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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 629 645
Rank change year-on-year +51 +16  
Contract jobs citing CITP 23 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.028% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.13% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 0
Median daily rate £650 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 £500 -
% change year-on-year +27.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8902 11739 10644
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.24% 21.83% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5326 7337 6185
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 445 556
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.64 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

CITP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CITP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CITP in the UK

CITP
Top 11 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 23 £650 +30.00% 3
Wiltshire - 12 £638 -
South West - 12 £638 - 1
London +20 9 £713 +46.15% 1
Corsham - 6 £593 -
City of London - 6 £700 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £719 -
Birmingham - 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 £719 -
West Midlands - 1 £300 - 1
Essex - 1 £719 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 25 (89.29%) PRINCE2
2 23 (82.14%) Security Cleared
3 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (67.86%) Chartered Engineer
5 18 (64.29%) MBCS
5 18 (64.29%) Degree
5 18 (64.29%) ITIL
6 17 (60.71%) DV Cleared
7 16 (57.14%) Project Management
8 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
9 12 (42.86%) Computer Science
10 11 (39.29%) PMP
10 11 (39.29%) PMI Certification
10 11 (39.29%) DevOps
10 11 (39.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (35.71%) Confluence
11 10 (35.71%) Bitbucket
11 10 (35.71%) Atlassian
11 10 (35.71%) JIRA
11 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
12 9 (32.14%) ISEB
13 8 (28.57%) Service Management
13 8 (28.57%) Migration
13 8 (28.57%) Scrum
13 8 (28.57%) Kanban
14 7 (25.00%) SWOT Analysis
14 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (25.00%) Puppet

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 10 (35.71%) Confluence
2 4 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Bitbucket
1 10 (35.71%) JIRA
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Electronics
3 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
1 9 (32.14%) Business Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Head of Delivery
3 6 (21.43%) Head of Design
4 5 (17.86%) Security Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Programme Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Engineering Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Data Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Security Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (25.00%) PMI
4 3 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (10.71%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (10.71%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.14%) CESG
6 1 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) PRINCE2
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (64.29%) ITIL
4 16 (57.14%) Project Management
5 11 (39.29%) DevOps
6 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
6 10 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (28.57%) Kanban
7 8 (28.57%) Migration
7 8 (28.57%) Scrum
7 8 (28.57%) Service Management
8 7 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
8 7 (25.00%) Six Sigma
8 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (25.00%) Swim Lanes
8 7 (25.00%) SWOT Analysis
8 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 7 (25.00%) UML
8 7 (25.00%) Use Case
9 6 (21.43%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) Security Cleared
2 19 (67.86%) Chartered Engineer
3 18 (64.29%) Degree
3 18 (64.29%) MBCS
4 17 (60.71%) DV Cleared
5 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
6 11 (39.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (39.29%) PMI Certification
6 11 (39.29%) PMP
7 9 (32.14%) ISEB
8 7 (25.00%) CBAP
9 5 (17.86%) IISP
10 4 (14.29%) Postgraduate
11 2 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (7.14%) CISSP
12 1 (3.57%) CISM
12 1 (3.57%) CLAS
12 1 (3.57%) ISACA
12 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
12 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Ansible
1 7 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Atlassian
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) TOWER Software