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 27 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.

Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 634 622
Rank change year-on-year +56 -12  
Contract jobs citing CITP 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.054% 0.054% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Median daily rate £488 £450 £681
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.38% -33.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £354 £663
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £561 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 £450 £681
% change year-on-year +11.22% -33.94%  
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 9336 11096 10841
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.79% 20.84% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5942 6920 6146
Median daily rate £420 £405 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 405 500
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

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
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 3 months to 27 March 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 +49 5 £488 +8.38% 4
London +32 3 £475 +5.55% 3
City of London +5 3 £475 +5.55%
North West +26 1 £501 -
South West - 1 - - 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 £501 -
Lancashire - 1 £501 -
Bristol - 1 - -

CITP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) DV Cleared
3 12 (63.16%) ITIL
4 11 (57.89%) Six Sigma
4 11 (57.89%) Business Analysis
5 10 (52.63%) ISEB
5 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
6 9 (47.37%) UML
6 9 (47.37%) SWOT Analysis
6 9 (47.37%) Lean Six Sigma
6 9 (47.37%) Use Case
6 9 (47.37%) Chartered Engineer
6 9 (47.37%) CBAP
6 9 (47.37%) Swim Lanes
7 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (42.11%) Information Security
8 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
9 6 (31.58%) CISSP
9 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
9 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
10 5 (26.32%) MBCS
10 5 (26.32%) CESG
10 5 (26.32%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (26.32%) IISP
11 4 (21.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (21.05%) Business Process Analysis
11 4 (21.05%) Load Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Network Security
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Business Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 7 (36.84%) Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Security Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Domain Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
7 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) CISSP Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
7 1 (5.26%) IT Security Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Principal Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Principal Security Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Architect
7 1 (5.26%) UML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) CESG
3 4 (21.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) ITIL
3 11 (57.89%) Business Analysis
3 11 (57.89%) Six Sigma
4 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (47.37%) Lean Six Sigma
5 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
5 9 (47.37%) Swim Lanes
5 9 (47.37%) SWOT Analysis
5 9 (47.37%) UML
5 9 (47.37%) Use Case
6 8 (42.11%) Information Security
7 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
8 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
9 4 (21.05%) Business Process Analysis
9 4 (21.05%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (21.05%) Load Testing
10 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
10 2 (10.53%) Service Continuity Management
10 2 (10.53%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 13 (68.42%) DV Cleared
3 10 (52.63%) ISEB
4 9 (47.37%) CBAP
4 9 (47.37%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (31.58%) CISSP
5 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (26.32%) IISP
6 5 (26.32%) MBCS
7 3 (15.79%) CISA
8 2 (10.53%) BC Cleared
8 2 (10.53%) CISM
9 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (5.26%) CEH
9 1 (5.26%) Degree
9 1 (5.26%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) BS25999
1 2 (10.53%) ISO22301
2 1 (5.26%) COBIT
2 1 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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