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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
England / South East
Rank 230 257 258
Rank change year-on-year +27 +1  
Contract jobs citing CIPD 11 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.12% 0.062%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.43% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £450 £195 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +130.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £200 £300
% change year-on-year +125.00% -33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2221 2544 2656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.29% 27.66% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1321 1567 1375
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 105 107
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £62.75 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CIPD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +28 9 £450 +190.32%
Hampshire +8 2 £290 +45.00%
CIPD
England

CIPD
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CIPD 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 South East region with a requirement for CIPD.

1 18 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (40.74%) Coaching
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) People Management
5 8 (29.63%) Retail
6 7 (25.93%) Legal
6 7 (25.93%) MS Office
6 7 (25.93%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (22.22%) Case Management
8 5 (18.52%) Line Management
8 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
9 4 (14.81%) Change Management
9 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
10 3 (11.11%) Smart Meter
10 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
11 2 (7.41%) Degree
11 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
11 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
11 2 (7.41%) Finance
11 2 (7.41%) Law
12 1 (3.70%) ISEB
12 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills

CIPD
Top Related 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 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 18 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (29.63%) Retail
3 7 (25.93%) Legal
4 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 2 (7.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) HR Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Trainer
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) HR Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Business Information Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Information Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) MI Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) MI Business Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) MI Manager
4 1 (3.70%) MI Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 3 (11.11%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Coaching
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (33.33%) People Management
4 7 (25.93%) Matrix Organization
5 6 (22.22%) Case Management
6 5 (18.52%) Line Management
6 5 (18.52%) Performance Management
7 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
7 4 (14.81%) Change Management
8 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft