Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 863 900
Rank change year-on-year +6 +37 -47
Contract jobs citing CITP 21 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.027% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.13% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 1
UK median daily rate £675 £550 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.73% -26.67% +62.16%
10th Percentile £385 £400 £725
90th Percentile £752 £740 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £613 £750
% change year-on-year -26.04% -18.33% +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 18486 22349 22280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.61% 21.03% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11289 13874 13354
UK median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £240 £240
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 850 1087
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £26.74 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.83% +12.60% +21.79%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +25.00%

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 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CITP in the UK

CITP
Top 7 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 20 October 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 +39 21 £675 +22.73% 2
London +13 11 £713 +42.50%
UK excluding London +45 10 £453 -26.04% 2
South West - 8 £453 - 2
Midlands +36 1 £300 -53.85%
West Midlands +24 1 £300 -53.85%
East of England - 1 £719 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 19 (90.48%) PRINCE2
2 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
3 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (61.90%) Degree
4 13 (61.90%) Chartered Engineer
5 12 (57.14%) ITIL
6 10 (47.62%) Project Management
6 10 (47.62%) MBCS
6 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
7 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (38.10%) PMI Certification
8 7 (33.33%) JIRA
8 7 (33.33%) Information Assurance
8 7 (33.33%) Bitbucket
8 7 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
9 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
9 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
9 6 (28.57%) ISEB
9 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
10 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
10 5 (23.81%) PMP
10 5 (23.81%) UML
10 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (23.81%) Scrum
10 5 (23.81%) Six Sigma
10 5 (23.81%) Kanban
10 5 (23.81%) SWOT Analysis
10 5 (23.81%) Computer Science

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 4 (19.05%) Confluence
1 4 (19.05%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 7 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Security Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Head of Design
4 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Head of Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Head of Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Head of Information
6 1 (4.76%) Head of Information Systems
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (19.05%) PMI
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (4.76%) CESG
5 1 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) PRINCE2
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) ITIL
4 10 (47.62%) Project Management
5 7 (33.33%) Information Assurance
6 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
7 5 (23.81%) Kanban
7 5 (23.81%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (23.81%) SABSA
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Security Architecture
7 5 (23.81%) Six Sigma
7 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (23.81%) Swim Lanes
7 5 (23.81%) SWOT Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) UML
7 5 (23.81%) Use Case
8 4 (19.05%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) Chartered Engineer
2 13 (61.90%) Degree
3 10 (47.62%) DV Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) MBCS
4 8 (38.10%) PMI Certification
4 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (28.57%) ISEB
7 5 (23.81%) CBAP
7 5 (23.81%) PMP
8 4 (19.05%) CISSP
8 4 (19.05%) IISP
8 4 (19.05%) Master's Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Postgraduate
9 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (4.76%) CISM
10 1 (4.76%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
2 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) TOWER Software
3 1 (4.76%) VMware