Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 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.

Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 884 861 885
Rank change year-on-year -23 +24 -21
Contract jobs citing CITP 12 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.024% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.062% 0.12% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 5
UK median daily rate £600 £550 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +14.58% +3.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £675 £750
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +62.16%
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 19282 21637 22697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.71% 20.61% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11828 13510 13678
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £244 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 874 1093
UK median hourly rate £25.69 £25.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.23% +3.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £25.06
% change year-on-year +1.85% +7.74% +31.89%

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
Top 4 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 November 2017. 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 -20 12 £600 +9.09% 2
London -15 8 £600 +20.00%
UK excluding London +26 4 - - 2
South West - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CITP 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 CITP.

1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) PRINCE2
3 10 (83.33%) ITIL
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) Chartered Engineer
4 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (58.33%) ISEB
6 6 (50.00%) UML
6 6 (50.00%) Six Sigma
6 6 (50.00%) SWOT Analysis
6 6 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 6 (50.00%) Use Case
6 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (50.00%) Swim Lanes
6 6 (50.00%) CBAP
7 5 (41.67%) Degree
8 4 (33.33%) JIRA
8 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
8 4 (33.33%) CISSP
8 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
8 4 (33.33%) Information Assurance
8 4 (33.33%) Bitbucket
8 4 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (33.33%) Service Design
9 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
9 3 (25.00%) Master's Degree
9 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree

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 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Head of Design
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Information
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Information Systems
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (8.33%) CESG
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) PRINCE2
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 6 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (50.00%) Swim Lanes
3 6 (50.00%) SWOT Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) UML
3 6 (50.00%) Use Case
4 4 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 4 (33.33%) Service Design
5 3 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (25.00%) DSDM
5 3 (25.00%) Kanban
5 3 (25.00%) RAD
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) ISEB
5 6 (50.00%) CBAP
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) CISSP
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (25.00%) Master's Degree
8 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (16.67%) MBCS
10 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (8.33%) CISM
10 1 (8.33%) IISP
10 1 (8.33%) PMP
10 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) SAP