Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 June 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 IT Professional (CITP)
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 877 813 872
Rank change year-on-year -64 +59 -19
Contract jobs citing CITP 6 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.031% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.032% 0.15% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 20
UK median daily rate £569 £650 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +30.00% -26.61%
10th Percentile £478 £425 £368
90th Percentile £750 £744 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £569 £625 £500
% change year-on-year -9.00% +25.00% -26.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CITP 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18,973 18,448 22,921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.92% 20.14% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,345 11,388 14,322
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £594 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 859 936 847
UK median hourly rate £24.56 £30.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.13% -3.23% +37.78%
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £52.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -19.35% -11.43% +55.56%

CITP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CITP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CITP in the UK

CITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CITP in the UK

CITP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CITP over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CITP in the UK

CITP
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CITP within the UK over the 6 months to 24 June 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
UK excluding London -45 6 £569 -9.00% 1
England -71 5 £569 -12.50% 1
South East - 3 £550 - 1
North of England -18 2 £733 +46.45%
North East - 2 £733 -
South West -6 1 £550 -13.73%
Yorkshire - 1 £733 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CITP 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 with a requirement for CITP.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) APMG
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) iPaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) SFIA
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (16.67%) IISP
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

CITP
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) iPaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Projects
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) SFIA
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (16.67%) APMG
2 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) IISP
2 1 (16.67%) MAPM
2 1 (16.67%) MBCS
2 1 (16.67%) MCSD
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Infor
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com