Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for CIPD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 January 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 West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 200 203
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing CIPD 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.076% 0.019% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.061% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
South West median daily rate £585 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +20.00% +63.04%
10th Percentile £185 £450 £355
90th Percentile £717 £450 £395
England median daily rate £300 £338 £330
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.66 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -28.82% - -33.33%

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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,427 1,643 1,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.10% 30.88% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 1,037 1,232
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £215 £223 £263
90th Percentile £600 £563 £531
England median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 131 131
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -8.50% +5.08%
10th Percentile £16.38 £14.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.60 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.38 £25.50 £25.66
% change year-on-year -8.33% -0.62% +35.05%

CIPD
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for CIPD in the South West

CIPD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CIPD in the South West

CIPD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CIPD in the South West over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CIPD in the South West

CIPD
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Bristol - 2 £85 - 1
Wiltshire +4 1 £700 +55.56% 1
CIPD
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for CIPD.

1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Law
2 2 (50.00%) MBA
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Human Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management

CIPD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

General
1 3 (75.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Development Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) HR Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Transformation Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Human Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Master's Degree
1 2 (50.00%) MBA