Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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.

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 882 869 878
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing ECDL 14 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.073% 0.079% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 8
UK median daily rate £300 £235 £133
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.66% +77.36% -
10th Percentile £178 £117 £101
90th Percentile £338 £408 £271
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £160 £120
% change year-on-year +87.21% +33.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
UK median hourly rate £15.48 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.86% -28.57% -19.80%
10th Percentile £13.11 £12.19 £16.25
90th Percentile £18.80 £12.75 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.48 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year +23.86% - -

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 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%

ECDL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ECDL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ECDL over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 10 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 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
UK excluding London +34 11 £300 +87.21% 3
England -14 10 £300 +27.66% 3
Midlands - 5 £235 - 1
North of England +56 4 £313 +56.25% 1
North West +30 4 £313 +56.25%
West Midlands - 3 £235 -
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
London -15 1 £193 -32.46%
Wales - 1 £300 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Release Management
5 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) NHS
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
7 2 (14.29%) Change Control
7 2 (14.29%) Office 365
7 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
7 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (14.29%) Skype
7 2 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared

ECDL
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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) SMS
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Project Officer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Release Management
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Change Control
6 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Data Management
7 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CIPD
4 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix