIPD in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for CIPD in the South East

CIPD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CIPD in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CIPD in the South East

CIPD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIPD in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CIPD in the South East

CIPD
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIPD within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Thames Valley +24 9 £130 -7.14%
Berkshire +7 9 £130 -
Surrey -18 2 £400 -
CIPD
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CIPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for CIPD.

1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
1 4 (36.36%) Legal
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (36.36%) Due Diligence
2 3 (27.27%) Law
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) SaaS
4 1 (9.09%) C

CIPD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
General
1 4 (36.36%) Legal
2 3 (27.27%) Law
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Due Diligence
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft