Period
to 25 February 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 25 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 IT Professional (CITP)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 853 827 869
Rank change year-on-year -26 +42 -2
Contract jobs citing CITP 13 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.025% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.069% 0.12% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 10
UK median daily rate £594 £625 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +34.41% -31.11%
10th Percentile £547 £438 £366
90th Percentile £750 £738 £654
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £675 -
% change year-on-year -12.96% - -
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 18,816 19,730 22,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.82% 20.73% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,498 12,493 13,751
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 842 912 1,002
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - +44.74%
10th Percentile £12.03 £12.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.19 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.22 £27.50 £30.11
% change year-on-year -4.67% -8.65% +54.38%

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 25 February 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 25 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
England -32 13 £594 -5.00% 1
London -31 7 £600 +17.07% 1
UK excluding London +3 6 £588 -12.96%
South West +21 4 £550 -
South East -8 2 £550 -
North of England +22 1 £733 +8.59%
North East - 1 £733 -
Yorkshire - 1 £733 -

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) PRINCE2
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) Chartered Engineer
4 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (46.15%) ISEB
5 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) Lean Six Sigma
6 5 (38.46%) Use Case
6 5 (38.46%) SWOT Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) Six Sigma
6 5 (38.46%) Scrum
6 5 (38.46%) CISSP
6 5 (38.46%) UML
6 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) CBAP
6 5 (38.46%) Swim Lanes
7 4 (30.77%) Service Design
7 4 (30.77%) Kanban
7 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance
7 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
7 4 (30.77%) PMI
7 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (23.08%) RAD
8 3 (23.08%) DSDM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Military
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Head of Design
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Information
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Information Systems
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Projects
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) PMI
3 2 (15.38%) CESG
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (7.69%) Social Media
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) PRINCE2
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Six Sigma
4 5 (38.46%) Swim Lanes
4 5 (38.46%) SWOT Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) UML
4 5 (38.46%) Use Case
5 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance
5 4 (30.77%) Kanban
5 4 (30.77%) Service Design
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (23.08%) Feature Driven Development
6 3 (23.08%) MSF
6 3 (23.08%) RAD
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Chartered Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) ISEB
5 5 (38.46%) CBAP
5 5 (38.46%) CISSP
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (23.08%) Master's Degree
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (15.38%) IISP
8 2 (15.38%) MBCS
9 1 (7.69%) APMG
9 1 (7.69%) ISACA
9 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) SAP