The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ECDL qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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.

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 650 634
Rank change year-on-year +65 -16  
Contract jobs citing ECDL 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.022% 0.017% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £7.75 -
% change year-on-year +106.45% -  

ECDL 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 8905 11622 10650
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.24% 21.90% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5328 7267 6206
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 486 440 554
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 £12.52 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ECDL in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ECDL.

Contractor daily rate trend for ECDL in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ECDL.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ECDL in the UK

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Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ECDL within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +47 2 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ECDL 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 ECDL.

1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 4 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 2 (16.67%) e-Learning
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) QMS
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Job Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
5 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Learning Management System
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management

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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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support
2 3 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Technician
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) e-Learning
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Learning Management System
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (8.33%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) QMS
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Job Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix