Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 331 363
Rank change year-on-year -29 +32 +5
Contract jobs citing CIPD 8 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.66% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 6
South East median daily rate £525 £450 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +140.00% -35.34%
10th Percentile £210 £290 £147
90th Percentile £538 £540 £211
England median daily rate £330 £338 £323
% change year-on-year -2.22% +4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £22.50 -
England median hourly rate £15.66 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year -30.40% - -

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 3,693 4,225 5,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.20% 27.19% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,050 2,585 3,051
South East median daily rate £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +1.39% +6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £255 £256
90th Percentile £569 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 244 261
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £26.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.19% -25.71% +100.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £53.38 £60.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +1.85% +42.11%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 -34 3 £525 +16.67%
Hampshire +2 2 £275 -5.17%
Berkshire -20 2 £525 +16.67%
Surrey -27 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £525 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £140 -
CIPD
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Law
1 2 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Coaching
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) People Management
1 2 (25.00%) Learning Management System
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) APMP
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
2 1 (12.50%) SFIA
2 1 (12.50%) Service Design
2 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Finance

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 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 2 (25.00%) Law
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Capability Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) HR Advisor
2 1 (12.50%) HR Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) HR Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 2 (25.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Coaching
1 2 (25.00%) People Management
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Service Design
2 1 (12.50%) SFIA
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) APMP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner