The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CHAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CHAP over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)
UK
Rank - 628 -
Contract jobs citing CHAP 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.004% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.026% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CHAP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 6502 7774 7741
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.64% 14.72% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4001 4619 4207
Median daily rate £400 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 337 430
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

CHAP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CHAP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for CHAP in the UK

CHAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CHAP in the UK

CHAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CHAP in the UK

CHAP
Top 6 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CHAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CHAP.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) SEPA

CHAP
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Payments Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP